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Shockwave Therapy

Shockwave therapy accelerates the healing process in the body by stimulating the metabolism and enhancing blood circulation to regenerate damaged tissue. Strong energy pulses are applied to the affected area. These pulses occur for short periods of time, creating micro-cavitation bubbles that expand and burst. The force created by these bubbles penetrates tissue and stimulates cells in the body that are responsible for bone and connective tissue healing. In many instances, shockwave therapy is most effective in cases where the human body has not been able to heal itself on its own. OHP Kelowa chiropractors and physiotherapists are trained in providing shockwave therapy.

Conditions that may benefit from SWT

  • Plantar Fasciitis

  • Achilles Tendonopathy

  • Retrocalcaneal Bursitis

  • Lateral Epicondylosis (Tennis Elbow)

  • Medial Epicondylosis (Golfer’s Elbow)

  • Calcific Tendonitis (supraspinatus tendon, etc.)

  • Patellar Tendinosis (Jumper’s Knee)

  • Morton’s Neuroma

  • Chronic Stress/Non-union Fractures

Is Shockwave Therapy right for you?

If you suffer from a soft tissue injury that you want to speed healing, then shockwave may be for you. 

OHP Shockwave providers

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Dr. Donna McAllister

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Dr. Michael Schmidt

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Dr. Rob Mutch

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Dr. Dane Carlson

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Dr. Mandy Downie

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Glenn Charbonneau

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Quentin Trollip

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Hayley Brown