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Shockwave Therapy in Penticton

How Shockwave Therapy Works

Shockwave Therapy accelerates the healing process in injured areas by stimulating the metabolism and enhancing blood circulation to regenerate damaged tissue. High-energy sound wave 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 injured tissue and stimulates cells in the area to promote tissue healing, pain relief and best of all, return to what you love doing. Learn more about how shockwave therapy at NuVista Chiropractic and Wellness in Penticton can help you.


Benefits of Shockwave Therapy in Penticton

  • Non-surgical
  • Performed in office without requiring a referral
  • Does not require anesthesia or other pharmacological intervention
  • No side effects (short-term mild discomfort and bruising may occur)
  • Effective and affordable; most cases require up to 5 visits, 7 days apart
  • Covered by most insurance companies

Conditions

  • Achilles Pain
  • Plantar Fascia Pain
  • Rotator Cuff Tendon Pain
  • Back Pain
  • Tennis Elbow
  • Bursitis
  • Frozen Shoulder
  • Shin Splints
  • Trigger Points or Chronic Muscle Tension
  • Tendon Injuries
  • Osteoarthritis

Common Questions

How is the treatment performed?

Shockwave Therapy is non-invasive. Gel is applied to the treatment area, shockwaves are then released through the applicator as it is moved over the treatment area.

Who is a candidate for Shockwave Therapy?

Most people in Penticton are good candidates for Shockwave Therapy. Patients who are pregnant, have a pacemaker or current cancer are not suitable for treatment with Shockwave technology. Your doctor can provide you with information about conditions you may have that would affect your ability to undergo treatment.

What are the possible side effects?

Shockwave Therapy has virtually no side effects. In some cases, patients may experience minor discomfort for a few days, or bruising. Patients can return to work after treatments and in most cases, there is no down time.

How many treatments are generally needed?

3 - 5 visits are the usual amount of treatments needed for Shockwave Therapy. The number of treatments needed depends on the nature of the condition. Your practitioner will discuss this with you during your initial appointment. Each treatment session takes between 10-15 minutes.

Call our team at NuVista Chiropractic and Wellness in Penticton today to schedule an appointment.

OFFICE HOURS
Monday8:00am - 6:00pm
Tuesday8:00am - 6:00pm
Wednesday8:00am - 6:00pm
Thursday8:00am - 6:00pm
Friday8:00am - 2:00pm
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed
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NuVista Chiropractic and Wellness
290 Riverside Drive #166
Penticton, BC V2A 5Y5
(250) 462-4776

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WHAT OUR PATIENTS SAY

“Dr. Shayna helped me with severe back pain during my pregnancy and kept me feeling good throughout the last few months. Now she treats my little ones, and there is no one else I would trust them with! I would highly recommend her to anyone looking for quality care!”

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“Without Dr. Ryan, I don't know if I could get out of bed in the morning. He works to keep my body in alignment, even after I do everything I can to make his job difficult. The staff is all great and super friendly. Five stars for sure.”

- Robin S.

“Ryan Ranit and his staff are amazing! I always leave his office feeling better, no matter what new injury I come in with. He is very professional and always gives me exercises so that I don’t  have to be in the office every week. I recommend this office for anyone needing a great chiropractor.”

- Tyler M.

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290 Riverside Drive #166

Penticton, BC V2A 5Y5

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