It has been scientifically proven that sound waves help to heal chronic disorders of tendons and bursitis. It has also been proven that sound waves also stimulate bone growth. Shockwave therapy is a good alternative to surgical treatment because it is quick and easy to apply.
Because the cost-effectiveness of this treatment has not been sufficiently proven according to insurance standards (except for the hip and knee), the insurance company does not reimburse this treatment and this treatment falls under non-insured care. CliniX offers the treatment for € 75,= per session. It may happen that the treatment has to be repeated.
A jelly is applied to the skin, after which the device (similar to an ultrasound machine) delivers about 250 sound waves per minute to the painful area. The treatment lasts about 5 minutes. It is a painful treatment. We advise you not to participate in traffic. Take someone with you to escort you safely home.
This treatment falls under uninsured care and will not be reimbursed by your health insurance company. CliniX offers this treatment for € 75,= per session. You need to make the payment in advance to pay. You will receive an invoice for this in advance.
If you have any questions, please contact the staff of the orthopaedic outpatients' clinic of the Zaans Medical Centre. You can reach the outpatient clinic from Monday to Friday from 8.30-17.00 hrs on telephone number (075) 650 21 05.