Radial Shockwave Therapy

Provides Pain Relief, Reduces Inflammation, Breaks Down Calcification & Much More

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Arthritis Pain


Back Pain


Neck & Shoulder Pain


Carpal Tunnel


Frozen Shoulder


Heel Spur




Plantar Fasciitis, Sciatica & Much More

How It Works

Shockwave works by using acoustic waves which are administered through contact with your skin and trigger your body’s self-healing ability in order to:

  • Break down calcification in muscles, tendons & ligaments
  • Provide pain relief
  • Reduce inflammation
  • Increase blood circulation
  • Create an anesthetic effect during treatment
  • Activate cellular defense
  • Dilate blood vessels & rejuvenates bone tissue

Conditions Treated with Shockwave

  • Back Pain (lower & upper back)
  • Carpel Tunnel & Wrist Pain
  • Neck & Shoulder Pain
  • Heel Spur
  • Planter Fasciitis
  • Frozen Shoulder
  • Tendinitis/Tendinosis
  • Calcium Deposits
  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Muscle Pain & Inflammation
  • Fractures
  • Tennis & Golf Elbow 
  • Rotator Cuff
  • Bunions & more

Common Questions About Shockwave

How Fast Will the Treatment Work?

In a lot of cases, this treatment delivers pain relief after 1st treatment. Most people experience significant improvement after one to two sessions depending on their condition. Considering that cells need time to recover, in rare cases results can take up to 12 weeks. It is important to finish recommended treatment sessions without missing appointments or making a long interval time between sessions, this may result in a longer than needed treatment time.

How Many Treatments Will I Need?

Usually, you need 3-5 sessions, with 2-3 days apart. The duration of treatments is about 10-15 minutes. Treatments are well tolerated by everyone; the minor side effects may occur such as redness or a bit of swelling which goes away within a day.

Do I Need Doctor’s Referral?

No, you do not need a referral to get Shockwave treatment at our clinic but you should check your Extended Health Benefits Insurance for Physiotherapy coverage. You may need to provide your Insurance Company with a doctor’s note.

Is RSWT Safe?

Shockwave technology has been used for decades on millions of people. The treatment success rate is equal to or greater than surgery. It’s a well-tolerated, safe, effective, and non-invasive method that stimulates self-healing process down to the cellular level. There have not been any compains on side effects or reactions to the treatment.

Why Should I Get This Treatment?

Shockwave therapy is fast, safe, and effective. It is a great option instead of surgery for many conditions. There are no medications or injections, no anesthesia, no rehabilitation time needed, and there are no side effects.