Shock-Wave Therapy (SWT)

Shock-wave therapy (or SWT) is a non-surgical method of treatment of various diseases of the musculoskeletal system using acoustic waves.

After several procedures, the calcified deposits and bone outgrowth decay and the resolution of fibrotic foci occur. In the area of exposure blood vessels begin to germinate, tissue nutrition improves, fat deposits are destroyed and collagen formation is stimulated.

According to the world statistics, the application of shock wave therapy has a stable positive effect for 90% of patients: a reduction in pain, accelerated healing of damaged tissues, improvement of overall well-being. The method often avoids surgical intervention. The result of treatment is the elimination of pain, the opportunity to work fully and rest actively.

In which cases is shock wave therapy indicated?

Shockwave therapy is mainly used in the treatment of diseases of muscles and connective tissues, shoulder and elbow joints, feet, as well as in the treatment of tendon and ligament diseases:
  • arthrosis
  • osteochondrosis of the spine
  • muscle and ligament injury

Also, very often people turn for help in the treatment of the calcaneal spur. Shockwave therapy is one of the best methods for solving this problem.

Possible application for cosmetic purposes:
  • reduction of the manifestations of cellulite
  • smoothing and reduction of streaks, stretch marks and scars
  • lifting of sagging skin

How is the treatment course carried out?
To treat patients in our sanatorium, the latest equipment from one of the world's leading manufacturers is used. The duration of one therapeutic procedure does not exceed 7 minutes. A full course for one area of the body takes an average of 5 to 7 procedures. The procedure is conducted by a qualified doctor of the first category.

Are there any contraindications?
SWT is not recommended to young people under the age of 20, for women during pregnancy, to people with bleeding disorders, to patients with thrombophlebitis, to patients with oncologic disease, to patients with acute infectious diseases, to patients with cardio-stimulators and heart rhythm disorders. It should be noted, that any procedure in our sanatorium are selected by an experienced doctor after consultation, taking into account the individual characteristics of the patient.
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