Shockwave therapy with PiezoWave² utilizes Myofascial Acoustic Compression Therapy (MyACT) to find the focus of pain and treat at the source. How we utilize this equipment here at Bloch is different than most places. We trace the nerves and have our own special protocols to treat certain conditions. We use it to treat the full body, specifically the upper and lower quadrant.
Piezo ceramic crystals are arranged on a concave transducer in a mosaic pattern. A high-voltage current briefly excites the piezo crystals, causing them to expand simultaneously a few micrometers along their axis to create a pressure wave. The piezo elements are aligned precisely to the therapy focus. The precise, focused, and nonlinear dissemination of the pulse results in steepening at the point of focus, creating a compression event.