ADDRESS YOUR PAIN WITH SHOCKWAVE TREATMENTS

Shockwave Canada is committed to providing robust education and information to you the patient about how non-invasive shockwave technology works. Shockwave Technology also known as EPAT and Pressure Wave can successfully address acute and chronic pain such as: Knee Pain, Heel Pain , Foot Pain, Ankle Pain, Hamstring Pain, Back Pain, Neck Pain, Shoulder Pain , Elbow Pain, Wrist Pain and Hand Pain. It is also used to provide trigger point therapy, address sports injuries, scar tissue, stress fractures, enhance bone healing, sexual function and much more.

Shockwave therapy is a highly effective treatment method: high-energy sound waves are introduced into the painful areas of the body. It is one of the most advanced and highly effective noninvasive treatment methods cleared by the FDA. The treatment works by helping to improve the regenerative potential, enhancing blood circulation to regenerate damaged tissue.

Beneficial effects are often experienced after only 1 or 2 treatments and there is no downtime. The non-surgical therapy for pain eliminates pain and restores mobility, thus quickly improving patients’ quality of life.

Learn more about how Shockwave Therapy can address your pain, accelerate your healing and optimize your health.

BENEFITS OF SHOCKWAVE TREATMENT

  • 91% Success Rate (as per clinical studies)
  • Non-invasive
  • No anesthesia required
  • No risk of infection
  • No scarring
  • No downtime
  • Over 80% patient satisfaction
  • Cost effective
  • Faster, easier healing

CONDITIONS

Shockwave Technology can be utilized to effectively treat a wide variety of conditions including but not limited to the following : Knee Pain , Heel Pain , Foot Pain, Ankle Pain, Achilles, Planter Fasciitis, Hamstring Pain, Back Pain, Neck Pain, Shoulder Pain, Elbow Pain, Wrist Pain, Hand Pain, Tennis Elbow, Sports Injuries, Scar Tissue, Stress Fractures, enhance bone healing, sexual function such as Erectile Dysfunction, TMJ and much more.

WHERE IS YOUR PAIN?

  • BACK
  • FOOT AND ANKLE
  • FOREARM, WRIST AND HAND
  • LOWER LEG
  • NECK
  • PELVIS AND HIP
  • SHOULDER
  • THIGH AND KNEE
  • TRIGGER POINTS
  • UPPER ARM AND ELBOW

Foot and Ankle

Description

Heel pain is typically the result of overuse, but can be caused by a major injury. Heel pain usually occurs on the back or underside of your heel.

Ankle pain or a sprain is often the result of a forceful twisting of the ankle causing a tear of ligaments in the ankle, in which no bones are broken.

Symptoms

Heel pain on the bottom, front edge of the heel. Tenderness over the bottom of the foot. Pain, to varying degrees, when walking, which is usually worse in the morning and improves throughout the day.

Ankle pain, swelling, bluish discoloration, pain with walking, slight increased warmth to the injured area.

Treatment

Shockwave Technology also known as Pressure Wave and EPAT, Extracorporeal Pulse Activation Technology is an innovative, non-invasive and effective way to treat pain. Look for a physician in your area that utilizes Shockwave Technology.

Lower Leg

Description

Calf pain in the lower leg is often a result of inflammation of the tendon that extends from the lower calf to the heel. Pain is typically located at the back of the ankle and worsens with walking.

Shin pain can result from overuse of the leg. The pain can arise from inflammation of the bone, the muscle or connective tissue. The most common causes are ill-fitting shoes, over training, and/or running on hard surfaces.

Symptoms

Calf pain or swelling in the back of the ankle, decreased ankle movement.

Pain in the front and back of the shin that is often worse in the beginning of the exercise session, mild swelling of the front of the lower leg, pain with bending toes or foot downward

Treatment

Shockwave Technology also known as Pressure Wave and EPAT, Extracorporeal Pulse Activation Technology is an innovative, non-invasive and effective way to treat pain. Look for a physician in your area that utilizes Shockwave Technology.

Thigh and Knee

Description

Painful inflammation of a tendon or joint which can be the result of overuse or overstretching of the tendon, trauma, infection or inflammatory diseases.

Symptoms

Pain and tenderness along a tendon. Pain is worse with movement or activity, redness of the area over the tendon when there is inflammation.

Treatment

Shockwave Technology also known as Pressure Wave and EPAT, Extracorporeal Pulse Activation Technology is an innovative, non-invasive and effective way to treat pain. Look for a physician in your area that utilizes Shockwave Technology.

Pelvis and Hip

Description

Painful inflammation of a tendon or joint in your pelvis or hip area which can be the result of overuse or over stretching of the tendon, trauma, infection or inflammatory diseases.

Symptoms

Joint and/or tendon pain, swelling, redness, increased warmth, decreased motion. Pain is worse with movement or activity.

Treatment

Shockwave Technology also known as Pressure Wave and EPAT, Extracorporeal Pulse Activation Technology is an innovative, non-invasive and effective way to treat pain. Look for a physician in your area that utilizes Shockwave Technology.

Back

Description

Back pain can be the result of a strain (a stretched or torn muscle injury) or from a sprain (an over-stretched or torn ligament). It can also occur over time as a result of gravity and normal use.

Symptoms

A dull or aching pain, pain radiating down the leg, decreased flexibility, difficulty moving, pain with movement, and occasional numbness and weakness. Pain can be constant or intermittent, stay in one place or radiate to other areas and may be a dull ache or a sharp piercing or burning sensation.

Treatment

Shockwave Technology also known as Pressure Wave and EPAT, Extracorporeal Pulse Activation Technology is an innovative, non-invasive and effective way to treat pain. Look for a physician in your area that utilizes Shockwave Technology.

Forearm, Wrist and Hand

Description

Painful inflammation of a tendon in the finger or wrist as a result of over use or over stretching of the tendon, trauma, infection, or inflammatory diseases. Pain due to compression of the median nerve in the wrist.

Symptoms

Wrist pain, hand pain, numbness of the thumb and/or fingers. Pain and tenderness along a tendon. Pain worse with movement or activity. Redness of the area over the tendon where there is inflammation.

Treatment

Shockwave Technology also known as Pressure Wave and EPAT, Extracorporeal Pulse Activation Technology is an innovative, non-invasive and effective way to treat pain. Look for a physician in your area that utilizes Shockwave Technology.

Upper Arm and Elbow

Description

Pain in the elbow or am caused by the inflammation of a tendon or joint.

Symptoms

Pain, decreased motion, swelling, redness and tenderness at the site. The pain may become worse with bending the wrist, twisting the forearm down, or grabbing objects.

Treatment

Shockwave Technology also known as Pressure Wave and EPAT, Extracorporeal Pulse Activation Technology is an innovative, non-invasive and effective way to treat pain. Look for a physician in your area that utilizes Shockwave Technology.

Shoulder

Description

Pain and loss of range of motion of the shoulder caused by scarring and swelling of the shoulder tendon or joint. Pain can occur after a shoulder injury or after prolonged immobilization of the shoulder.

Symptoms

Pain, decreased motion, swelling, redness and tenderness at the site. Pain with reaching, lifting and overhead activities. Tenderness may be experienced through the front, side and back of the shoulder.

Treatment

Shockwave Technology also known as Pressure Wave and EPAT, Extracorporeal Pulse Activation Technology is an innovative, non-invasive and effective way to treat pain. Look for a physician in your area that utilizes Shockwave Technology.

Neck

Description

With age, patients may experience some pain as a result of wear and tear of the neck joints. Some experience more intense pain the nerves, ligaments and musclesare or have been irritated.

Symptoms

Neck pain which often increases with movement. Stiffness, numbness, and weakness. Limited range of motion, headache, neck pain, stiffness of neck muscles.

Treatment

Shockwave Technology also known as Pressure Wave and EPAT, Extracorporeal Pulse Activation Technology is an innovative, non-invasive and effective way to treat pain. Look for a physician in your area that utilizes Shockwave Technology.

Trigger Points

Description

Trigger points are tight bands or “knots” of muscle that cause pain and are most often associated with the arms, legs, neck, and/or back.

Symptoms

Deep, aching pain in a muscle that persists or worsens.

Treatment

Shockwave Technology also known as Pressure Wave and EPAT, Extracorporeal Pulse Activation Technology is an innovative, non-invasive and effective way to treat pain. Look for a physician in your area that utilizes Shockwave Technology.

SHOCKWAVE PHYSICIANS

Not all shockwave devices are the same. Shockwave provides the world's most advanced Shockwave Technology to leading healthcare professionals around the country. Manufactured in Switzerland by world renowned Storz Medical, with 75 years of medical research and development behind it their device is the gold standard of shockwave technology and demonstrates a 91% success rate as per clinical studies.

Visit the Shockwave Media page to read blogs, listen to podcasts and watch videos to learn all about Shockwave also known as Pressure Wave and EPAT. World class physicians provide detailed information about the many conditions that Shockwave technology can treat.

Testimonials

Shockwave is an extremely successful treatment for a wide range of conditions reporting a 91% success rate as per clinical studies. Globally, millions of patients have benefited from this shockwave therapy.

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