Shockwave Therapy

Shockwave Therapy: A New Treatment for Chronic Pain

Living with chronic pain, you may have already tried multiple treatments with little to no relief. You may feel frustrated and hopeless. However, new hope is on the horizon in a treatment called shockwave therapy. Birmingham Wellness Center in Birmingham, MI, now provides this cutting-edge treatment to patients.

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Shockwave therapy is a non-invasive treatment that uses sound waves to recover. The sound waves travel deep into the tissue to break up calcification and stimulate healing. The result is decreased pain and improved function.

How Does Shockwave Therapy Work?

Shockwave therapies work by using sound waves to stimulate the recovery process. The sound waves travel deep into the tissue and break up calcification. This process allows the body to start the recovery process and repair damaged tissue.

Shockwave therapy is a safe and effective treatment for chronic pain. It is non-invasive and has few side effects. The most common side effect is temporary skin redness or bruising. This side effect usually goes away within 24 hours after the procedure.

Why Is Shockwave Therapy Right for Chronic Pain?

Many people experience chronic pain that limits their ability to do the things they love. Yet, despite trying multiple treatments, their pain persists. If you're in this situation, it's time to consider shockwave therapy.

Shockwave therapy uses high-energy sound waves to stimulate healing in the body. This non-invasive treatment is effective for various chronic pain conditions, including tendonitis, carpal tunnel syndrome, and lower back pain. Shockwave therapy is especially effective for chronic heel pain, also known as plantar fasciitis.

Several shockwave therapy sessions will significantly improve the patient's symptoms. If you're struggling with chronic pain, don't give up hope. Talk to our chiropractor about whether shockwave therapy could be the proper treatment for you.

Why Choose Our Treatment

At Birmingham Wellness Center, we use the latest shockwave technology, piezo. Piezo is more effective than other shockwave therapies in treating chronic pain. So if you're struggling with chronic pain, see our chiropractor at Birmingham Wellness Center. We'll create a custom treatment plan that's right for you.

Get Chiropractic Care in Birmingham, MI

If you are living with chronic pain, there is new hope on the horizon with a chiropractic care treatment called shockwave therapy. Birmingham Wellness Center is now offering this cutting-edge treatment to our patients. Piezo shockwave therapy is a safe and effective treatment for chronic pain. It is non-invasive and has few side effects. If you want to learn more about shockwave therapy, call (248) 645-6070 to schedule a consultation with our chiropractor.

Acoustic Compression Therapy

Musculoskeletal issues can affect people of any age. Various types of treatment can be used for pain relief. One of these treatments is acoustic compression therapy (also known as ACT). We offer this therapy to our patients at Birmingham Wellness Center so let’s find out what it involves and how it can be used to help treat various medical conditions.

What Is Acoustic Compression?

Are you aware of the treatment modality known as acoustic compression? Acoustic compression is fairly new in the United States, though it’s been in use in Europe for nearly 30 years. It’s worthwhile to learn more and see if it may be the right therapy for your needs. One of our chiropractors in Birmingham can assist you with this therapy if it’s determined to be a suitable technique to help with your specific medical condition.

ACT has been used to treat conditions that affect the musculoskeletal system. It aligns with the same science that is behind lithotripsy which involves the use of acoustic waves to break kidney stones. The waves break up muscle spasms, adhesions, scar tissue, and it also increases the patient’s circulation. This can lead to healing in the patient’s joints, tendons, muscles, and ligaments. Best of all, there should not be any side effects.

Another one of the best aspects of ACT is that it’s non-invasive. This reduces the level of discomfort that the patient experiences during the therapy. Patients will not have to take any medication for this procedure.

Conditions That Benefit the Most from ACT

Several ailments are sure to experience relief from this form of therapy. They include the following:

  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Tennis elbow 
  • Neck pain 
  • Shoulder and hip bursitis
  • Lower and middle back pain 
  • Plantar fasciitis 
  • Tendonitis
  • TMJ syndrome
  • Strains and sprains 

Prognosis with ACT

Many patients will see some results after only one treatment. Since treatments tend to only take about 10 minutes it’s a simple and seamless procedure. The average patient will only need to have about 5-7 treatments before reaching their health goal.

Find Out if ACT Is Right for You

Are you curious if this procedure could be a good fit to provide pain relief? Then you should call Birmingham Wellness Center today at (248) 645-6070 for one of our chiropractors in Birmingham. We offer a compassionate team of professionals who have the expertise to pinpoint areas of concern and develop a treatment plan for long-term pain relief.

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