Shockwave Therapy in King West

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 King West will conduct a detailed assessment and determine if Shockwave Therapy would be the best treatment for you.

What are the common conditions Shockwave Therapy can help with?

Shockwave therapy is commonly used to treat conditions such as:

  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis
  • Hip Bursitis
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Rotator Cuff Tendinopathy
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome
  • Jumper’s knee 
  • Iliotibial band syndrome
  • Shin Splints

Is there a maximum number of sessions allowed for shockwave therapy?

There isn’t usually a specific maximum number of shockwave therapy sessions as the recommended number of sessions will vary based on an individual specific condition and response to the shockwave therapy.

Can shockwave therapy help with my tension headaches? 

Shockwave therapy may help with tension headaches by addressing the neck or shoulder muscles contributing to the headache itself. It is best to come for the initial assessment so the physiotherapist and chiropractor can determine if shockwave therapy would be the best treatment approach for your concerns.

Can my 85 year old grandmother come for shockwave therapy? 

Yes, shockwave therapy is generally safe for seniors But its effectiveness  would depend on the specific health condition as well as overall health condition of an individual. After the detailed assessment of your grandmother’s condition including potential risk and existing medical condition, our physiotherapist/chiropractor would  know if shockwave therapy would be the appropriate and best treatment option for your grandmother. 

How to Prepare for your Shockwave Therapy  appointment:

  • Bring to your appointment any relevant medical documentations and complete necessary online forms before your appointment. 
  • We provide treatment gowns at the clinic but it’s recommended to use loose, comfortable clothing for ease of movement in case you opt not to use the treatment gowns provided.
  • You are welcome to bring a support person with you if it will make you feel more at ease on your appointment.
  • Please arrive on time or even a few minutes early.
  • Do not forget to bring your doctor’s note to your appointment if your insurance requires one for billing.
  • If you have any special concerns with positioning, please let your therapist know right away.

How to find Shockwave Therapy in King West?

Triangle Physiotherapy King West is located at 980 King Street West right at King and Crawford. We are across from Massey and Harris Park. Underground free parking is available.

How do I book an appointment for Shockwave Therapy in Toronto?

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