Shockwave therapy is available at the office of Dr. David Wheatcroft, a technique that treats pain with low energy shockwaves. Using sound or acoustic pressure on the compromised tissue, shockwave therapy treats immediate pain and discomfort while also stimulating the healing process deep within the tissue. The therapy is non-invasive and works on a wide range of musculoskeletal conditions, especially those areas involving major connective tissue attached to bone.
Shockwave therapy can treat a variety of foot, shoulder, knee, elbow and hip conditions, including:
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Impulse Adjusting Instrument®
At the office of Dr. David Wheatcroft, we use some of the most advanced technology to treat our patients. Just as lasers have replaced scalpels in some surgeries, advances technology has become available to chiropractors to assist in delivering chiropractic adjustments. Your chiropractor and thousands of other doctors around the world now use the Impulse Adjusting Instrument® in the care of their patients.
This patented and FDA registered device was specifically created to deliver gentle and precise chiropractic adjustments to the joints of the spine and extremities to relieve pain and restore function. The Impulse Adjusting Instrument® is controlled by the micro-computer circuitry housed within the device that produces a controlled force that chiropractors can use to treat different areas of the body.
Years of research have gone into the development of the Impulse Instrument® to create gentle and specific chiropractic adjustments that are safe and effective for patients of all ages. Some of the benefits of this device include:
If you would like to learn more about shockwave therapy and its benefits, call Dr. David Wheatcroft to book an appointment. Our office is conveniently located in Prince George.