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Plantar Fasciitis Treatment: Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy

If you are one of the millions of people who suffer from heel pain, you may be interested in learning about Shockwave Therapy. Shockwave Therapy is a non-invasive treatment for Plantar Fasciitis that uses high-energy sound waves to help relieve pain and promote healing. In this blog post, we will discuss the benefits of Shockwave Therapy for Plantar Fasciitis, and how it can help you get relief from your heel pain.

Heel pain can be debilitating injury, which can last from months to years, and very difficult to treat. At The Performance Podiatrist, we are able to use the EMS Dolorclast Shockwave Therapy Machine, to help treat your heel pain in 2-6 weeks. Shockwave Therapy is a non-invasive, painless treatment that uses high-energy sound waves to stimulate healing. Shockwave Therapy has been shown to be an effective treatment for Plantar Fasciitis, with a success rate of 85-90% as per the studies done and the only shockwave machine to have a TGA + FDA approval.

Shockwave Therapy can help to:

  • Relieve pain immediately
  • Stimulate healing
  • Reduce inflammation
  • Improve blood flow
  • Break down scar tissue

It can even help other injuries such as Achilles tendon injuries, shin splints and even help with muscle tightness/trigger points!

Does The Treatment Hurt?

It can be uncomfortable at the beginning however this pain will slowly reduce, the more you are exposed to the energy waves. Most people are able to tolerate it. We also have the luxury of reducing the speed to accommodate you. And remember, it is not an electric shock!


If you are suffering from heel pain, book in now for a Shockwave Therapy session at The Performance Podiatrist! We will have you feeling better in no time.

Call (03) 8538 1001 and speak to our team today. Alternatively, you can book online here.

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