The acoustic waves generated by the WellWave painlessly pass through the body and converge at a point deep within the soft tissue to produce an intense, extremely short duration compression event. The focused acoustic compression is translated to tissue to provide a massage with pin – point accuracy to the affected area.
The sources of pain are not always found in the area where the pain seems to be radiating from. This is clinically called referred pain. The distancing of the pain sensation from its source can make treatment more difficult.
Diagnosis of referred pain and the recognition of the originating pain triggering points can be accomplished using the WellWave. Abnormal musculoskeletal tissue can be “flared” with focused ACT in order to define the areas that require treatment. This process of defining the origins of pain is guided by the patient through verbal feedback to the healthcare professional providing the treatment.
This therapy is effective at treating multiple conditions resulting chronic pain. Some of the conditions that have been effectively treated with acoustic wave therapy include:
Studies show that not only is this therapy effective, it's also safe for patients. Researchers have found that between 65-95% of patients see a reduction in pain after this therapy.
Treatment side-effects are limited to reddened skin and/or minor soreness at the treatment site.