Is Shockwave therapy appropriate for me?
There are times in which Shockwave therapy may not be appropriate, with the reasons listed below. If you do have any further questions please give us a call!
- Haemophilia or other coagulation disorders
- Acute inflammation
- Corticosteroid injections – please wait a minimum of 6 weeks before commencing Shockwave Therapy
Are there any side effects of Shockwave Therapy?
Like any treatment, there are potential side effects which can be discussed in more detail at the consult. The side effects of Shockwave Therapy are mostly mild. If you do experience any side effects the majority will appear 1- 2 days following treatment.
Some common side effects include;
- Localise Redness
- Mild Swelling
- Mild Pain
- Possible Bruising
- Red spots
Where to from here?
If you are suffering plantar fasciitis, heel spurs, nerve impingement, ankle pain, shin splints, Achilles tendonitis, or any other lower limb soft tissue injury then take advantage of our Gap-Free* Lower Limb Assessment where you can find out more about Shockwave Therapy and if it’s suitable for your particular situation.