Shockwave Therapy and Heel Pain

Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy – Evidence-Based Treatment for Heel Pain and Achilles Tendon Tendinopathy

Safely provides immediate pain reduction and long-term healing results.

Stay away from medications, injections, cortisone, and surgery

What is Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy?

Healing Acceleration | Pain Relief| Breakdown of Calcification


Radial Shockwave therapy is a cutting-edge technology that uses high-intensity sound wave that travels through the skin to break down targeted scar/fibrotic tissues and stimulate tissue repair. The shockwave penetrates up to 4cm deep and causes therapeutic cavitation bubbles and microscopic biological effects within the tissue, and ultimately incites body’s healing mechanisms.


Extracorporeal shockwave therapy is frequently effective where previous conservative management has failed to resolve notoriously stubborn complaints, especially in the case of a chronic heel and Achilles tendon pain.

extracorporeal shockwave therapy and heel pain

Effective at treating:

  • Heel Pain, Plantar Fasciitis, Plantar Fasciosis, Heel Spurs
  • Achilles Tendonitis / Tendinosis
  • Morton’s Neuroma
  • Tight / Aching Leg Muscles
  • Knee, Hip, and Lower Back Pain
  • Patellar Tendinopathy
  • Post-Surgical and Traumatic Scars
  • Myofascial Pain / Restrictions
  • Chronic Joint Swelling Associated with Sprains/Strains
  • Ligament Sprains
  • Muscle Strains / Tears
  • Non-Acute Bursitis
  • Iliotibial Band Syndrome (ITBS)
  • Ganglions

How well does this therapy really work?

There are numerous published scientific studies, with the majority demonstrating positive outcomes when used on chronic heel pain or plantar fasciitis. Approximately 80% of all patients report a substantial improvement of the condition after 3 treatment sessions,
More recently, research has shown that when used in combination with good rehabilitation programme, extracorporeal shockwave therapy has better outcomes than when either treatment is employed alone. And this is exactly what we do best! Combining our unique hands-on therapies with shockwave therapy to not only get rid of pain, heal the area of injury, but also address the underlying cause of the problem with an individualized rehabilitation plan.


Heal injury and pain faster with shockwave therapy and get back doing what you love, and a long-term result can be further enhanced with the combination of other manual therapies and rehabilitation.


When it comes to Radial extracorporeal shockwave therapy, all shockwave devices are NOT created equal – you ought to know this.


If you want effective relief for your chronic pain, the shockwave needs to have the power to get the job done!


Our unit is the only FDA and Health Canada Approved for shockwave therapy, our clinical evidence is extensive.


More Power | Extensive Evidence | Highly Effective


Our EMS Dolorclast is the gold standard shockwave unit recognized internationally to treat against chronic, and some acute musculoskeletal pain, including heel pain/spurs, Plantar Fasciitis, Achilles Tendinopathy, Patella Tendinopathy, muscle aches and pains, osteoarthritis, and delayed healing fractures


It is the treatment of choice for elite athletes and is the official device for the Olympic Games. The same device has been successfully used during the Athens 2004, Beijing 2008 and London 2012 and Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

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Some Shockwave units suffer from power drop off during delivery of the shockwave, causing inconsistent shockwave power output. Our new model has the latest design that provides more consistent quality shockwave for superior results!

If you have any concerns or questions regarding our extracorporeal shockwave therapy, please make contact with us to discuss its suitability. Please note no referral is required for this form of treatment.

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