Foot and hand Extracorporeal shockwave therapy
Contracture of the aponeurosis, called Dupuytren’s contracture is characterized by scarring of the aponeurosis with subsequent flexion contraction of the fingers.
Physiotherapeutic treatment should start as soon as possible. The main goal is to maintain the elasticity of the palmar aponeurosis and soft periarticular tissue. The basis for treatment is kinesiotherapy and massage, which should be supported by physical treatments.
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.
An expected number of treatments in series vary from 3-5 depending on the treatment procedure.
The interval between treatments should last between 4-6 days and gradually lengthen with each treatment.
WRIST – 150 TREATMENTS HAVE BEEN MADE
HALLUX – 80 TREATMENTS HAVE BEEN MADE