Shock wave therapy is a real panacea in orthopedics and traumatology!

11.27.2021 0

Common symptoms of injuries and diseases of the musculoskeletal system are pain in the back, shoulders, arms. Unfortunately, they can appear at any age.

An effective physiotherapeutic method of treating injuries and diseases of the joints and spine is shock wave therapy. Thanks to it, you can avoid surgical interventions and return to a full life.

Shock wave therapy is used in traumatology to treat muscle or tendon tears, rehabilitation after surgery to restore the joint. During the first sessions, mild pain may occur, as after a massage, and then they will completely disappear. This method is used in sports to relieve muscle tension after intense training.

Indications for the use of SWT in traumatology
Shock wave therapy is a real panacea in orthopedics and traumatology. Like any other procedure, it has its indications:

  • osteochondrosis, spondyloarthritis, hernia and disc protrusion;
  • enthesopathy;
  • plantar fasciitis (heel spur);
  • trochanteritis of the femur;
  • epicondylitis;
  • osteoarthritis of the joints;
  • damage to the rotator cuff of the shoulder, tendon, long head of the biceps brachii muscle.

If you have one of these diseases, be sure to consult a specialist.

Mechanism of action
Shock wave therapy is the effect of low-frequency shock waves on the disease area. The impulses are dissipated in soft tissues, and the procedure itself does not damage the skin.

Shockwave therapy improves blood circulation, reduces pain and inflammation, improves metabolism, stimulates cell regeneration, improves metabolism.