Shockwave Therapy

Shockwave therapy is a modern and highly effective treatment option in rehabilitation medicine. It can be used to treat a wide range of conditions involving soft tissues such as achilles tendinitis, tennis elbow, golfers elbow and shoulder rotator cuff issues. The machine is used to deliver mechanical shockwaves through to the painful area activating the body’s self-healing abilities.

 

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Shockwave Therapy at ctchealthcare

Shockwave therapy is a modern and highly effective treatment option in rehabilitation medicine. The machine is used to deliver sound waves through to the painful area activating the body’s self-healing abilities.

The term shockwave refers to mechanical pressure pulses that expand as a wave in the body and this stimulates healing through increasing blood flow. The damaged tissue will gradually regenerate and heal. It is effective as part of a structured program of exercise and lifestyle management in the treatment of over-use tendinopathies such as those below:

  • žPlantar fasciitis
  • Achillies tendonopathy
  • Tennis and golfer’s elbow
  • Shoulder tendonitis
  • žChronic back pain
  • Shin splints
  • Hip pain
  • Knee pain
  • Degenerative disorders
  • Osgood Schlatter disease

Treatments Available at:

Nantwich

1 George House, Princes court, Beam Heath Way Nantwich, Cheshire CW5 6GD

01270 361363

Crewe

7 Mallard Court, Mallard Way, Crewe Business Park Crewe, Cheshire CW1 6ZQ

01270 361363

Things to Know Before Your Appointment

PARKING AND ARRIVAL

Parking spaces are available outside each of our clinic buildings. Please arrive 5 minutes early for an assessment appointment as you will be asked to complete a consent form prior to entering the treatment room. Bring along any referral letters, scans, reports that you may have.

Clothing

Please wear comfortable clothing to your appointment. You may be asked to remove clothing so all relevant areas can be examined. If you are presenting a limb injury, please bring a pair of shorts or a thin strapped top to make it easier for your therapist to examine or you may be asked to change into a pair of shorts privately in the treatment room.

Payments

Payments must be made on arrival. The charges for each appointment type are shown on the appointment selection page. If you qualify for a known discount or would like to redeem a voucher, please notify a member of the reception team on arrival for your appointment. Payment to insurance companies are dealt with directly.

Health Insurance

If you have health insurance you need to check with your insurance company that your treatment is covered. Please bring the relevant details with you including your policy number and claim/authorisation number. Treatment costs not covered by your insurance will need to be met in full on the day of treatment. All policy excesses must be disclosed and paid for on your initial visit.

Cancellation

24hrs notice must be given if you wish to cancel your appointment. Failure to do so may result in a charge being raised for the appointment.

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