About musculosketal and orthopaedic conditions treated by ESWT

Treatment of Plantar Fasciitis

There are many musculoskeletal (MSK) and orthopaedic conditions that can be successfully treated with the use of Shockwave Therapy. Below are listed a few of these conditions.

Tendon/muscle tissue (mid portion/insertional)

• Rotator cuff
• Tennis/Golfers elbow
• De Quervains tenosynovitis
• Trigger finger/thumb
• Gluteal tendons
• Patellar tendons
• Achilles tendons
• Proximal hamstring tendon
• Tibialis posterior tendon


• Dupuytren’s disease
• Plantar fasciitis (Policeman’s Heel)


• Stress fractures
• Medial tibial stress syndrome
• Non-union of fractures


• Carpal tunnel syndrome
• Morton’s neuroma
• Tarsal tunnel syndrome
• Peroneal nerve entrapment
• Cubital tunnel syndrome


• Osteoarthritis of the knee
• Big toe joint
• Ankle joint OA
• Shoulder joint OA
• Gout
• Rheumatoid arthritis
• Frozen shoulder

Shockwave Therapy (ESWT) combines radial pressure waves, focused shockwave treatment and vibration therapy. It delivers simple, non-surgical treatment for chronic musculoskeletal problems, persistent pain or niggling joint issues, and it is recommended by the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE). Shockwave Therapy is clinically proven, covered by many private health insurers, recognised by the top orthopaedic hospitals and used by high profile professional sports bodies such as the English Institute of Sport.

Treatment for Jumpers Knee

Shockwave Therapy is a highly effective treatment and is a non-invasive treatment that eliminates pain, restores full mobility and greatly improves quality of life. Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy is ideal for musculoskeletal conditions and pain relief. Increasing healthy blood flow, growth of new blood vessels and inflammation and is a highly effective treatment for chronic trochanteric pain syndrome.

More inforamtion can is available at Venn Healthcare, who we work closely with on the use of ESWT machines.


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