Shockwave Therapy

What is it?

  • High –energy sound waves introduced into painful areas of the body.
  • These soundwaves help regenerate, enhance blood circulation to repair damage (scar tissue).
  • It uses a noninvasive approach which is proven to speed up healing.
  • This technology has been used in Europe for over 60 years, it is a newer concept in North America.
  • Shockwave has been cleared by the FDA and Canada
  • Shockwave is extremely successful for a wide range of conditions with a success rate of 91%.
  • Dr. Robert Gorden helped introduce this into Canada over the past 20 years.

*Not available at all locations. Find a location to view service offerings.


Conditions Successfully Treated by Shockwave Therapy

  • Plantar Fasciitis / Heel Spurs
  • Achilles Tendinopathy
  • Stress Fracturs
  • Shin Splints
  • Calcific Rotator Cuff Tendonitis
  • Scar Tissue Treatment
  • Hallux Rigidus
  • Bursitis
  • Knee Pain
  • Bunions / Hammer Toes
  • Arthritis Conditions
  • Muscle and Tendon Tears
  • Back and neck pain
  • Rotator Cuff Tendonitis
  • Jumpers Knee
  • Myofascial Trigger Points
  • Osgood Schlatter
  • Tennis Elbow
  • Golfers Elbow
  • Hamstring Tendinopathy
  • Hip Pain
  • Strains / Sprains
  • Frozen Shoulder
  • Tendonitis / Tendinopathy
  • Patellofemoral Syndrome
  • Morton’s Neuroma
  • IT ban Contracture
  • Carpal Tunnel

Benefits of Shockwave Treatment:

  • 91% Success Rate (as per clinical studies)
  • Non-invasive
  • No anesthesia required
  • No risk of infection
  • No scarring
  • No downtime
  • Over 80% patient satisfaction
  • Cost effective
  • Faster, easier healing

Why consider Shockwave Therapy?

  • No anesthetics required
  • Non-surgical
  • Performed in clinic by an RMT or Physical Therapist
  • No side effects
  • Effective and Affordable “claimed under massage”

Who is a candidate for Shockwave?

  • Most people are great candidates.
  • People that are not candidates are “Prenatal, Pacemaker or Cancer” DR must provide a note for treatability.

* Performed by either a Registered Massage or Physical Therapist and billed to that discipline.