By producing high-energy Shock Waves and delivering them to the tissue via the surface of the skin, the therapy activates self-healing processes where pain occurs.
Simply put, this means better blood circulation and the formation of new blood vessels in improved metabolism. This in turn activates cell generation and helps dissolve calcium deposits.
How many treatments will I need?
A minimum of three applications at short intervals at just a few minutes per application is all you will need. Your Podiatrist will discuss with you at your reviews if any extra applications are required.
How long until I see improvement?
The soothing effect of ESWT can be noticeable in just a few days.
What sort of conditions does it work with?
Heel Pain, Achilles Injuries, Calf Injuries and Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome are just some of the conditions that respond well to ESWT.
Will I be able to walk after my treatment?
ESWT is a walk in, walk out office procedure. There is no surgery, no time off work and no side effects.
How much does ESWT cost?
This advanced technology is $179.40 per treatment with a minimum of three treatments.
Will my Private Health Insurance Cover this treatment?
Every Private Health Insurer is different. To check with your insurance you will need to see what rebate is given on the item numbers F012 and F145.