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Shockwave Therapy
Abbeville Road Clapham SW4

Clinically proven to provide a 90% reduction in pain for a range of issues including Plantar Fascia, Shin Splints, Tennis Elbow & more.
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Shockwave Therapy
Abbeville Road Clapham SW4

Nordic Balance Abbeville Road is the only clinic for 3 miles which offers a ground-breaking new treatment, ESWT (Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy), also known as Shockwave Therapy. Shockwave Therapy is a non-invasive and non-surgical treatment for musculoskeletal soft tissue injuries caused by daily activities and sports.

Shockwave Therapy offers a proven 90% effectiveness in pain relief and rehabilitation when treating issues including, Shin Splints, Plantar Fascia, Tennis Elbow, Achilles, Patellar and Hamstring Tendinopathy, Sports Injuries and more.

Shockwave Therapy involves passing short, intense sound waves into affected tissues, which increases blood flow, has an analgesic effect, and stimulates repair and regeneration quickly and effectively. The treatment puts the cells into repair mode and allows your body to restart its own accelerated healing process.

All major health insurance companies cover Shockwave Therapy at Nordic Balance St James’s.

Knee Injury & Pain

Shockwave Therapy is suitable for treating knee pain, including conditions such as Patellar Tendinopathy which can be caused by activities that bare weight on the knee, such as running, cycling, and skiing.

Tennis Elbow & Strain

ESWT is proven to be 90% effective in the treatment of Tennis Elbow and elbow pain- injuries that can occur through overuse of the elbow joint at work, in everyday life and sports such as tennis, squash and CrossFit.

Back & Pelvis Injuries

ESWT provides effective treatment for the back, effectively relieving lower back pain. It can help with Lumbago and Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome often caused by heavy lifting, desk-based jobs, and sports-related injuries.

Foot Pain & Injuries

ESWT is suitable for treating Plantar Fascia or Plantar Fasciitis, injuries often caused by overuse and inflammation of the ligament that connects the heel to the toes often caused by sports including running, football, and rugby.

Shockwave Therapy Offers Fast & Effective Pain Relief

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Shockwave Therapy FAQ

What Is Shockwave Therapy (ESWT)?

Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy or (ESWT) is an 18-minute (approx.) non-surgical procedure used to cure chronic Plantar Fasciitis, Achilles Tendonitis, Tennis Elbow, Shoulder Tendonitis, and other chronic muscular injuries.

 

How Effective Is ESWT?

Whilst it is recommended that patients receive no less than 6 treatments the results can be amazing. On average patients see a reduction in pain of 92% with only one treatment.

 

What Is Involved in The Procedure?

During the treatment, you lie back comfortably with the area to be treated resting on the machine on a soft, water-filled membrane. The technician uses an ultrasound scan to view and target the damaged location. During the treatment, you will hear repetitive clicking sounds.

 

What Conditions Can Be Treated By ESWT?

ESWT can effectively treat a range of musculoskeletal conditions. Complaints involving attachment points for tendons and ligaments in major joints such as the plantar fascia, Achilles tendon, shoulder, elbow, and knee are common areas for ESWT treatment.

 

When Should I Consider ESWT?

If you have had your condition for more than six months and have tried three conservative therapies with no results, do not wait. Continuously using degenerative tendon tissue can cause further damage. When the condition progresses to a rupture, ESWT is no longer an option and you will have no treatment alternative but invasive surgery.

Additionally, if left untreated, you can experience new problems. If your pain has just begun, you may be able to avoid ESWT by early intervention. 

Shoulder Injuries

ESWT is suitable for treating Shoulder Tendonitis, chronic neck, and shoulder pain caused by overuse of the tendon and repetitive strain injury.

Leg Injuries

ESWT treats Hamstring Tendinopathy, caused by changes to the tendons attached to the pelvis often caused by repetitive activities such as running.

Shin Injuries

ESWT is suited to treating Shin Splints and Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome which is an injury of the tendons and muscles in the shin area.

Heel Injuries

Achilles Tendinopathy often occurs through running, football, and endurance activities such as skiing, HIIT and CrossFit. ESWT is a proven method for treating this delicate area.

Foot Injuries

ESWT is suitable for treating Plantar Fascia, an injury often caused by overuse and inflammation of the ligament that connects the heel to the toes.

Back & Pelvis Injuiries

Lower back pain treatment. ESWT gets to the source of chronic back pain, Lumbago and Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome often caused by heavy lifting, desk-based jobs, and sports.

Knee Injuries

ESWT is suitable for treating Patellar Tendinopathy of the knee often caused by activities that bare weight on the knee, such as cycling and skiing.

Tennis Elbow

ESWT is suitable for treating Tennis Elbow, an injury that can occur through over use of the joint in activities such as tennis, squash, and CrossFit.

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