Extracorporeal shockwave therapy – ELBOW

“Tennis elbow” or lateral epicondylitis, a pain syndrome of the soft tissues located laterally to the elbow joint, usually coming from a damaged attachment of the extensor muscle,, which adheres to the lateral epicondyle of the humerus. The pain may radiate in line with the muscle’s location towards the forearm and wrist.


How does a shockwave work?

The purpose of the shockwave treatments at the Rehmedicon Clinic is to reduce pain to extent that allows an introduction of a physical rehabilitation and regaining a full range of movement.

An application of shockwave treatment at the pain related areas and its surroundings. The treatment consists of stimulating metabolism and blood circulation. The amount of collagen increases. A muscle tension is reduced under the influence of the propagating wave.

An expected number of treatments in series vary from 4-8 depending on the treatment procedure.

The interval between treatments should last between 5-10 days and gradually lengthen with each treatment.