Shockwave Therapy

Shockwave therapy is a non surgical, non invasive device used in the treatment of orthopedics, physiotherapy and sports medicine. It assists in providing relief of chronic and acute pain without the use of painkillers. At the same time it helps restore mobility. Shockwave therapy uses acoustic waves to trigger a biological response, leading to faster, long-term healing by stimulating tissue regeneration.

Shockwave is an acoustic wave which carries high energy to painful spots and myoskeletal tissues with sub acute, sub chronic and chronic conditions. The energy promotes regeneration and reparative processes of the bones, tendons and other soft tissues. Shockwaves are characterized by jump change in pressure, high amplitude and non-periodicity. The kinetic energy of the projectile, created by compressed air, is transferred to the transmitter at the end of the applicator and further into the tissue.


Shockwave is used to treat:

  • Jumper’s Knee
  • Hip Pain
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Tennis Elbow
  • Heel Spurs
  • Insertional Pain
  • Calcification
  • Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome
  • Chronic Tendinopathy

Benefits of Shockwave Therapy:

  • New Blood Vessel Formation
  • Reversing Chronic Inflammation
  • Improving Circulation
  • Release of Trigger Points
  • Stimulation of Collagen Production
  • Dissolving of Calcified Fibroblasts
  • Dispersion of Pain Mediator

Our Chiropractors:

Dr Dave Dorion


Dr. Ashley Worobec