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Shockwave Therapy

Why Shockwave Therapy?

Shockwave Therapy is the next step if conservative treatments such as physiotherapy (exercises), rest, ice therapy and painkillers have already been tried. It is a minimally invasive treatment that is carried out on an outpatient basis meaning you can continue life as normal the same day. The Shockwave treatment in our East Sheen/ Richmond clinic can offer relief from pain and other symptoms associated with chronic/ long term conditions.

The Benefits Include:

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No anaesthesia
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Non invasive
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No medication
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No surgery
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Fast treatment
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Fewer complications
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Virtually painless after treatment
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Quick recovery and quick results

How we can help

Shockwave is an effective treatment for long term tendon/ connective tissue / muscle/ joint pain, even when the issue has not responded to other forms of treatment.

Shockwave can treat

Shockwave Therapy Is Offered To Patients With Resistant Tendinopathies And Myofascial Pain Including;

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Achilles Tendinopathy
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Tennis Elbow
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Shin Splints/ Medial tibial stress syndrome
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Hamstring Tendinopathy
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Golfers Elbow
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Myofascial (Muscular trigger point) pain.
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Plantar Fasciitis
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Patella Tendinopathy/ jumpers knee
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Heel Spurs
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Gluteal Tendinopathy (Lateral hip pain syndrome)

What to expect

Your initial appointment includes a short clinical history & physical assessment then treatment lasting 1 hour . Follow up treatments are 30 minutes.

You can direct your treatment intensity and treatments offered so you get the most out of your treatment. We include massage, exercises, acupuncture and other complimentary treatments in the same session when appropriate.

East Sheen, Richmond

1hr Initial Shockwave Therapy Treatment

Physical examination & treatment

£100

30min Follow Up Appointment

£75

Are There Any Risks Or Side Effects With Shockwave Therapy?

You will experience some pain during the treatment, but you should be able to tolerate this. Following the treatment, you may experience redness, bruising, swelling and numbness around the treatment area. These side effects should resolve within a week, before your next treatment.

The National Institute of Health Care Excellent (nice.org) – the body who helps set best practices within the NHS – has declared extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy to be safe and initial trials show positive results;

Shockwave Therapy (Radial Extracorporeal)

Summit Wellbeing in East Sheen/ Mortlake offers Shockwave Therapy alongside other treatments. Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy applies pressure waves through the skin straight to the source of pain and discomfort. Extracorporeal means outside of the body. The shockwaves produced during treatment are mechanical and not electric; they are audible, low energy sound waves, which work by increasing blood flow and creating physiological changes in the injured area. This accelerates the body’s healing process. You will usually require a course of three treatments, one to two weeks apart.
Your initial Shockwave Therapy appointment in East Sheen includes a short clinical history & physical assessment then treatment lasting 1 hour. Treatments thereafter are 30 minutes.
We can direct your treatment intensity and treatments offered so you get the most out of your treatment. We include massage, exercises, acupuncture and other complimentary treatments in the same session when appropriate.

Summit Wellbeing – East Sheen – Richmond SW14

Serving

Kew – Barnes – Mortlake – Roehampton – Chiswick – Putney- Ham – Kingston – West London

Our clinic is based in East Sheen / Mortlake, Richmond. As Chiropractors, Osteopaths, Physio’s, Sports Therapists and Massage Therapists we regularly see patients with neck pain, back pain, sports injuries and other musculoskeletal issues, tailoring our treatments individually to each patient along with a full rehab program. Our therapists in East sheen/ Mortlake are fully registered and undergo extensive training to treat pain using various techniques including Chiropractic, Osteopathy & Physiotherapy plus acupuncture & dry needling.

If you live in East Sheen, Mortlake, Kew, Barnes or the surrounding areas feel free to drop in to discuss your pain and how our Chiropractor can help, or contact us via email or phone. Alternatively you can simply book online!

We look forward to meeting you at our East Sheen clinic!