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  • Writer's pictureTim St. Onge

Turning the Tide on Greater Trochanteric Pain Syndrome with Shockwave Therapy

Anyone who's experienced Greater Trochanteric Pain Syndrome (GTPS) knows how debilitating it can be. Often described as a deep, persistent pain in the outside of the hip, it can play a cruel trick on one's mobility and quality of life.

Every day people walk into a doctor’s office looking for a solution to GTPS and fortunately, if you live in or near Branson . . . Now there is a solution.

Shockwave Therapy!

If you're reading this and thinking, "What on earth is Shockwave Therapy?" - don't worry, you're not alone. While it might sound futuristic, this treatment is not only a present-day reality but it is also a very effective solution for conditions like GTPS.

What's Behind Shockwave Therapy?

Shockwave Therapy, also known as Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy (ESWT), employs high-energy acoustic waves directed strategically at the painful region. In the realm of GTPS, these waves:

1. Stimulate blood circulation,

2. Promote collagen formation (essential for tissue repair)

3. Catalyze the body's own healing processes. Think of it as giving your body the nudge it needs to initiate recovery.

The Case for Shockwave Therapy for GTPS

Evidence-Based Approach: Research has consistently shown Shockwave Therapy's effectiveness in treating GTPS, with many patients reporting remarkable pain alleviation and improved hip function.

Non-Invasive with Rapid Results: No surgery, no injections, no lengthy downtimes. Many individuals note a significant difference in just a few sessions, making it an attractive alternative to more invasive treatments.

Natural Healing: ESWT emphasizes your body's inherent ability to heal. Instead of relying solely on medications, it uses natural processes to combat GTPS.

Safety First: When carried out by trained clinicians, Shockwave Therapy boasts a commendable safety profile, minimizing potential risks.

Final Thoughts

If you or someone you know is dealing with pain on the outside of your hip and that pain is limiting your lifestyle . . . Shockwave Therapy may just be the solution to your problem.

We would love to help you. Just call our office at (417) 598-0080 or click the button below to schedule your appointment right now so that you can get back on the road to an active, pain-free life.

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