Shockwave Success from Tendon Expert Paul Kirwan
Extended Scope Practitioner, Shockwave Therapy Expert & Trainer Benoy Mathew interviews Paul Kirwan on Shockwave Therapy (ESWT). Paul is a specialist in soft tissues and tendons, HRB Clinical Research Fellow, PhD candidate Tendinopathy at the Royal College Surgeons Ireland and Physiotherapist for over 20 years
Paul Kirwan has been using Shockwave Therapy (ESWT) for a year and a half as a "great adjunct" to his physiotherapy services.
Benoy discusses shockwave therapy with Paul, who talks about conditions in which Shockwave has had a definite improvements, including Plantar Faciitis, Gluteal Tendinopathy, Lateral Hip Pain, Insertional Achilles Tendonitis, Calcific rotator cuff and some frozen shoulder cases.
Benoy and Paul discuss how he monitors improvement with various outcome measures. Paul describes his shockwave not as a stand alone treatment, but used as an adjunct, Shockwave is the pain reliever treatment, combined with exercise and loading for restoration of capacity.