Shockwave Therapy in Hamilton

What is Shockwave Therapy?

Known in full as Radial Shockwave Therapy (RSWT), it is a treatment method that uses high-energy sound pressure waves to stimulate the body’s own healing response. It is a highly effective treatment option for areas of the body which are commonly challenging to heal, like tendinopathies.

How Does Shockwave Therapy Work?

Basically, a rod is knocked back and forth within a tube, and compresses air at the end of the tube at very high speed, creating sound pressure waves. These waves of energy travel through the skin, and as they spread through the area of application, they cause tiny bubbles to form and collapse in the tissue instantaneously. The collapse of these bubbles strongly stimulates connective tissue cells related to blood vessel, tendon, and bone formation and repair.

In response to this stimulation, there is a rapid growth of blood vessels at the site of injury, increasing the rate of healing and scar repair. In addition, the shock waves help to break down calcific deposits in the tissues, resolving chronic tendinopathies and bone spur formation.

What Conditions Can Be Treated with Shockwave Therapy?

Shockwave has been proven effective for the following conditions:

What Can I Expect During a Shockwave Treatment?

Shockwave treatments take about 15 minutes. You may feel some mild discomfort during the treatment, and in the next 2-3 days post-treatment. This is normal and healthy – it’s your body’s healing process taking place!

Each person and condition are unique, but most will begin showing results after 2-4 treatments with shockwave.

What Our Patients Say

NATHAN
CHALMERS

My fiance and I have been there a couple of times now for a massage. Morgan and Cassie are our masseuses and they are both wonderful. Very clean and professional environment and we will also be going to see there chiropractor. Very happy to have found this Massage clinic.

DANA
SHANNER

My first visit with Dr. Kevan Patel was amazing. He took his time and was very thorough. He discussed in detail what was happening with my feet and what the shockwave treatments would entail. Beyond impressed with my experience. I highly recommend him.

JESSTINE
CARDEN

Went to Healthy Body for a message as my lower back has been causing me pain due to pregnancy – Julia was AMAZING! I set up bi-weekly appointments and look forward to my next one! Thankyou so much! Highly recommend!

Conveniently Located

We are in the West Mountain area of Hamilton, seconds from Limeridge Mall right off the Lincoln Alexander Parkway.  Free parking is available onsite.

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Providing you with skilled providers for excellent care. Healthy Body first opened over 20 years ago and we’ve been providing care with skill and compassion ever since. Experience the difference in care yourself.

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For your convenience, we bill directly to most insurance carriers. Bring your policy information on your first visit and we may be able to bill on your behalf, saving you time and money.

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With extraordinary people comes extraordinary care. Whether you have a workplace injury, a concussion, or pain and stiffness from a traffic accident, better care is within reach.

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