Pressure Wave/Shock Wave therapy
Pressure Wave or Shock Wave therapy is one of the most advanced and most effective non invasive treatment methods for pain. This cutting edge technology was developed in Germanyand has been cleared by the FDA. Counting with over 75 years of research, Pressure Wave is rapidly becoming the gold standard for non invasive, non surgical treatments for pain. It is currently used by many professional sports leagues including teams from the NBA, NFL, NHL, MLB and MLS. Dr. Juan Caceres at Vitality Chiropractic is the first healthcare office to offer this treatment in the area of Sarasota for pain treatments.
HOW DOES IT WORK?
Pressure Wave or Shock Wave therapy works by introducing high energy sound waves into the painful area. This sound waves penetrate the body and help improve metabolism, increase circulation and repair damaged tissue.
Beneficial effects are often experienced after 1 or 2 treatments and there is no downtime. This non surgical treatment quickly removes pain and restores mobility, thus quickly improving the patients quality of life.
BENEFITS OF PRESSURE WAVE TREATMENT:
- 91% success rate (as per clinical studies)
- Non invasive
- No anesthesia required
- No risk of infection
- No scarring
- No downtime
- Over 80% patient satisfaction
- Cost effective
- Faster, easier healing
COMMON CONDITIONS TREATED
- Plantar fasciitis
- Frozen shoulder
- Knee pain
- Shoulder pain
- Elbow pain
- Hip pain
- Neck pain
- Back pain
- Sports injuries
- Carpal tunnel
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQs)
Q: How is the treatment performed?
Answer: Pressure Wave treatment is noninvasive. Gel is applied to the treatment area; pressure waves are then released through the applicator as it is moved over the treatment area.
Q: How many treatments will I need?
Answer: The number of sessions needed depends on the condition that is being treated. On average patient see a great amount of relief with 3-4 visits. Each treatment session takes between 10-15 minutes and can vary depending on the condition that is being treated.
Q: What type of results are expected?
Answer: Beneficial effects are often experienced after only 1 or 2 treatments and there is no downtime. Many patients report immediate pain relief after treatment. The technology has a 91% success rate as per clinical studies, patients treated report being pain free and /or have a significant reduction in pain. The non-surgical therapy for pain eliminates pain and restores mobility, thus improving patient’s quality of life
Q: What are the possible side effects?
Answer: Treatment with Pressure Wave technology has virtually no side effects. In some cases, patients may experience minor discomfort for a few days. Patients can return to work after treatments and in most all cases there is no down time.
Q: Who is a candidate for Pressure Wave?
Answer: Most people are good candidates for Pressure Wave treatment however patients who are pregnant, have a pacemaker or current cancer are not suitable for treatment with Pressure Wave Technology. Your doctor will provide you with information about conditions you may have that would affect your ability to undergo treatment.
Q: How can I learn if Pressure Wave therapy is right for me?
Answer: Please call our practice in Sarasota at
We have experienced staff that can answer your questions and make an appointment for you to come in for a consultation visit.