Game-Changing Technology for Chronic Pain

Shockwave is used by practitioners including physiotherapists, urologists, chiropractors, aestheticians and others to treat numerous conditions including the following Approved standard indications:

Musculoskeletal Management & Correction (MMC)

Chronic Tendinopathies
  • Calcifying tendinopathy of the shoulder
  • Lateral epicondylopathy of the elbow (tennis elbow)
  • Greater trochanter pain syndrome
  • Patellar tendinopathy
  • Achilles tendinopathy
  • Plantar fasciitis, with or without heel spur
Bone Pathologies
  • Delayed bone healing
  • Bone Non-Union (pseudarthroses)
  • Stress fracture
  • Avascular bone necrosis without articular derangement
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans (OCD) without articular derangement
Skin Pathologies
  • Delayed or non-healing wounds
  • Skin ulcers
  • Non-circumferential burn wounds

Common empirically-tested clinical uses

Tendinopathies
  • Rotator cuff tendinopathy without calcification
  • Medial epicondylopathy of the elbow
  • Adductor tendinopathy syndrome
  • Pes-Anserinus tendinopathy syndrome
  • Peroneal tendinopathy
  • Foot and ankle tendinopathies
Bone Pathologies
  • Bone marrow edema
  • Osgood Schlatter disease: Apophysitis of the anterior tibial tubercle
  • Tibial stress syndrome (shin splint)
Muscle Pathologies
  • Myofascial Syndrome
  • Muscle sprain without discontinuity
Skin Pathologies
  • Cellulite

Exceptional indications – expert indications

Musculoskeletal pathologies
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Dupuytren disease
  • Plantar fibromatosis (Ledderhose disease)
  • De Quervain disease
  • Trigger finger
Neurological pathologies
  • Spasticity
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Urologic pathologies
  • Pelvic chronic pain syndrome (abacterial prostatitis)
  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Peyronie disease
Others
  • Lymphedema

Contraindications

Radial and focused waves with low energy
  • Malignant tumor in the treatment area (not as underlying disease)
  • Fetus in the treatment area
 High energy focused waves
  • Lung tissue in the treatment area
  • Malignant tumor in the treatment area (not as underlying disease)
  • Epiphyseal plate in the treatment area
  • Brain or Spine in the treatment area
  • Severe coagulopathy
  • Fetus in the treatment area

Experimental Indications

Heart Muscle Ischemia
Peripheral nerve lesions
Pathologies of the spinal cord and brain
Skin calcinosis
Periodontal disease
Jawbone pathologies
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Osteoporosis
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