Rapid pain relief, reduction of swelling and inflammation, increased mobility or range of motion, improved sleep quality are all results of laser therapy. Besides relieving pain, the laser can help re-balance the body by dissolving tensions and stress that keep it from functioning smoothly.
The laser mimics solar radiation, producing collagen and vitamin D, and increasing the epithelial cell activity and capillary blood vessel formation at the treatment site. The lasers frequency matches the pulse at which the body perceives pain, thus increasing serotonin and endorphin levels. The body is guided into healing itself, therefore the results of the therapy continue even after the therapy itself has been completed.
Laser therapy can offer pain relief from arthritic, bursitis, gout, migraine headaches, sinus congestion, carpal tunnel syndrome among other sources of pain and aches.
Radial Shock-wave Therapy
This new method with the Swiss DolorClast®, has changed orthopedic pain therapy. The device is small, handy and mobile. It ensures a gentle and efficient treatment with pneumatically generated shock-waves, which are transmitted into the area of pain. Impulse frequencies ranging from one to fifteen Hertz can be freely selected, allowing the duration of treatment to be kept as short as possible. A treatment with 2,000 impulses only takes about five to ten minutes.
Do You Suffer from Chronic Pain?
... of the heel? Plantar Fascititis Heel Spur. Does even a short shopping trip turn into agony for you? Have you had to give up physical activities such as hiking or jogging? You may soon be able to walk away from heal pain!
... of the elbow? Tennis Elbow - Golfers Elbow. Do you remember playing tennis, squash, golf or badminton without any pain? Do you suffer from tennis elbow? Once again you may be able to enjoy the game without pain!
... of the shoulder? Rotator Cuff. Do you suffer pain whenever you try to raise your arm? Even this pain may be curable without surgery! Radial Shockwave Therapy can help you feel well and enable you to fully enjoy life!
What Happens During Treatment?
The doctor will carry out a simple manual examination of the painful area. This will be followed by the Radial Shockwave Therapy. Treatment is carried out by passing over the injured area with the shockwave applicator. Guided by your feedback the exact positioning of the shockwave applicator is determined for optimum results. The treatment with radial shockwaves is fast and gentle. The therapy usually takes one to three sets of 10 to 15 minute treatments. Marked pain relief is observed in most patients in just one to eight days after the first treatment.
Radial Shockwave Therapy is currently used to treat:
Calcific tendonitis of the shoulder - painful restriction of movement to the shoulder tendon, muscle attachments.
Tennis elbow - painful irritation of the elbow.
Heel Spur - Calcaneal spur, mostly chronic, painful inflammation under the heel.
Achillodynia - mostly inflammation-induced aching causing pain in the Achilles tendon.