FAQ  

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..?


In many cases, yes!
Choice Physio Ltd are approved by Axa PPP and Bupa to provide shockwave therapy for clients who have health insurance.

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.




Contraindications:


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





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