Frequently asked questions
What are the advantages of Shockwave Therapy..?
- Can be used to treat both acute and chronic conditions
Can optimise healing of acute and chronic tendon injuries
A significant clinical benefit is usually seen within 6-8 sessions of treatment
Shockwave therapy is non invasive and non surgical
There is no medication involved
Does my insurance cover Shockwave Therapy..?
This is policy dependent and patient’s usually require authorisation from the provider prior to treatment commencing. We recommend you phone your provider.
How many sessions will I need..?
The number of treatment sessions required will vary depending on the injury and how long the condition has been present, but significant clinical benefit is usually seen within 6-8 sessions of treatment.
What ages is it suitable for..?
Shockwave Therapy is suitable for clients aged 18 and over.
Shockwave therapy is not suitable for clients who:
Have a malignant tumour (cancer)
Are pregnant or trying to conceive
Have an infection
Have a cardiac pacemaker
Take anti-coagulants (blood thinners) such as warfarin
Have a nerve or circulation disorder
Are under 18 years of age