What do you know about "Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy"?
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"If you experience chronic pain every day of your life, and it affects you in everything that you do, it’s not the way you should live, particularly when this pain can be avoided. ESWT or extracorporeal shock wave therapy is a non-surgical treatment that will only take eighteen minutes. It’s used for relieving the pain of chronic shoulder tendonitis, tennis elbow, Achilles tendonitis, plantar fasciitis, and also any other condition of chronic pain."
Does it really help?
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Yes, it really helps.
ESWT stimulates specific components in your body so that your body can heal itself. It can also achieve this in cases that are chronic when your body previously demonstrated its inability or unwillingness to heal itself. This stimulating process of healing also affects the nerves directly and diminishes the pain.Conditions that can be treated with extracorporeal shock wave therapy
ESWT can treat different musculoskeletal conditions, especially those that involve your main tissues connect to the bone. Conditions that involve the connection points for ligaments and tendons in your main joints. These are your shoulder’s rotator cuff, elbows either tennis elbows or epicondylitis, jumper’s knee or tendinitis, and the hip. These are your most common areas for treatment with ESWT, as well as your foot.
Because ESWT can encourage healing of the bone, it’s been used for treating:
- Non-healing and slow-healing bone
- Avascular Necrosis or a portion of the bone that is dead
- Stress fractures
- Urological conditions are also responding to ESWT, like Peyronie’s disease.
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