SWT is extremely effective, shortens the treatment period and brings better results in long time follow-up. Orthopedic applications of shock waves concentrate on the treatment of calcification, painful exostoses, various tendonitis and impaired fracture healing. SW therapy brings alternative in many cases when surgical solution seems to be inevitable.
Most common indications include:
Painful shoulder, such as frozen shoulder (adhesive capsulitis)
Epicondylitis (golfers / tennis elbow)
Low back pain
Achilles tendon pain, heel spurs, achillodynia
Patellar tendonitis, jumpers knee, osgood shclatters
Trigger points treatment