Shockwave Therapy in Erin Mills

Shockwave therapy

Shockwave therapy or extracorporeal shock wave therapy (ESWT), is a non-invasive treatment which works by delivering acoustic waves to specific areas of the body to increase blood flow to the area and promote healing. This therapy is often used to help with various musculoskeletal conditions.

Our physiotherapist or chiropractors in Erin Mills will perform a thorough assessment which may include detailed history taking, manual testing, and imaging review to determine if Shockwave therapy would be the best treatment for you.

Common conditions Shockwave Therapy in Erin Mills help with:

Shockwave therapy is commonly used to treat conditions such as:

  • Tennis Elbow
  • Golfer’s elbow
  • Hip Bursitis
  • De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Patellar tendinopathy 
  • Hamstring tendinopathy
  • IT band syndrome
  • Shin Splints

Is shockwave therapy allowed for pregnant people?

Shockwave therapy is not recommended for pregnant individuals but there are alternative treatments that may be beneficial depending on the condition being treated. It is best to consult with your medical doctor or book an appointment with our physiotherapist or chiropractor for an initial assessment who can create a personalized treatment plan that would be most beneficial for your condition.

How can shockwave therapy help with my plantar fasciitis?

It helps with the use of the acoustic waves on targeted areas which stimulates blood flow, and promotes tissue repair and healing. It also helps  reduce inflammation and breakdown  down calcification.

Can I get shockwave therapy even if I have a metal plate?

There are various  factors to be considered before choosing shockwave therapy as treatment  with the presence of metal plate like location of the metal plates as well as nature of the injury.  It may still be feasible to use shockwave therapy even with the presence of a metal plate as long as the targeted area is not the same location as the metal plate. Your Physiotherapist/chiropractor will determine if shockwave would be a safe option for you after a detailed assessment.

How to Prepare for your Shockwave Therapy  appointment:

  • Upload or bring to your appointment any relevant medical documents or diagnostic imaging such as X-rays or MRI if any.
  • We recommend you arrive a few minutes early for your appointment.
  • Please fill out the necessary forms online  before your appointment.
  • Remember to bring your doctor’s note to your appointment if your insurance requires one for billing.
  • It is best to wear comfortable clothing to allow easier access to the affected body part and ease of movement
  • Make a list of questions you may have as well as a list of medications you’re taking.

How to find Shockwave Therapy in Erin Mills?

Triangle Physiotherapy Erin Mills is located at 2520 Eglinton Avenue West, Mississauga, unit 205 right across Credit Valley Hospital.  We are in the white cruise ship shaped building at the corner of Erin Mills and Eglington.

How do I book an appointment for Shockwave Therapy in Erin Mills?

Click HERE to book an appointment for Shockwave Therapy with a physiotherapist or chiropractor at our Erin Mills clinic.