How does Shockwave work?
Promote circulation and metabolism to promote healing
Targets sensory nerve fibres that tranmit musculoskeletal pain. Impacting neurogenic inflammation
Stimulates stem cells and tissue repair cells to promote regeneration and repair of tissues
May reduce pain by acting as a counter-irritant through the pain gate mechanism as described by Melzack and Wall.
Breaks down abnormal deposits of calcium in soft tissues such as tendons - calcific tendinosis