Shockwave Therapy for Acute and Chronic Injuries: Musculoskeletal injuries and disorders cause unendurable pain, Impaired mobility, and immense patient distress. Whether knocking on doors for surgeries or cumbersome therapies, every effort appears to go in vain.
A ray of hope, Shock wave therapy (also known as Extracorporeal shockwave therapy) came to rescue enormous patients dealing with anomalies like
Nonhealing long bone fractures,
Epicondylitis and chronic injuries of soft tissues etc.
The therapy focuses on exposing soft tissues or affected areas to sound waves. These are non-linear, high pressures, and high tensile amplitude sound waves that implode onto tissues. It promotes neovascularisation, amplifies protein synthesis, disintegrates calcific deposits, and relieves pain.
All the perks make it a robust alternative to other treatments that conclude with pain and longer periods of recovery and are disappointing due to their inefficacy.
A boon for post-traumatic acute and chronic injuries
Patients with a history of prolonged nonhealing torment wounds of their soft tissue and long bone fractures. They may arise due to ignorance of surgical treatments, accidents, or insufficient blood supply.
Patients in unbearable pain due to acute or chronic injuries have found relief due to its miraculous analgesic outcome coupled with speedy regeneration of soft tissues and vascularisation.
Undertaking the example of acute epicondylitis and chronic epicondylitis
A patient experiencing symptoms for < 3 months comes under acute epicondylitis. In chronic epicondylitis, you may generally experience symptoms for > 3 months.
Clinical trials suggest that both categories of patients showed improvements with subsequent periods. Some severe cases may also take up to 24 weeks, per the patient’s response. Hence making it a win-win for the recovery and pain relief from the disease.