We thank you for choosing SoftWave Therapies to provide you with therapy for your injury. Now that the treatment is complete you should not apply ice or take anti-inflammatories after treatment, as this will impact the inflammatory healing response and thus reduce the effectiveness of the treatment. Drink and least 4-6 glasses of water for the next 7 days. Our doctors inform that you can continue to live your normal life however its important not to over strain the area of your indication that was just treated for at least 72 hours. So for those athletes who we treat and have a shoulder indication refrain from going to the gym and do shoulder exercises as soon as you finish a treatment session.
In less the 20% of patients who have been treated with Extracorporeal Acoustic Soft Shock Wave Therapy may experience some soreness and light bruising with some mild swelling within 24-48 hours however this will subside 72 hours after treatment is when your body releases stem cells this is when your body really begins to heal, so any bruising and swelling will then begin to subside. As explained to you before your treatment, your body will continue to heal for up to 12 weeks. Everyone's bodies immune system is different some may experience immediate relief and others may continue to feel some soreness and stiffness, however its important to be patient and let your body heal.