Shockwave Therapy in Lawrence Park

Shockwave therapy

Shockwave therapy is also known as Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy (ESWT) is medical treatment which is non-invasive  and is commonly used to address musculoskeletal injuries by employing acoustic waves to the affected area which then helps stimulate healing and reduce pain.

Our physiotherapist or chiropractors in Lawrence Park will perform a detailed assessment and check the severity of your injury by doing a comprehensive physical examination which may include checking your range of motion, flexibility and strength as well as detailed history taking. This will help the physiotherapist check if shockwave therapy would be the best  option to help with your condition.

What can Shockwave therapy help with?

Shockwave therapy is commonly used to treat conditions such as:

  • Plantar Fascitiis
  • De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis
  • IT band syndrome
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome
  • Lateral Epicondylitis
  • Medial Epicondylitis 
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Trochanteric Bursitis

How do I Prepare for my Shockwave Therapy  appointment?

  • We highly recommend coming a few minutes early for your appointment.
  • Don’t forget to complete the online forms before your appointment so your therapist can review them beforehand.
  • If it will make you feel much more comfortable, you may certainly bring someone for emotional support.
  • If you have any medical documents which are relevant for your condition, please bring it to your appointment or email it to us and we can upload it to your file.
  • It is best to wear loose clothing to provide easy access to the injured area or you’re welcome to wear the treatment gown provided at the clinic.
  • Don’t forget to bring your insurance information to your appointment if you have one and bring a doctor’s note if it’s required for billing based on your insurance plan.

Can I have shockwave therapy on more than one area in one appointment?

Yes, shockwave therapy may be administered on more than one area during your appointment. your Physiotherapist/chiropractor will create a customized treatment plan based on assessment findings of your condition  as well as the feasibility  and benefits of treating multiple areas.

Am I allowed to lift very heavy weights right after my shockwave therapy appointment?

It’s generally advisable to refrain from lifting very heavy weights right after your shockwave therapy in order to optimize the effect of the shockwave therapy and promote better recovery.

Do I need to double check with my family doctor if shockwave is good for me before coming to see a physiotherapist for shockwave therapy at your clinic?

You are certainly welcome to see your family doctor and check if shockwave would be recommended for your condition but we don’t require it. Our physiotherapist/chiropractor will perform a very detailed assessment and create a personalized treatment plan based on those findings. The assessment will help them determine if shockwave therapy would be the optimal choice for your condition.

How to find Shockwave Therapy in Lawrence Park?

Triangle Physiotherapy Lawrence Park is located at 2715 Yonge Street close to Sporting Life. The clinic is on Yonge south of Lawrence and north of Eglington.

How do I book an appointment for Shockwave Therapy in Lawrence Park?

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