ESWT in Physiotherapy

ESWT In Physiotherapy

What are the application areas of Eswt (Shock wave) in physical therapy?

■ Tennis elbow ■ Heel spur ■ Bursitis ■ Musculoskeletal diseases such as tendinitis ■ Shoulder pain due to calcific tendon inflammation ■ Plantar fasciitis

What is ESWT?

Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy (ESWT) is a form of treatment that triggers healing and repair in tissues with strong sound waves created outside the body.

In which cases is the ESWT method applied?

Heel spur (epin calcanei), plantar fasciitis, tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis), A fast and effective treatment method for musculoskeletal system diseases such as shoulder pain, bursitis and tendinitis due to calcific tendon inflammation.

How is it applied?

ESWT application is performed by the physician. The application is continued for 3-5 sessions, once a week. Before the treatment begins, the doctor examines the application area and identifies the most painful points. After marking these areas, he applies the application to these points. The treatment takes 5-10 minutes and is performed by giving an average of 2000 shock waves. There is no need for any restrictions, medication or local ice application after the treatment.