Shockwave therapy is the outpatient therapy which involves placing the probe on the skin after applying the gel that helps in conducting the shockwaves. There are two kinds of waves that can be used in this treatment which includes high energy and low energy waves. But the selection of the kind of waves that will be used for treating chronic pain depends on the intensity of the pain on the different parts of the body. There are chances that high energy waves might cause pain and it might also require regional or local anesthesia before the use of the shockwaves. But low energy waves can be very effective as a treatment therapy that can also be performed without anesthesia.
With the use of shockwaves, the patients might feel a relive from chronic heel pain and the success of the therapy depends on the active participation of the patients. It involves telling the therapists of whether the probe is at the area of pain and for this one or more treatment sessions might be required. Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common kinds of heel pain that a patient can suffer as it is about the problem with the tendons of the feet. But with the therapy of using shockwaves, the patients can experience comfort and relieve from heel pain. In Holland, heel spur and shockwave therapy (translated into dutch it will be: hielspoor en shockwave therapie), this is one of the most popular and non invasive method for treating heel pain in which radial or focused waves are used. If you are suffering from any kind of musculoskeletal conditions, then the use of the shockwave is the best option for you. This shockwaves delivers a mechanical force that will help to deliver mechanical force to the tissues of your body so that plantar fasciitis can be treated effectively.
If you are suffering from any kind of orthopedic condition including heel pain then you can visit your therapist for an effective shockwave session. It can help to restore your chonic heel pain so that you can lead a healthy and active life. Since there are no side effects of the shockwave therapy, you can be rest assured that you will not have to face any kind of complications while undergoing this treatment. It is a very effective treatment that can help you to get rid of your severe heel pain in the best manner without any pain, surgery or anesthesia. You will not have to take any medication with the shockwave so that you will not have to worry about your heel pain.