Shockwave Therapy Melbourne and Brisbane
Shockwave Therapy – Melbourne and Brisbane is an extra modality that our team of Podiatrist and Physiotherapists in Kew, Oakleigh and Indooroopilly all offer. Shockwave is a fantastic extra modality to assist in the recovery of certain pathologies such as knee pain, shoulder pain, Achilles pain, foot pain, or any tendon injuries. Shockwave is also proven to be effective in treating chronic pathologies in conjunction with exercise!
Shockwave Therapy in Melbourne and Brisbane – Perfectly Positioned for Indooroopilly, Kew, Preston and Oakleigh
When it comes to non-surgical intervention, this form of treatment is a non-intrusive option and often used in sports medicine and by podiatrists. It is a promising form of treatment that delivers high-intensity waves and is generally used for people that have chronic pathologies that are difficult to resolve.
This treatment has been developed to remove the need for surgery for some conditions. Healing is stimulated by this approach and will have you active and pain-free when combined with other forms of treatment such as exercises. This may also include the need to use splints, strapping, orthotics or specialised footwear.
Our team of award-winning staff are highly trained and well experienced in shockwave therapy, Clinical Pilates and more. All of our staff are confident in the use of our specialised machines and applicators. Our patients find that there’s a high success rate, with relief experienced most often immediately and is beneficial for long-term healing.Read less
How Shockwave Therapy Works
Physiotherapists and podiatrists are using extracorporeal shockwave therapy in Melbourne to deliver high-frequency waves to the injured area to promote healing and the alleviation of pain. There is no penetration to the body and the waves are non-invasively and safely delivered through the skin. It only takes a few minutes to administer without adverse side effects.
Shockwave therapy Melbourne-wide has been highly effective. This approach has been reliable in stimulating healing in chronic injuries that haven’t responded as well to other forms of treatment. This technique was first used in the treatment of kidney stones, then became known as successfully treating musculoskeletal conditions.
We offer focused shockwave therapy demonstrated to reduce pain and support the healing process across your body.
Our radial shockwave therapy work is often delivered in conjunction with specific strengthening exercises, to help you see immediate improvement in your physical functioning.
Conditions We Treat
Are you looking for the best shockwave therapy Melbourne and Brisbane has to offer? Whether you’re looking to treat musculoskeletal disorders or need to resolve issues with your feet, Align Health Collective can support you.
We offer shockwave therapy for plantar fasciitis Melbourne and Brisbane-wide, along with a range of other treatment options.
We treat an extensive range of conditions, including:
And many more!
Want to know if we can help ease your pain and resolve the symptoms of your injury or disorder? Our team of professionals would love to hear from you at one of our two Melbourne locations in Kew and Oakleigh.
Is a Referral Needed?
For your initial assessment with our team at our Melbourne clinics, you are not required to have a referral. Our professionals assess you by taking down a thorough history, discussing your symptoms and any previous treatments administered.
To book your consultation now, contact our podiatrists and physiotherapists in Indooroopilly, Kew, Preston and at Oakleigh so we can assess and create a treatment plan for you.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is shockwave therapy?
Shockwave therapy (sometimes referred to as Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy or ESWT) is a procedure that treats many different conditions that frequently present to physiotherapists. Patients with conditions like Achilles tendonitis, shoulder tendonitis, tennis elbow, and chronic plantar fasciitis may see impressive results and reduction of pain after undergoing shockwave therapy.
Can I get shockwave therapy for plantar fasciitis Melbourne?
Yes, we can use shockwave therapy for a range of plantar fasciitis treatments.
What happens during shockwave therapy?
Shockwave therapy involves the delivery of high-frequency waves to the injured area. These waves are delivered through the skin, and the whole thing only takes a few minutes.
Is shockwave therapy painful?
Because of the name, and the fact it has the word ‘shock’ in it, some people think that shockwave therapy is going to be painful. The reality is very different; shockwave therapy is a relatively pain-free treatment. It doesn’t require anaesthesia and is very safe.
What are the benefits of shockwave therapy?
There are several benefits to using shockwave therapy as a treatment. For one, it can be super effective. Studies show a sensational reduction in pain experienced by many patients. Additionally, shockwave therapy is an extracorporeal measure. This means that it is non-invasive, and can be applied ‘out of the body, as opposed to surgery.
Shockwave therapy is simple, affordable, doesn’t require recovery times, and frequently works wonders.
Where do you offer shockwave therapy?
We offer shockwave therapy at all our clinics, in Melbourne, Preston, and Oakleigh.
How many treatments do I need from a shockwave therapist – Melbourne?
A typical course of treatment involves three to five sessions, spaced about a week apart. Most patients report significant improvement after just a few treatments, though some may require additional sessions to achieve desired results.