Safe, Fast And Effective ESWT Shock Wave Therapy
The Joint Pain Clinic's Consultant Podriatist Julian Pavier and Consultant Radiologist Simon Stinchcombe help people who suffer from many types of joint pain such as plantar fasciitis.
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Safe, Fast And Effective ESWT Shock Wave Therapy Today, there are many people in various regions of the globe who use ESWT shock wave therapy. This treatment which is also known as extracorporeal shock wave therapy is applied by a number of medical disciplines in the treatment of pain in the body. It is regarded as a kind of breakthrough because it could eradicate chronic pain totally. ESWT is quite safe to use and its use is approved. There is prove that it works effectively and is therefore used to eradicate all types of pains experienced by the body. Such pains may include tennis elbow, achilles tendonitis, plantar fasciitis and heel pain. Lateral epicondylitis, stress fractures, shoulder tendinitis, pseudoarthrosis and patella tendinitis could also be treated using this therapy. This non-surgical, non-evasive process is usually carried out in outpatient clinics because it requires approximately 30 minutes. Local anesthesia is used although some clinics apply modern technology that does not require anesthesia. The modern technology takes approximately fifteen minutes and is carried out using equipment with state-of-the-art technology. It works like the ordinary ultra sound and its objective is locating damaged tissues in the aching areas. When the equipment locates the damaged tissues, it causes microtrauma by sending continuous shock waves to affected area. Neovacularization and new blood flow is created to the area by the microtrauma. This new blood enables creation of new tissue and promotes healing of tissue. These shock waves also produce some new inflammatory processes in your brain. As a result, the brain sends the ideal nutrients to affected areas which promotes healing further. Those who use this kind of treatment derive many benefits. Firstly, it has a very high success rate and those who use it therefore get enormous pain relieve. This procedure is extracorporeal, meaning that is done outside the body. This makes it low risk, non-invasive and safe with minimal or no negative effects. Another great benefit of the therapy is the fact that one recovers very fast with no stress. The beginning of the recovery is immediate as damaged tissues start rebuilding and regenerating. This procedure is therefore great and you could use it especially after trying other methods of pain relieve unsuccessfully. Individuals who experience chronic pains can now choose to undergo ESWT shock wave therapy. The treatment is non-surgical, non-invasive and can be carried out in the doctor's office. It has few side effects and therefore using it is safe. One requires a very short recovery time unlike other kinds of treatments.
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