The extracorporeal shockwave therapy (ESWT) is a modern technique that can be applied directly in the office in 1060 Vienna. Shockwaves create small microtraumata in the painful region and thereby induce a neo-vascularisation (new bloodvessels). The increased blood supply promotes tissue healing.
- plantar fasciitis of the heel
- lateral and medial epicondylitis of the elbow (tennis elbow)
- calcific tendinitis of the shoulder
- non calcific tendinitis of the shoulder
- painful Achilles tendon
- buristis trochanterica of the hip
- patellar tendinopathy
- trigger point therapy to treat muscle knots
The treatment is done in a series of 3 to 4 applications. Modern technologies allow for a gentle treatment. In most cases local anesthesia is not necessary. Pain reduction can be seen after a few weeks.