Osteopathy employs a hands-on, holistic approach to the entire body, whereby the cause of the pain is sought after and treated accordingly.

Radial Pressure Wave (RPW) Therapy

Osteopathy Works is very excited to offer Radial Pressure Wave (RPW) therapy at Suite 13 Marinoto Clinic, Dunedin, and now also at our Invercargill Clinic (YMCA Invercargill, 77 Tay Street).
 
RPW therapy is indicated for conditions that are normally very difficult to treat. It is the best last resort if surgery has been suggested.  It is extremely beneficial in treating conditions such as:
 
Shockwave Unit
 
And as RPW therapy encourages bone healing, it has been used to help treat:
 

Radial Pressure Wave Therapy – How does it work, and what are the advantages?

Therapeutic shockwaves were introduced as a medical treatment for eliminating kidney stones without causing skin injury, over 20 years ago. Some of the side effects discovered while using this treatment were accelerated tissue healing and bone healing throughout the areas submitted to shockwave treatment. 
 
 
“RPW offers two main advantages over traditional surgical methods, fewer potential complications and a faster return to normal activity”. FDA
 
Physical effects of radial pressure waves include:
 
In some cases RPW therapy has been shown to be more effective than three months of traditional rehabilitation.

How many treatments will I need?

Usually three to six treatments conducted weekly.

How much does it cost?

Cost:   $120 Private   ($85 ACC)
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