Ballarat Sports Medicine
Radial shockwaves are high energy soundwaves transmitted from a probe held against and passing through the skin and spreading outwards into the underlying tissues. This can effectively reduce pain from this area to allow you to continue other rehabilitation exercises. It is believed to induce increased blood flow and metabolic activity around the site of pain, accelerating the healing process.
This form of treatment has been used for many years by AFL and other elite sporting teams around the world, and in most Sports Medicine clinics.
Many studies have demonstrated positive outcomes for tendon injuries with this treatment. Most importantly it has been demonstrated as a safe treatment option.