The shockwave system uses the ballistic principle of shockwave generation. A pressure wave is formed via a projectile by using accelerated compressed air. The compressed air is generated by an electronically- controlled ballistic-pressure compressor. Using elastic impact , the kinetic energy of the projectile is transferred into the probe of the applicator and then through the patient’s skin and underlying muscles, tendons and ligaments.
The shockwave is aimed at the affected areas that are the source of chronic pain.
ESWT stimulates the production of new blood vessels at the affected muscles and tendons by increasing the release of Vascular Endothelial Growth Factors (VGEF) , Growth Factor Beta 1, chemotactic and mitogenic effect on otseoblasts.
Increase in cell membrane transmittance by improving ionic channels activity, stimulating cell division, stimulation of cellular cytokines production.
This is important in the repair of myoskeletal and ligamental structures
During Treatment you may experience tenderness at the site of treatment. But as the treatment progress, most patients feel that the pain actually decreases. The intensity of the energy delivered can be adjusted to the patient’s comfort.
After treatment ,you may experience temporary soreness, tenderness and swelling for a few days following the procedure as the shockwave stimulate an inflammatory response.
You should not have shockwave therapy if you have
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