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Shockwave Therapy

Shockwave therapy uses high-powered sound waves to encourage cells to repair themselves. 

Focused Shockwave Therapy

Shockwave therapy uses high-powered sound waves to encourage cells to repair themselves. Shockwaves have been shown to stimulate bone and tendon healing, reduce inflammation and desensitise nerves.

Shockwave therapy is non-invasive, very safe and highly effective. Research has shown success rates of between 70-80%.

Shockwave therapy has been used for over 10 years. Its increasing popularity is due in part to increased positive medical research and recommendations for its use from NICE (The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence).

Shockwave Therapy can help with:

  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Shoulder pain
  • Frozen Shoulder
  • Chronic Frozen shoulders
  • Rotator Cuff Tendinopathy
  • Biceps Tendinopathy
  • Achilles Tendinopathy
  • Hamstring Pain
  • Patella Tendinopathy
  • Proximal Hamstring Tendinopathy
  • Trochanteric Bursitis
  • Sacroiliac pain
  • Tennis elbow

What we offer

At Skelian before we offer Shockwave as a treatment,  we need to see if it is appropriate to your condition. You can make an appointment with one of our trained health care professionals to discuss your health and the problem you need treated. 

We’ll give you a thorough physical exam and once we have the relevant information, the chiropractor or specialist physio will then talk you through the plan to help you achieve your goals. If Shockwave is an appropriate treatment may start during that visit.

Benefits of Shockwave Therapy

  • 70-80% effective
  • Fast Treatment
  • Reduce Pain
  • Reduce Inflammation
  • Improve movement
  • Follow up and after care services available

What to expect

The treatment itself is relatively quick and lasts approximately 5-10 minutes. During treatment you should expect to feel some moderate discomfort, however this can be adjusted to suit you.

At Skelian we use a top-quality machine and have highly trained practitioners to help get the best results from the treatment.  

Included in Shockwave session session:

  • Explanation of your diagnosis/condition
  • Reassessment of the condition (follow up treatments)
  • Explanation of how the treatment works and what to expect

Shockwave Therapy Fees

Shockwave therapy – £65

Frequently Asked Questions


Opening Times

Monday8.30 – 7.00
Tuesday8.30 – 7.00
Wednesday8.30 – 7.00
Thursday8.30 – 7.00
Friday8.30 – 7.00
Saturday9:00 – 1:00

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Why Choose Skelian?

  • Exceptionally high standards of care
  • Professionalism and Expertise
  • Quality treatment
  • Quality practitioners
  • Great communication of your treatment
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