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Pain Relief and Recovery from Long-Term Injury in 4-5 Sessions

Do you have reduced function & pain in your shoulders, wrists, knees or shins? Shockwave Therapy or Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy (ESWT) is an entirely non-invasive alternative to surgery, with minimum downtime and has proven to offer 90% effectiveness in treating tendinopathy-related injuries.

A ground-breaking treatment, with Shockwave Therapy, we have success treating injuries including Shin Splints, Plantar Fascia, Tennis Elbow, Achilles, Patellar and Hamstring Tendinopathy, Sports Injuries and more.

Shockwave Therapy involves passing short, intense sound waves into affected tissues, increasing blood flow which has an analgesic effect, and stimulates repair and regeneration in the tissue.

Quick and effective, the treatment puts the cells into repair mode and allows your body to restart its accelerated healing process.

The National Institute approves Shockwave Therapy for Health & Care Excellence (NICE). Most major UK Health insurers also cover treatment.

Call to Book a Shockwave Therapy Appointment

0207 827 5735
Book an appointment for £100. A minimum of 4-5 sessions is required.

Knee Injury & Pain

Shockwave Therapy is suitable for treating knee pain, including conditions such as Patellar Tendinopathy which can be caused by activities that bare weight on the knee, such as running, cycling, and skiing.

Tennis Elbow & Strain

ESWT is proven to be 90% effective in the treatment of Tennis Elbow and elbow pain- injuries that can occur through overuse of the elbow joint at work, in everyday life and sports such as tennis, squash and CrossFit.

Back & Pelvis Injuries

ESWT provides effective treatment for the back, effectively relieving lower back pain. It can help with Lumbago and Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome often caused by heavy lifting, desk-based jobs, and sports-related injuries.

Foot Pain & Injuries

ESWT is suitable for treating Plantar Fascia or Plantar Fasciitis, injuries often caused by overuse and inflammation of the ligament that connects the heel to the toes often caused by sports including running, football, and rugby.

Ben Breen

Originally from the hometown of Robin Hood, Chiropractor, Fitness Coach and movement optimist Ben brings a wealth of knowledge to his practice and has worked extensively with people of all ages who present with a wide range of pain and compromised performance. Specialising in lower back pain, sports injuries and rehabilitation, Ben is particularly interested in working with those who experience persistent pain. Ben blends spinal and joint manipulation, soft tissue mobilisations and tailored exercises to help you get out…

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Jack Lidyard

Jack Lidyard is a Podiatrist and Chiropodist located in London. He qualified from Brighton University as a Podiatrist in 2008. He started in the NHS in South London and at local clubs to promote the benefits of Podiatry. Treating in all areas of Podiatry from the enthusiastic amateur to some of the best young athletes in the country, he has worked within all specialities of Podiatry including Orthotics, gait analysis, sports injuries, nail surgery and cosmesis. Experienced for over 10…

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Gina John

Gina qualified from The British School of Osteopathy in 2004. She is a highly experienced Structural Osteopath with a post-graduate Certificate in Biomechanics.   Gina has worked both in NHS and private practice, including The Princess Grace Hospital in the Harley Street area of London. Consequently, she has worked with various high-profile personalities from the worlds of professional sports, TV and Performing Arts. Gina has also taught osteopathic techniques at the London School of Osteopathy and lectured at University College London…

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Chris Bond

Chris is a Senior Specialist Physiotherapist with almost a decade of experience working within an internationally renowned teaching hospital in central London and private practice. Through his experience, Chris has developed many skills for diagnosing and treating spinal, peripheral joint and muscular problems. Having a passion for strength and conditioning, Chris has developed a keen interest in integrating therapy approaches guided by the best scientific research geared towards returning to optimal physical and sporting function. Chris offers both Physiotherapy and…

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Laura Gray

A London-based Physiotherapist, Laura graduated from London Metropolitan University in 2015 with a BSc Honours degree in Sports and Dance Therapy. This is a rehabilitation degree focused on sports injuries with specific rehabilitation techniques designed to get the client back to playing sports as quickly as possible. Laura also volunteers for free clinics for people working within the performance arts with the British association of performing arts medicine.  

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Andy Mansfield

Osteopath Andy grew up in Yorkshire and initially trained as an electromechanical engineer in the Royal Navy. His engineering training gave him a deep passion for understanding how things work mechanically. He brings this insight of integrated systems into his work with the human body. The human body works in much the same way, both emotionally and physically. If one piece of equipment in a ship is broken, it has a knock-on effect on the working efficiency of the whole…

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Jean-Vincent Michel

Jean-Vincent is a Physiotherapist at the Nordic Balance St James’s and Abbeville Road Injury Rehabilitation and Wellness Clinics. After graduating in France in 2009, JV specialised in Sports Physiotherapy, which paved the way for a dynamic global career. In fact, he has worked in a ski resort in the French Alps, offered physiotherapy in major events (Ironman, Ultra-marathons, Swimming championship, Rugby world cup and TOP14), and was the Lead Physiotherapist for the Georgian national rugby team from 2012 to 2015. When he moved to…

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Shockwave Therapy FAQ

What Is Shockwave Therapy (ESWT)?

Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy or (ESWT) is an 18-minute (approx.) non-surgical procedure used to cure chronic Plantar Fasciitis, Achilles Tendonitis, Tennis Elbow, Shoulder Tendonitis, and other chronic muscular injuries.

 

How Effective Is ESWT?

Whilst it is recommended that patients receive no less than 6 treatments the results can be amazing. On average patients see a reduction in pain of 92% with only one treatment.

 

What Is Involved in The Procedure?

During the treatment, you lie back comfortably with the area to be treated resting on the machine on a soft, water-filled membrane. The technician uses an ultrasound scan to view and target the damaged location. During the treatment, you will hear repetitive clicking sounds.

 

What Conditions Can Be Treated By ESWT?

ESWT can effectively treat a range of musculoskeletal conditions. Complaints involving attachment points for tendons and ligaments in major joints such as the plantar fascia, Achilles tendon, shoulder, elbow, and knee are common areas for ESWT treatment.

 

When Should I Consider ESWT?

If you have had your condition for more than six months and have tried three conservative therapies with no results, do not wait. Continuously using degenerative tendon tissue can cause further damage. When the condition progresses to a rupture, ESWT is no longer an option and you will have no treatment alternative but invasive surgery.

Additionally, if left untreated, you can experience new problems. If your pain has just begun, you may be able to avoid ESWT by early intervention. 

Shoulder Injuries

ESWT is suitable for treating Shoulder Tendonitis, chronic neck, and shoulder pain caused by overuse of the tendon and repetitive strain injury.

Leg Injuries

ESWT treats Hamstring Tendinopathy, caused by changes to the tendons attached to the pelvis often caused by repetitive activities such as running.

Shin Injuries

ESWT is suited to treating Shin Splints and Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome which is an injury of the tendons and muscles in the shin area.

Heel Injuries

Achilles Tendinopathy often occurs through running, football, and endurance activities such as skiing, HIIT and CrossFit. ESWT is a proven method for treating this delicate area.

Foot Injuries

ESWT is suitable for treating Plantar Fascia, an injury often caused by overuse and inflammation of the ligament that connects the heel to the toes.

Back & Pelvis Injuiries

Lower back pain treatment. ESWT gets to the source of chronic back pain, Lumbago and Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome often caused by heavy lifting, desk-based jobs, and sports.

Knee Injuries

ESWT is suitable for treating Patellar Tendinopathy of the knee often caused by activities that bare weight on the knee, such as cycling and skiing.

Tennis Elbow

ESWT is suitable for treating Tennis Elbow, an injury that can occur through over use of the joint in activities such as tennis, squash, and CrossFit.

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