What is shock wave therapy?

Shock therapy is an effective treatment option Therapeutic shock waves were introduced as a medical treatment as an alternative to eliminate kidney stones (without surgery) more than 20 years ago. Currently, the use of radial shock waves or radial pressure waves (RPWs) has been successfully extended to other therapeutic and wellness applications. Although UVT is…

What treats shock wave therapy?

What is shock wave therapy? Shock-wave (shock) therapy is a non-surgical technique developed to treat localized pain of the musculoskeletal system. It involves the application of a number of high-energy impulses to the affected area. A shock wave is a physical shock (not electric) that is used to shock the body and begin the healing…

The development and popularity of shock wave therapy

The development and popularity of shock wave therapy. A flurry of research into the use of Shockwave in medicine in the 1950s led to the patenting of the Shockwave electro-hydraulic generator, and by the end of the 1950s, the physical properties of electromagnetic shock waves were described. In the 50s, the first systematic studies were…