Introducing the latest in wave therapy treatment - SoftWave. Recently, Riversedge Chiropractic added SoftWave therapy to our best in class treatment solutions as it features the latest in tested and proven technology to treat a wide variety of chronic pain and inflammation issues.
SoftWave therapy uses patented technology to reach an injured area of the body at the cellular level to successfully turn on the body's natural healing process. In essence, Softwave get your unstuck, so you can get your life back.
If you're suffering with a chronic condition like back pain, knee pain, shin splints or something similar, Softwave might be the right treatment option for you. Begin the healing process today and contact us to schedule an appointment!
SoftWave's OrthoGold 100 is an advanced shock wave device using electrohydraulic spark gap technology. Its patented design features a parabolic reflector applicator that produces highly effective, low-intensity unfocused shock waves.
The applicator spreads energy to a large area of both superficial and deep tissue soliciting a biological response to initiate the body's natural healing process.
(Source - softwavetrt.com)
Not sure if SoftWave Therapy is the right treatment option to heal your pain? It's not easy to know until you come see us at Riversedge Chiropractic, but we are confident in the results that others have experienced making this a great treatment option for many of our patients. Are you suffering from one of the following issues? You may be a candidate for SoftWave Therapy!
- Back Pain
- Knee pain
- Shin Splints
- Plantar Fasciitis
- Jumpers Knee
- Stress fractures
- Foot ulcer pain
Throughout the treatment process, this ingenious device can provide many benefits while treating the source of your pain including:
- Increase blood supply
- Decreased inflammation
- Stimulating and activating resident stem cells
- Repair, remodel and regenerate tissue
- Accelerate wound healing
- Induce antibacterial effect
- Reduce acute and chronic pain
It is completely possible that you will still have a lot of questions before, after, or even during your treatment program utilizing SoftWave therapy. Let's run through some of the frequently asked questions by previous patients so you are confident as you embark on your own personal treatment program.
- What is SoftWave Therapy? It is a treatment involving technology that applies short, frequent, and high intensity bursts of mechanical energy (in the form of a shockwave) into soft-tissue that is injured, scarred, or contains adhesions, is painful, or inflamed.
- Is the treatment new? No. It is the standard of care for soft tissue injuries in Europe and has been a non-surgical option in the U.S. for over 20 years.
- Is it FDA approved? SoftWave is FDA 510(k) cleared for: Activation of connective tissue, treatment of chronic diabetic foot ulcers and treatment of acute second-degree burns. It is FDA 510(k) registered for: Pain reduction and Improved Blood supply.
- What is its intended use? It is an alternative to surgery to treat musculoskeletal and soft tissue conditions.
- Does it work? Depending on the treatment type, studies show success rates of up to 99%.
- Is SoftWave better than other ESWT devices on the market? Definitively. The therapy has a wider and deeper therapeutic energy zone than all other devices on the market. This results in greater healing as the energy is spread over a vastly larger and deeper area.
- Is it painful? There may be mild discomfort, but patients typically don't complain of treatment pain.
- Who performs the treatment? Anyone in the practice that is properly trained by SWTRT.
- How long is the treatment? Typically, 5-15 minutes.
- How many treatments are recommended? Typically. 6-8 spread out throughout 6 weeks.
- Are there any side effects? There is no bruising or swelling. For some, redness and soreness can occur but it usually subsides in a day or two.
- Can it be used in conjunction with other treatments? Yes, it can however it is up to the provider. We found SoftWave Therapy has been shown to be even more effective when combined with other forms of therapy, including physical therapy, chiropractic, massage, soft tissue mobilization, etc.
- Are there any restrictions right after treatment? You should follow your provider's instruction and you should not take any pain medicine or engage in any activities that would aggravate the injured area.
- What conditions can be treated with SoftWave? SoftWave Therapy can successfully address acute and chronic muskuloskeletal injuries related to: knee, heel, foot, ankle, hamstring, back, pelvis, neck, shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand. In addition, research has shown promising results in the area of sexual health, cosmetics, and wound healing.