At North Hill Foot & Ankle Clinic, we know that everybody is different. While traditional treatments work for some, more innovative solutions work for others. For this reason, we offer an extensive range of services, including shockwave therapy in Calgary. Shockwave therapy is a treatment for musculoskeletal conditions, including Achilles tendonitis, plantar fasciitis, stress fractures and more. This treatment is popular among those suffering from disorders in the joints, bones, and tendons because it is entirely non-invasive.
We have over two decades of experience providing effective and long-lasting foot and ankle care solutions to our clients. Our team is trained and skilled to understand your symptoms and devise the best course of treatment for you. We will never force our approach on you, but let your unique requirements drive our process instead. If you'd like to learn whether our shockwave therapy is suitable for you, we invite you to schedule an appointment. We treat various foot conditions.
Shockwave therapy is a non-surgical treatment for numerous musculoskeletal disorders. It offers quick pain relief and mobility restoration without the need for painkillers. A shockwave is an acoustic wave that can transport energy to sore spots and tissues suffering from various conditions. These acoustic waves with high energy encourage quickened tissue repair and cell growth. These processes can lead to:
These are only some of the many healing processes associated with the use of acoustic waves. If you'd like to learn more about how our shockwave therapy in Calgary works, we invite you to speak to us. You can also rely on us for custom orthotics.
Shortwave therapy effectively treats tendons affected by conditions that do not respond to traditional treatment forms. It is a popular treatment method for musculoskeletal disorders, especially those involving connective tissues such as ligaments and tendons. We usually apply it to people who have been suffering for over six weeks and have not responded to other forms of treatment. We use shockwave therapy to treat a variety of bone, tendon, and joint disorders, some of which include:
Timelines for Shockwave Therapy
Shockwave therapy will require multiple visits:
Benefits Of Shockwave Therapy
Shockwave therapy is a good choice because:
You are not eligible to undergo shockwave therapy if you have one or more of the following conditions:
Before proceeding with shockwave therapy, please speak to our experts in order to find out whether you are fit for the treatment or not.
Some commonly asked questions about our shockwave treatment in Calgary are:
Will Shockwave Treatment Hurt?
Those undergoing shockwave therapy might experience slight discomfort, depending on the existing pain. However, most of our clients find this discomfort tolerable. We will adjust the intensity according to your requirements and pain tolerance.
Will I Feel Pain After the Treatment Is Complete?
After our treatment, most of our clients find immediate relief from their existing symptoms and chronic pain. However, some people might experience soreness in the treatment area after 2-3 hours. This discomfort is bearable for most.
Will I Have Any Restrictions After the Treatment?
We recommend our clients not to engage in physical activities involving the treated area for at least two days.
How Much Will My Treatment Cost?
The eventual price depends on your requirements and symptoms. To get a clearer idea, we recommend scheduling an inspection with us.
There have been significant advances in medical science and technology. Now, we can use sophisticated techniques and machines to treat almost every disorder, including bone-related conditions. At North Hill Foot & Ankle Clinic, Dr. Crosby offers this therapy for tendon disorders in Calgary.