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Shockwave Therapy in Fort Lauderdale

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What is Radial Pressure Wave Therapy?

Radial Pressure Waves (RPW) are acoustic waves that generate oscillations in the tissue. Radial pressure wave therapy helps reduce muscle pain and activate connective tissue, temporarily aid in the increase of blood flow, and help in the treatment of tendinitis in hips and shoulders, and help sto improve pain in various musculoskeletal conditions.

What does RPW feel like?

Patients may report feeling soreness and a thump­ing sensation when the treatment head passes over dysfunctional tissues. Patients report feeling very little discomfort when it actively travels over healthy tissue. The level of discomfort depends on the area being treated, the settings on the device, and the acuity of the condition. Minor post-treatment sore­ness around the involved area is not uncommon.

How long do treatments last?

About 3 to 5 minutes.

How many treatments will I need?

Generally 4-6 treatments, potentially 8.

What are the benefits of RPW?

  • Short treatment time
  • Can treat large areas
  • Non-invasive and no known significant adverse effectds
  • Muscle massage with vibrating applicator
  • Results in a few treatments
  • Alternative to medication

What can RPW Treat?

  • Back pain
  • Shoulder pain
  • Elbow pain
  • Knee pain
  • Achilles tendon pain
  • Plantar & heel pain