Condition or disease: Fibromyalgia Myofascial Pain Syndrome MSK: Chronic Pain Syndromes (E.G. Fibromyalgia) Central Sensitization Fibromyalgia syndrome is a common debilitating disorder associated primarily with generalized pain, emotional distress, and cognitive symptoms. Its etiology is unknown, and no specific treatment is available to date. Shock waves have recently been used successfully to treat pain in […]

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Understanding Shockwave Therapy Shockwave therapy has been used in orthopedics for at least 20 years. As the name suggests, extracorporeal shockwave therapy (ESWT) means outside the body. This is a non-invasive treatment and very effective for painful conditions such as plantar fasciitis, Achilles tendonitis, or a heel spur. There are several shockwave machines that produce […]

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