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SHOCKWAVE THERAPY

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Discover the Power of Shockwave Therapy for Musculoskeletal Conditions!

Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy (SWT) is a cutting-edge treatment modality designed to address a wide range of musculoskeletal conditions, particularly chronic ailments affecting medium to large-sized tendons and their insertions on bones.

This innovative therapy has proven effective for various conditions, including:

  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Achilles tendonopathy
  • Retrocalcaneal bursitis
  • Lateral epicondylosis (tennis elbow)
  • Medial epicondylosis (golfer’s elbow)
  • Calcific tendonitis (supraspinatus tendon, etc.)
  • Patellar tendinosis (jumper’s knee)
  • Morton’s neuroma
  • Chronic stress/non-union fractures
  • Strained calves and hamstrings
  • Tendonitis in the foot and ankle, hip, or shoulder
  • Rotator cuff injuries

With our advanced high-energy shockwave technology, our team at Active Recovery Sports Rehabilitation and Physiotherapy Courtice can provide targeted, effective treatment to help you regain your mobility and well-being.

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SWT stimulates your body’s natural healing process, enhancing recovery and relieving pain. This treatment option has a direct effect on local nerve endings, resulting in decreased pain sensation.

Distinguishing Low Energy from High Energy Shockwave Therapy

High Energy SWT, also known as “true” shockwaves, are short-duration high-energy pulses that create shockwaves by breaking the sound barrier. This focused approach offers several benefits, including increased cell membrane permeability, which promotes healing and reduces calcific deposits.

Our high-energy shockwave technology stimulates osteoblasts and fibroblasts, crucial cells responsible for bone and connective tissue healing. This targeted approach effectively diminishes pain through hyperstimulation anesthesia and the gate-control mechanism.

On the other hand, Low Energy Shockwaves are generated by radial pressure waves, providing a slower, less intense treatment option. While low energy SWT offers advantages, such as reduced cost, it diverges from high-energy shockwaves in terms of speed, intensity, and energy application.

Experience Matters

At Active Recovery Sports Rehabilitation and Physiotherapy Courtice, we have over 15 years of experience in utilizing shockwave therapy. Our skilled providers work closely with you to determine the best approach for your specific condition, ensuring optimal results.

Is Shockwave Therapy Covered?

Shockwave therapy is not covered under OHIP, but some extended benefit plans may provide coverage. Contact your provider to check for potential coverage options.

Don’t let chronic musculoskeletal conditions limit your mobility and well-being. Experience the transformative effects of Shockwave Therapy at Active Recovery Sports Rehabilitation and Physiotherapy Courtice. Schedule a consultation with our experienced team and take the first step towards a pain-free, active lifestyle. Reach out to us today!

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