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What Shockwave Therapy Can Do For You

Published: April 9th, 2019
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What is Shockwave Therapy? Shockwave therapy or extracorporeal shock wave therapy is a non-invasive treatment that is used in the treatment of many musculoskeletal conditions. The machine creates a series of acoustic energy wave impulses that are applied directly through the skin by a prob, similar to an ultrasound head. The device resembles a small, very low-powered jackhammer that creates high frequency mechanical pulses. The technology was initially used in 1982 for urologic conditions and…

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