Understanding ESWT

ESWT is a non-invasive treatment that uses shockwaves to stimulate healing in damaged tissue. It’s particularly effective for conditions like plantar fasciitis and Achilles tendonitis, which can be difficult to treat with traditional methods.

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Benefits of ESWT for Plantar Fasciitis and Achilles Tendonitis

  • Pain Relief: ESWT can help reduce pain associated with plantar fasciitis and Achilles tendonitis, allowing you to move more comfortably.
  • Faster Healing: By stimulating blood flow and the production of healing factors, ESWT can accelerate the healing process.
  • Non-Invasive: ESWT is a non-invasive treatment, meaning there are no incisions or sutures needed.
  • No Downtime: Unlike surgery, ESWT requires little to no downtime, so you can get back to your normal activities sooner.
  • Long-Term Results: Many patients experience long-term relief from their symptoms after ESWT.
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At The Walking Clinic Podiatrists, we’re committed to providing you with the highest quality care and the latest treatment options. Our team of experienced podiatrists has experience in ESWT and will work with you to develop a personalised treatment plan that addresses your unique needs.


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