For physical therapy specialists, the goal will always be to help clients achieve their goals of living as comfortably and pain-free as possible. There are all kinds of tools that can help make recovery quicker and more effective. With that in mind, if you don’t have one it’s time to add a Shockwave therapy device option for your clients. Making a choice can be confusing, even stressful, so let’s learn more about them to help you make the right choice.
What Does A Shockwave Device Do?
Simply put, a shockwave device helps patients heal quicker, and feel less pain. It does this by sending energy pulses to the affected area. These energy pulses stimulate blood flow to the region and speed up healing.
What Do Shockwave Devices Treat
Shockwave devices have been extensively tested and they’re a proven and effective treatment against all kinds of musculoskeletal issues. It’s a long list but shockwave treatment can help people recover from tendonitis, bursitis, tennis elbow, plantar fasciitis, shin splints, and even chronic back pain. In the past decade, studies have shown that shockwave therapy can also be an effective treatment for some circulatory issues like Erectile Dysfunction (ED).
Different Kinds Of Shockwave Devices
There are two different kinds of shockwave therapy: focused shockwave therapy and radial shockwave therapy. They’re similar but knowing the difference is important because they treat different issues.
Focused shockwave devices allow the therapist to send focused energy pulses directly to damaged tissue without affecting the surrounding tissue. These pulses can penetrate deeper into the body and target problems like calcification, or issues that are closer to the bone.
Radial shockwave therapy differs in that the shockwave is the most powerful at the point where the shockwave is generated on the surface of the skin. These are the kinds of products we offer at Oceanus.
Radial shockwave therapy is great for treating surface issues like plantar fasciitis, tennis elbow, or Achilles tendon troubles. Radial shockwave therapy works well on more superficial muscle chain issues.
Why Buy Need A Shockwave Therapy Device?
When it comes to recovery options have a shockwave therapy option has become a necessary part of any successful PT practice. Shockwave therapy has the ability to speed up healing, relieve pain, and promote blood flow all through the use of a non-invasive relatively inexpensive small portable device. They’re available for the office and are even available for home use.
Getting The Shockwave Therapy Device Your Office Needs
Once you’ve decided to get a shockwave therapy device for your practice or your home it can be difficult to wade through the hundreds of different products on the market and make the smart choice. If you’re looking for Radial Pulse therapy products we know they simply don’t get any better than our Physio Pro, and Physio Pro II models.
So dig through all the information and products out there and then when you’re ready to buy a shockwave therapy device for your office contact us and we’ll talk through all your options and help you get the device that will help make your practice a success.