Pain Relief for Plantar Fasciitis, Achilles Tendinitis, Arch or Heel Pain

Published On: April 23, 2019

Shock Wave Therapy isn’t new but it is making waves when it comes to effective pain relief without drugs! Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy (ESWT) is the application of shock waves to treat pain. When applied to injured tissues, shock wave therapy is clinically proven to stimulate these metabolic reactions naturally:

  • Reduction of pain felt by nerve fibers
  • Increase of blood circulation in surrounding soft tissues
  • Kick-start the healing process triggered by stem cells activation

Shock Wave Therapy is a non-invasive, fast and effective treatment with no prescription medications or anesthesia!

How Shock Wave Therapy Works

Simply put, better blood circulation and the formation of new blood vessels improves your metabolism and this activates cell generation and helps dissolve calcium deposits. As a result, shock wave therapy activates self-healing processes at the pain site. The underlying cause of chronic pain may be eliminated even in a short period of time.

The Swiss DolorClast® method of Shock Wave Therapy produces non-invasive, high-energy shock waves and delivers them to the tissue via the surface of the skin and a gel medium.

Shock Wave Therapy Effectively Treats:

  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Achilles Tendinitis (tendinopathy)
  • Arch pain
  • Heel pain


See how Radial Shock Wave Therapy is used in Sports Medicine.

Learn more about Shock Wave Therapy at our Oakville Foot Clinic, watch the video, and book your pain relief appointment with your family focused professional footcare team today! At Werkman, Boven & Associates we proudly provide caring hands for happy feet!


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