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Woodley
Reading
Berkshire RG5 4JB
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Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy or ESWT is an established and effective treatment for soft-tissue injuries that is clinially proven and recommended by NICE.

3Way Healthcare is a Specialist Extracorporeal ShockWave Therapy (ESWT) Centre offering shockwave treatment for Musculoskeletal and Urological conditions.

The technology we use is from the Market Leading Swiss company STORZ MEDICAL.  All our ESWT machines are manufactured in Switzerland to stringent European and British standards.

Shockwave therapy is a non-invasive treatment which utilises soundwaves transmitted to localised injured tissue to reduce pain, accelerate healing and stimulate cell regeneration.

 

 

Some Common Conditions we can treat:

Achilles Tendinopathy

Plantar Fasciitis

Shin Splints

Chronic tendinopathy/chronic pain

Greater Trochanteric Pain Syndrome (outer hip)

Patellar tendinopathy (Jumper’s knee)

Low Back Pain

Tennis Elbow & Golfers Elbow

Men’s Sexual Health

Frozen shoulder & Shoulder Pain

Focused Shockwave

Focused shockwaves are sound waves that are gathered (or focused) into deeper regions of the body, approximately 12cm. It is at this point that they reach their maximum energy. Focused shockwaves are used in the treatment of deep trigger points or areas, whereas radial shockwaves transmit outwards and do not reach as deep into the target area.

Radial Shockwave

Radial shockwaves are performed on greater surface areas of application or larger regions of the body. Your therapist carrying out the procedure will decide which method is best for you, depending on your condition. Sometimes it is advisable to use a combination of both for maximum effect.

Extracoporeal Shockwave Therapy to available to treat many conditions, your therapist will be able to discuss this with you.  Please contact us directly to discuss your individual requirements: 0118 969 2299.


The Many Benefits of Shockwave Therapy:

Quick Recovery

Fewer Potential Complications

No Anesthesia

Non Invasive

No Medication

Fast Treatment

Around 20 minutes per session.

Significant Clinical Benefit

Often seen 6 to 8 weeks after treatment.

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