Shock Wave Therapy

Shock wave therapy in Mississauga – Curezone physiotherapy welcomes our Mississauga community to come and talk to our Registered physiotherapists about the benefits of Shockwave therapy. Shockwave therapy is a new non-invasive solution for chronic musculoskeletal pain.

The Extracorporeal Shockwave therapy is frequently used in physiotherapy, orthopedics and sports medicine. Applications are mostly associated with the treatment of chronic muscular and tendon disorders, back and cervical pain.

Shockwave Physiotherapy has shown proven results of long-lasting effects and speedy recovery overall. It is generally expected to have Frequency of treatments 5–10 days, Number of treatments 3–5 sessions. The treatment session usually takes 10 – 15 mins.


Hyperemia is one of the basic effects of Shockwave therapy in the body. It provides better energy supply to hypertonic muscles and their ligamentous structures. Furthermore, it causes lessening of pathological interactions between actin and myosin. This leads to significant reduction of muscle tension.



Production of a enough collagen is a necessary precondition for the repair processes of the damaged musculoskeletal and ligamentous structures.


Accelerates removal of nociceptive metabolites, increases oxygenation and supplies damaged tissue with source of energy


The SWT technology dissolves calcified fibroblasts and starts subsequent biochemical decalcification of primary calcaria or secondary symptoms of arthrosis.

How is Shock wave therapy applied?

It is used by our highly skilled and fully trained physiotherapists or Chiropractor who have a proper understanding of the parameters to be used on specific condition. A complete assessment is done on your first visit followed by the treatment. The Therapist makes sure to rule out all the contraindications of the shock wave therapy before using it. After setting the parameters it can be used in 3 easy steps.

  1. Locate painful spots using palpation
  2. Apply gel
  3. Deliver shock waves

Together with being a non-surgical therapy with no need for painkillers makes it an ideal therapy to speed up recovery and cure various indications causing acute or chronic pain.  The benefits of shockwave therapy treatment is that it is increasingly proven to be an excellent way to trigger the body’s healing process and reduces pain while restoring movement.

What conditions can shockwave treat?

  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Heel spurs/Chronic Heel pain or Inflammation
  • Calcific Tendonitis
  • Patellar Tendonitis (Jumper’s Knee)
  • Achilles Tendonitis
  • Rotator Cuff Tendonitis
  • Myofascial Trigger Points in muscle
  • Iliotibial Band Syndrome (IT Band Syndrome)
  • Tennis Elbow and Golfer’s Elbow
  • Trochanteric Bursitis
  • Heterotopic Ossification (Myositis Ossificans)
  • Frozen shoulder or Shoulder pain with or without calcification
  • Inflammation of the tibial edge or hamstrings due to excessive strain
  • Achillodynia and or Painful irritation of the Achilles tendon
  • Inflammation of the tendon attachment
  • Carpel tunnel syndrome

Curezone Physiotherapy is one of the Shockwave Physiotherapy clinics in Mississauga providing the best results purely based on evidence-based practice. Our goal is to work towards our patient’s goal and help in treating the chronic aches and pain.