Shock waves are audible high-energy sound waves. In the medical world, shock waves have been used since 1980 to disintegrate kidney stones, for instance. In Physical Therapy pain reduction treatments, “Shock Wave” is applied to the painful body regions, where it can exert its curative action. Shock-Wave can accelerate the body’s natural healing process by helping the injured cells stimulate the infiltration of mast cells, and resident macrophages to release chemical signals that cause vasodilation. This phenomenon is followed by regeneration of tissue as fibroblasts depositing collagen. Some tissues regenerate more readily than others. Epithelial and connective tissues replace damaged or dead cells from a supply of adult stem cells.
Shock-Wave can be used on the following but not limited to: Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis, Patellar Tendonitis, Tibial Stress Syndrome (Shin Splints), Achillodynia (Chronic pain syndrome of Achilles tendon), Plantar Foot Muscles Pain, Plantar Fasciitis (heel spur).
Perpetual Motion Physical Therapy is the only Out-Patient Physical Therapy Clinic to offer Shock-Wave Treatment for our valued patients. Call or visit us at our Murrieta or Temecula locations.
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Dr. Rey and his staff are great. The facility is beautiful and has everything you need to have a speedy recovery. My husband, daughter, and I have all been patients and have all received excellent care from Dr. Rey. I have been to many physical therapy offices and this is the only one I would recommend to my friends and family.
The office and staff of PMPT is welcoming and friendly. Dr. Rey really listens to your concerns and addresses them. They have a very relaxed atmosphere. They work well with every age group! My son and I have been very happy with our treatment and results.
Outstanding care! I had a crushed ankle, pins, screws and all. Dr. Rey took me from a walking cast and crutches to jogging, biking, skateboarding and more in just a few weeks. It is easy to get an appointment, you only see Dr. Rey and the care is personal. He did a good job of pushing me, but not too far. The office is new, clean and well set up. The staff is super nice and friendly.