Focused Shockwave Therapy

What is Focus Shockwave Therapy?

Storz Medical’s focused shockwave therapy technology stands out for its exceptional application in various medical fields. These advanced systems have proven their effectiveness in diverse areas such as orthopedics, sports medicine, cardiology, neurology, urology, pelvic health, wound healing, and veterinary medicine.

STORZ MEDICAL is the trusted name in focused shockwave therapy devices for over 30 years, specializing in Orthopedics, men’s sexual health and dermatology. Focus Shockwave devices offers a wide range of treatment options, supported by numerous clinical papers, allowing clinics to enhance their healthcare services with the latest clinically proven technologies. With its advanced capabilities including increased treatment options, precise targeting, enhanced treatment depth, and improved patient comfort (especially in acute cases), focused shockwave therapy is rapidly becoming more in demand. This surge in popularity is attributed to the superior benefits of focused shockwave therapy, making it an increasingly preferred choice for various treatment applications.

Focused shockwaves distinguish themselves from radial devices by exhibiting a higher energy density and faster impulse. These characteristics enable focused shockwaves to precisely target deeper tissues, ensuring the delivery of energy directly within the tissue itself. Consequently, focused shockwave therapy is particularly effective in treating localized pain, chronic insertional tendinopathies, bone stress injuries, and deep trigger points. The ability to specifically target these areas allows for optimal therapeutic outcomes when utilizing focused shockwaves.

Harnessing Neovascularization for Enhanced Tissue Healing and Regeneration

Focused shockwave therapy promotes new blood vessel formation through a process called neovascularization. The high-energy shockwaves stimulate the release of growth factors and cytokines, which in turn attract endothelial progenitor cells and promote angiogenesis. This leads to the formation of new blood vessels, improving blood flow to the treated area and facilitating tissue healing and regeneration.

Substance P Reduction

Focused shockwave therapy has been found to decrease the concentration of substance P, a neurotransmitter involved in pain signaling. This reduction in substance P can contribute to pain relief by reducing the stimulation of pain fibers. The acoustic waves generated during shockwave therapy have demonstrated the ability to lower substance P levels, offering relief from pain.

Stimulation of Collagen Production

Shockwaves promote the production of collagen, a crucial protein involved in tissue structure and repair. Increased collagen production can enhance tissue strength and elasticity, making it beneficial for conditions like tendon and ligament injuries.

Clinical Indications

The high-energy acoustic waves interact with the tissue, leading to multiple simultaneous effects that contribute to accelerated tissue repair, cell growth, analgesia, and restoration of mobility. Focused shockwave therapy harnesses these effects to effectively treat a wide range of chronic, sub-acute, and acute conditions, including but not limited to:

The Clinical Benefits of Focused Shockwave Therapy

  • Non-Invasive Treatment:
    Focused shockwave therapy offers a non-surgical alternative for patients, minimizing the need for invasive procedures and reducing associated risks.
  • Targeted Treatment:
    the pinpoint targeting of focused shockwaves allows for treatment on specific areas, ensuring optimal therapeutic effects while minimizing potential
  • Reduced Recovery Time
    Stimulating the body’s natural healing processes, focused shockwave therapy can help shorten recovery time and enable patients to return to their regular activities sooner.
  • Can be used in combination with other treatments:
    Focused shockwave therapy can be seamlessly integrated with other treatment modalities, such as physical therapy or medication, to create a comprehensive and personalized treatment plan.
  • Evidence-Based Efficacy:
    Focused shockwave therapy has been supported by clinical research and has demonstrated positive outcomes in various clinical studies, validating its effectiveness in treating specific conditions.

Finding the BEST Focused Shockwave Therapy Device

When it comes to choosing a shockwave therapy device, several factors come into play, including your discipline, patient base, the range of conditions commonly seen in your clinic, and the budget considerations unique to your practice. At Remington Medical, we understand the importance of finding the right solution that aligns with your clinic’s needs. Our team is dedicated to assisting you in selecting the ideal device that will effectively meet your requirements and enhance your clinical practice.

DUOLITH SD1 FOCUS T-TOP »ultra«

The most popular stand alone device Focus Shockwave therapy device in canada.

DUOLITH SD1 »ultra« (FSW + RSW Shockwave)

Storz Medical’s flagship device with combined Focus Shockwave and Radial Pressure wave. 

Shockwave Therapy FAQ

Most frequent questions and answers about surrounding Shockwave

Selecting the right device depends on factors such as patient base, clinical needs, treatment depth requirements, budget considerations, and additional features required. Assessing these factors in consultation with a shockwave expert from Remington Medical can help determine the most suitable device for your clinic.

Yes, the SD1 line has a 2 year warranty on the device from the time of purchase. This  warranty does not extended to wearable parts. 

The Sepia handpiece coil has a warranty up to 1 million hits. 

Remington Medical is committed to providing unparalleled support to our valued customers. We offer a comprehensive range of services, including device training, technical assistance, maintenance services, and access to clinical resources. Notably, Remington Medical proudly houses the only Storz Medical certified service department in Canada, ensuring that your equipment receives expert care and maintenance. Our dedicated team is passionate about delivering ongoing support to guarantee a seamless experience and maximize the benefits of your investment in our products.

 

 

Your coil is warrantied up to 1 million hits. however, if properly taken care if we have seen clinics prolong the use of their hand piece. Coil changes will need to be conducted from an onsite Remington service tech or under the guidance of a tech if remote. 

At Remington Medical, we prioritize your success and provide comprehensive onboarding support across all disciplines when you make a purchase. We understand the importance of a smooth transition and aim to get you and your team up and running quickly with your new extracorporeal shockwave therapy (ESWT) technology. Our dedicated team will guide you through the implementation process, ensuring that you have the knowledge and confidence to effectively utilize your new Storz Medical device.

Absolutely! Remington Medical is proud to collaborate with highly reputable financing companies, enabling us to provide clinicians like you with the most competitive lease-to-own options available. We understand the importance of flexible financing solutions, and our partnership ensures that you can easily acquire a focused shockwave therapy device while managing your budget effectively.

No, Remington Medical only distributes Storz shockwave therapy devices to registered medical professionals. These included, Physiotherapists, Chiropractors, Osteopaths, Orthopaedic Surgeons, Urologists, MD’s, Chiropodists, etc. 

Focused Shockwave Clinical Evidence

 

Continued Education Program for Focused Shockwave

Shockwave Learning Never Ends. So We Make Sure It’s Fun.

Welcome to the Medical Shockwave Institute Training Centre! Our mission is to empower healthcare practitioners in delivering exceptional outcomes for their clients and patients using the transformative power of Shockwave therapy. With our team of dedicated full-time practitioners who possess vast expertise and cutting-edge research in musculoskeletal management and correction, we are committed to revolutionizing the field. Passion drives us, and we have witnessed firsthand the remarkable impact Shockwave therapy can have. By joining us, you’ll become part of a vibrant and supportive community of certified Shockwave practitioners, united in our shared commitment to excellence. Our training programs are designed to provide you with the highest level of education and ongoing support.

5K Ultimate Shockwave Therapy Training™

This course is designed for practitioners looking to train in Focus Shockwave Therapy ONLY. The course includes the theoretical aspect of shockwave technologies, biophysical effects of shockwave therapy, with over 350 instructional videos for musculoskeletal conditions, plus device maintenance and more. Note: If you use or wish to combine both shockwave and radial pressure wave therapies in your clinic, you need the 5K Ultimate Duo only

5K Ultimate Duo Radial Pressure Wave + Shockwave Training

This course is designed for practitioners looking to train in a combination of shockwave therapy and radial pressure waves to get the ultimate results in their practice. The course includes the theoretical aspect of shockwave technologies, biophysical effects of shockwave therapy, with over 350 instructional videos of combined technologies to treat musculoskeletal conditions, plus device maintenance and more. If you choose to invest on both Shockwave and radial pressure wave devices, this is the only training module that you need to master them.
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