Toronto massage therapist announces addition new shockwave therapy

Added by on April 7, 2012

Toronto, Canada -Brad Saltz, Registered Physiotherapist, MScPT, BKine and CAFCI, announced that he is now offering the new Shockwave Therapy. The treatment is the newest and most advanced method for treating chronic pain and is the preferred choice among professional athletes, allowing them to return to the field sooner, and the technology is now available at Ace Physio for anyone who suffers with pain.

“Shockwave Therapy has helped many of my past patients reduce their pain and improve their well-being,” said Saltz. “At Ace Physio, we would love to chat with you to see whether you would also be a good fit for this incredible new therapy.”

Shockwave Therapy utilizes acoustic pressure waves that function like a sound massage. It may sound like a futuristic treatment, but the technology was first used more than 30 years ago in Munich. The technique was originally used to break up kidney stones. The therapy has been used to speed healing and relieve pain since the 1990s and Saltz is now utilizing it to reduce pain, restore function and mobility, and promote relaxation in patients with a wide range of conditions.

The procedure has an impressive success rate and clinical studies indicate an 80-85 percent chance that Shockwave Therapy will improve a variety of conditions. Featured in the American Journal of Sports Medicine, the treatment has undergone extensive clinical testing.Ace Physio employs the European made Storz MP200 to insure patients have access to top-of-the-line technology that’s been validated in numerous studies and proven effective when traditional treatments haven’tt achieved desired results.

Shockwave Therapy has been clinically proven effective in the treatment of ailments that includes:

  • Heel spurs, plantar fasciitis, Achilles tendonitis and Morton’s neuroma;
  • Iliotibial band syndrome, shin splints, knee patellar tendonitis and hip tendonitis;
  • Frozen/stiff shoulder and calcific tendonitis of the shoulder/rotator cuff;
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome, trigger finger, and golf and tennis elbow tendonitis;
  • Whiplash and headaches;
  • Trigger points/fibromyalgia and bursitis anywhere in the body;
  • Chronic muscle tension;
  • Recalcitrant diabetic wounds.

Shockwave Therapy is safe and no local anesthesia is required. Most patients can return to normal activities immediately following treatment. Saltz recommends no strenuous activities for 48 hours after receiving therapy to insure patients that are feeling better don’t overdo and reinjure themselves.