Shockwave Therapy for Tendon Disorders in Calgary

Shockwave therapy is used to treat a number of bone, joint and tendon disorders. Shockwaves are generated pneumatically and spread through tissues in a radial fashion. At North Hill Foot & Ankle Clinic, Dr. Crosby offers this therapy for tendon disorders in Calgary. Shockwave therapy is thought to work by creating a micro trauma to the area of treatment which:

  • Stimulates blood vessel formation and blood vessel dilation
  • Causes release of pain mediators that decrease pain
  • Causes release of growth factors that aid in tissue regeneration
  • Causes anti- inflammatory effects


Shockwave therapy can be used to treat a variety of bone, tendon, and joint disorders, some of which include:

  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Achilles tendonitis
  • Shin splints
  • Patellar tendonitis
  • Peroneal tendonitis
  • Non-union of fractures

Non-surgical Therapy Procedure

Painful foot disorders can be treated with effective and non-invasive procedures.

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General Information

North Hill Foot & Ankle Clinic
271-1632 14 Avenue NW, Calgary, AB,

T2N 1M7

Phone : 403-289-8491

Fax : 403-282-4441


alberta podiatry

Opening Hours

Monday 08:30 AM - 04:30 PM

Tuesday 08:30 AM - 06:30 PM

Wednesday 08:30 AM - 04:30 PM

Thursday 08:30 AM - 06:30 PM

Friday 08:30 AM - 04:30 PM

*Clinic hours subject to change without notice

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