Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy

Promote and reset your natural healing pattern with extracorporeal shockwave therapy. We are the most specialised clinic of chiropractors Worthing to offer Class 4 Laser and Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy, treating both acute and chronic sports Injuries. We offer the latest state of the art treatments at our sports injury clinic Worthing to include the services of a Sports injury and a Sports Massage Therapist.
During extracorporeal shockwave therapy, high energy radial pressure wave (RPV) pulses are delivered to the painful area of your body. This stimulates the growth of new blood vessels and promotes fast recovery of all soft tissues, nerves, muscles and ligaments, including bone and joint pain.

The whole process of shockwave therapy is to improve circulation and new tissue growth, breakdown calcific deposits and fibrous muscles and reverse chronic inflammation and pain, which in turn the gives stimulation to collagen production, it also encourages tendon repair, repairs damaged tissue, improves muscle tone and faster healing.

Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy To Help Ongoing Chronic Pains

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This type of treatment is particularly effective at relieving pain in tendons, including ailments such as jogger’s heel and calcific tendonitis. If walking is too painful, or you find yourself holding onto your pain or limping, extracorporeal shockwave therapy could be the answer. As with all our treatments, you will be carefully assessed beforehand to check that shockwave therapy will be suitable and effective for your particular problem.

Benefits Of Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy

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  Advantages Of Eswt:

  • Non-invasive, may have some bruising
  • Out-patient treatment
  • No injections
  • No surgery
  • No risk to infections
  • Clinically proven to be effective
  • Quick recovery
  • Fast results
  • 90% plus success rate
  • Recognised by NICE

Physical Effects Of Eswt

  • High intensity acoustic waves interact with painful tissue to:
  • Improve circulation
  • Encourages new tissue growth
  • Breaks down calcific deposits
  • Reduces fiberous muscle adhesions
  • Reverses chronic inflammation
  • Blocks pain
  • Stimulates collagen production
  • Encourages tendon repair
  • Repairs damaged tissue
  • Increases muscle tone
  • Faster healing time

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There’s no need to worry about complications or reactions, as there’s no surgery involved, no anaesthesia and no drugs. You will be in complete control at all times. There aren’t even any unpleasant side effects – just relief from your long-term pain.

There’s no need to worry about complications or reactions with extracorporeal shockwave therapy, as there’s no surgery involved, no anaesthesia and no drugs. You will be in complete control at all times. There aren’t even any unpleasant side effects – just relief from your long-term pain.


If you are recommended extracorporeal shockwave therapy to relieve your pain, your course of treatment will take place over three sessions.

Each session of the shockwave therapy lasts between 20-30 minutes.

Prepay for all three sessions in one go for a substantial saving.

Extracorporeal shockwave therapy is covered by all major medical insurance companies, including Bupa, AXA PPP, WPA, and Simply Health and more.

We’re proud to be the only clinic on the South Coast to be able to provide extracorporeal shockwave therapy at our Hip Bursitis Clinic in Sussex. If you would like to find out more about our professional team and extracorporeal shockwave therapy, don’t hesitate to get in touch with our team. We can arrange a consultation and answer any questions you may have about the shockwave therapy. We have had fantastic results from this treatment, so can be sure that this is a good option if you are undergoing chronic pains.

Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy Frequently Asked Questions

Are there any side effects from shockwave therapy?

The treatment does not involve any medication or surgery so is a risk-free procedure. You will not have any side effects from the treatment, the only after effects are pain relief to enjoy from the very first session.

What if the shockwave therapy doesn’t work?

The treatment has a success rate of over 90% for a variety of chronic conditions including sciatica, frozen shoulder, tendonitis and so many more. We are confident that shockwave therapy will provide you with positive results but in the unlikely case it does not, we will work with you to create a further treatment plan to get to the bottom of your pain.

Is shockwave therapy covered by my insurance?

All major medical insurance companies cover shockwave therapy, including Bupa, Simply Health, AXA WPP, WPA and more. The course of treatment will occur over three sessions which east last between 20 and 30 minutes.

How does shockwave therapy work?

In order to prompt the recovery of soft tissue, nerve, muscle and ligament damage and joint pain, high energy radial pressure waves (RPV) pulses are applied to the area of pain. The process speeds up healing and improves circulation and tissue growth.