The following indications are currently treated:
The device has been on the market since autumn of 1999. The EMS Swiss DolorClast® device is the only FDA approved device available.
There is a growing body of research that shows that degenerative arthritis responds well to the Swiss DolorClast® method treatment. Many physicians also successfully treat other disease types with Radial Shockwaves® and the Swiss DolorClast® Duoclast. However, the Swiss DolorClast® Academy (SDCA) can only provide information on applications confirmed by numerous studies.
Yes, in such cases in particular it has been scientifically documented remarkable results.
First the physician palpates the affected areas in consultation with the patient. Contact gel is applied to improve transmission of the shockwave into the tissue. Then the physician moves the shockwave applicator over the prepared site.
Sensitivity to pain varies from patient to patient and treatments are carried out within patient tolerance levels. Best results occur when the treatment is conducted without anaesthetics.
After a treatment session harmless swellings, blue spots or pain may be experienced, all of which disappear in a short time. To alleviate most of these we usually follow each treatment with ultrasound therapy or use kinesiotape.
Many patients report relief from pain after the first session. However, there have been some isolated cases in which an improvement has only been experienced some weeks after the third treatment. One should remember that everybody responds differently.
As with all kinds of treatment, nobody one can guarantee anything. Even an operation cannot guarantee freedom from pain.
Painful inflammation of the tendon attachment on the medial elbow
Painful limitation of shoulder movement due to inflammation with or without calcification
Painful inflammation of the tendon attachment on the lateral elbow
Painful periostitis of the outer femur and gluteal muscle insertions. This chronic hip pain - may also be associated with low back pain syndrome
Inflammation of the point of attachment of the patellar ligament
Inflammation of the tibial edge due to excessive strain common amongst runners (aka Shin splints)
Painful irritation of the Achilles tendon and recurrent lower calf pain
Painful, mostly chronic inflammation of the plantar fascia leads to and results in the formation of heel spurs
Painful irritation of tendon attachments due to overexertion or improper strain, or due to degenerative processes
Pain therapy via treatment of acupuncture points
Acute and chronic pain in the back, shoulder, neck, etc. due to permanently shortened and thickened muscles
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