Shockwave is the use of high pressure to cause water explosion to produce sound wave energy, these sound waves are reflected by the reflector and concentrated into a high-energy shock wave. The energy of the shock wave is about one thousand times that of the ultrasonic wave. It causes a physical shock in the human body, stimulates the release of growth hormone, causes microangiogenesis, and achieves the function of tissue regeneration and repair. The shock wave can promote tissue metabolism and circulation; the shock wave contains pain relief and tissue repair Function, it has an amazing curative effect on chronic pain of muscle health fascia disease and fracture nonunion.
- 1. By the targeted application of the shockwaves, stress to the surrounding tissues is quite insignificant.
- 2. The body not burdened by pharmaceuticals, except the short-term effect of local anesthesia is used.
- 3. The possibility of preventing the necessity of surgical intervention and its relevant hazards.
- 4. For some indications, such as tennis elbow, there is really no other effective treatment.
FAQs of shock wave therapy machine
How is Schockwave Therapy Performed?
ShockWave Therapy (or extracorporeal shockwave therapy (ESWT)) targets fat fibers with powerful sound waves in much the same way it’s been breaking up kidney stones for years. Our highly skilled practitioners use an FDA cleared soundwave device to direct vibrating waves against your fibrous tissue, shattering it, so your body can safely expel it.
Is Shockwave Therapy painful?
The providers at Contemporary Health Center minimize the discomfort of the treatment by skillfully manipulating the tissue and the direction of the pressure wave pulses. For most areas, such as the thighs and buttocks, the discomfort is minimal. You will feel a strong vibration during the procedure, but there won’t be any major discomfort.
The tenderness felt during or just after completion of the treatment may be moderate, but typically passes in 48 hours or less. Over-the-counter pain relievers can help reduce the level of discomfort until it passes.
What is shockwave therapy good for?
Sports medicine practitioners embrace benefits of extracorporeal shock wave therapy. Extracorporeal shock wave therapy (ESWT) is a noninvasive treatment that involves delivery of shock waves to injured soft tissue to reduce pain and promote healing.
Does Shockwave work on cellulite?
Other than treating chronic pain, ShockWave Therapy has been studied and shown to be effective for cellulite treatment. Undergoing shockwave therapy disrupts the fibrous tissue responsible for the uneven appearance on the skin.
What areas can be improved with Shockwave Therapy?
Shockwave is most often used to counter cellulite wherever it appears on the body – especially on the outer and inner thigh area and buttocks.
Are there side effects?
Unlike surgery or medications, Shockwave Therapy causes few or no side effects. You will feel a strong vibration during the procedure, but there won’t be any major discomfort. Afterward, you may experience slight discomfort, redness, hematomas, skin lesions with cortisone use,bruising, swelling, or sensitivity that will resolve on its own. Sensitivity and bruising may last up to 10 days before resolving. Over-the-counter pain relievers can help reduce the level of discomfort until it passes.