Since the early days of Shockwave therapy (SWT) being used to disintegrate kidney stones in patients (lithotripsy), SWT has evolved into another more therapeutic extracorpeal acoustic wave therapy which offers dramatic tissue regeneration effects. This therapeutic pain therapy causes microscopic extracellular biological effects that apply a healing capacity at body regions experiencing pain.
According to Shockwavetherapy.eu, SWT can be used in both chronic and acute soft tissue injuries in sport. SWT is efficient in muscle strain therapy and reduces healing and recovery intervals and allows faster comeback to full sport endurance.
In general, SWT applications in sport physiotherapy are mostly associated with the treatment of chronic muscular and tendon disorders, back and cervical pain and trigger points treatment. Compared to conventional manual and instrumental therapy, SWT is extremely effective, shortens the treatment period and brings better results in long time follow-up.
Introduction to BTL Shockwave Therapy
The Shockwave application is extremely easy, just follow the 3 steps:
1.Localize painful spots by palpation
2.Apply the gel
Some indications in Sport Medicine include: