16 April 2011
The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) issues guidance on medicines, treatments and procedures. NICE is a special health authority of the National Health Service (NHS).
They offer guidelines on extracorporeal shockwave therapy, as offered by our clinic.
With Shockwave Therapy a machine is used to deliver sound waves to the painful area and this stimulates healing.
Shockwave Therapy for Trochanteric Pain (Hip)
Shockwave for Achilles (Heel)
Shockwave Therapy for Plantar Fasciitis (between the heel and the middle of the foot)
Shockwave Therapy for Tennis Elbow
Shockwave Therapy for Calcific Tendinopathy