Shockwave Therapy’s main benefits are fast pain relief and healing of acute, chronic or stubborn soft tissue injuries. It is an ideal therapy to speed up recovery and improve conditions related to tendons, ligaments and muscles.
The Ascent Approach
Our /Approach starts with getting you out of pain quickly, we then help you gain mobility and control so you can move better, after that we focus on building injury resilience so you can stay active for the long term.
We utilize shockwave therapy in our treatment toolbox to help treat chronic and sub-acute conditions.
What Is Shockwave Therapy?
Shockwave therapy, or extracorporeal shock wave therapy (ESWT), is an acoustic wave which carries high energy to painful spots and myoskeletal tissues with subacute and chronic conditions. During a shockwave treatment the energy promotes regeneration and reparative processes of the bones, tendons and other soft tissues.
What Can Shockwave Treatments Help With?
These are some of the conditions commonly treated by shockwave therapy:
- Plantar Fasciitis and heel spurs
- Achilles Tendonitis/tendonopathy
- Retrocalcaneal Bursitis
- Lateral Epicondylosis (Tennis Elbow)
- Medial Epicondylosis (Golfer’s Elbow)
- Calcific Tendonitis (supraspinatus tendon, etc.)
- Patellar Tendinosis (Jumper’s Knee)
- Morton’s Neuroma
- Chronic Stress/Non-union Fractures
- Shin Splints
- IT Band Syndrome
Dr. Scott Fisher
Scott’s passion is creating and finishing a plan with a patient that inspires them to take on new challenges and learn how strong, resilient and capable their bodies can be. Outside of the clinic he l …
Dr. Ryan Boyd
Ryan is an avid soccer player and passionate golfer. As a competitive athlete, Ryan understands the power of quality chiropractic care, proper fitness training, and rehabilitation methods to be able t …
Chad believes that active participation from both therapist and patient is essential to rehabilitation and injury prevention and is looking forward to helping people on their journey back to the mount …
Chelsea always played competitive sports, and since moving to Alberta has become passionate about ski-mountaineering, rock climbing, and mountain biking. She draws on her knowledge of these activitie …
Physio & Pelvic Health
Natasha is a big believer in the power of movement and loves to help people achieve their goals, no matter how big or small!