Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy (ESWT) is a procedure where shockwaves are passed through the skin to the injured part of the foot, using a special device. Extracorporeal means outside of the body. The shockwaves are mechanical and not electric; they are audible, low energy sound waves, which work by increasing blood flow to the injured area. This accelerates the body’s healing process.

You will usually require a course of three treatments, one week apart.