What is acoustic wave therapy?

Acoustic wave therapy (AWT) is a non-invasive medical treatment that uses high-frequency sound waves to stimulate healing in the body. AWT has gained popularity in recent years as a treatment for musculoskeletal conditions, such as plantar fasciitis, tennis elbow, and Achilles tendinitis. In this blog, we will explore how AWT works, what conditions they can treat and the potential benefits and risks of the therapy.

What conditions can acoustic wave therapy treat?

Acoustic wave therapy has been used to treat a wide range of musculoskeletal conditions including:

How does acoustic wave therapy work.

A device emits a high-energy acoustic wave in a focused pattern that is applied to the area you are experiencing pain . The acoustic waves travel through the skin and into the tissue where they create micro trauma. This micro trauma stimulates the body’s natural healing processes increasing blood flow, reducing inflammatory action and promoting tissue regeneration. Acoustic wave is administrered by the doctor one to two times per week for three to six weeks.

What are the benefits of acoustic wave therapy?

What are the risks of acoustic wave therapy?

The risk of acoustic wave therapy are minimal, but there are some potential side effects, including:

Call our office and make an appoint to talk with the doctors to see if AWT treatment can help you get out of pain and back to what you like to do.