The course will differentiate true shockwave from radial pressure wave during the theoretical component; however, only radial pressure wave will be covered during the practical portion of the course. The course will be offered over 2 days and attendance on both days is mandatory. There will be certain learning outcomes monitored over the duration of the course. A certificate of completion will be issued to successful candidates.


The course is open to any practitioner allowed to use shockwave as a modality through their regulatory bodies. This is including but not limited to the following: physiotherapists, chiropractors, osteopaths, podiatrists, massage therapists, acupuncturists, urologists, medical doctors and nurses.

Indications to be covered

  • Foot & Ankle (hallux rigidus, plantar fasciitis, Achilles tendon injuries, gastrocnemius & soleus treatments)
  • Knee (patellar tendon injuries, quadriceps tightness and injury, IT Band syndrome)
  • Hip & Glut (bursitis, piriformis, hamstring tendonitis)
  • Back & Neck (myofascial restrictions and trigger point treatment of the cervical/thoracic/lumbar regions)
  • Shoulder (bursitis, rotator cuff injuries, tendinitis)
  • Arm (medial & lateral epicondylitis)

Course details

The course will run on Saturday & Sunday 8 am to 6 pm.

  • 90 minute online training module (completed prior to first day of in-person training)
  • Pre-course quiz (completed prior to first day of in-person training)
  • 1 hour open-book online exam to be submitted within 3 days of course completion
  • 4-hour in-clinic add-on component for additional practical training
  • Access to online module indefinitely for case study and training purposes

Instructional hours: 21.5
Instructional hours with practical add-on: 25.5

*Course certificates and marks will be mailed out to students within 1 week of course completion.

Online Module Cost: $5000/student-practitioner (incl. GST).

Practical Course Cost: $5000/student-practitioner (incl. GST).  Includes indefinite access to online training module at no additional charge.

Group Training Rate: $15000/group (incl. GST).  Limit of 12 student-practitioners.  Can be performed at ILS Headquarters or at the groups own clinic.