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Shockwave Therapy Specialist

Alternative Physical Medicine of Colorado

Alternative Medicine & Chiropractor located in Littleton, CO

Shockwave therapy is a treatment that kick-starts your body’s natural healing mechanisms. At Alternative Physical Medicine of Colorado, Ron Spallone, DC, and the team of experts use shockwave therapy to treat painful conditions like plantar fasciitis and other soft tissue injuries. This noninvasive treatment can help your body do its internal recovery work faster and more efficiently. Call the office in Littleton, Colorado, or click the online appointment maker.

Shockwave Therapy Q & A

What is shockwave therapy?

Shockwave therapy is a treatment in which specialists use low-level energy waves to bring on musculoskeletal healing. This type of therapy focuses on specific areas, based on your needs. 

Alternative Physical Medicine of Colorado uses a particular type of shockwave therapy, pulsed electromagnetic field (PEMF) therapy, for optimal results. 

PEMF is a neuroscientific breakthrough that uses a magnetic field to penetrate the skin harmlessly before honing in on the area where you need help. The magnetic impulses stimulate natural healing, which then eases your symptoms with lasting effect.

What conditions does shockwave therapy treat?

Alternative Physical Medicine of Colorado uses PEMF shockwave therapy to treat a range of different injuries and problems, including:

  • Whiplash and other auto accident damage
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Sprains
  • Strains
  • Most types of chronic back and neck pain


PEMF is also safe for whole-body use. It can improve your overall cellular health and function. That can fine-tune your cells to help slow down the aging process, reduce the risk of cellular dysfunction, and help you function better in general. 

Regular PEMF sessions can give you not only healing but also true whole-body restoration. 

How does shockwave therapy work?

PEMF sessions take place on-site in the Alternative Physical Medicine of Colorado office. Your provider uses the method best suited for your situation. With most injuries, your provider uses a handheld device. 

They apply a conductive gel to the treatment area and then use the specific magnetic frequency (the Schumann Resonances) that produces the most effective healing and regeneration within your body.  

PEMF shockwave therapy is painless, and each session can take as little as a few minutes, depending on the type of pain or injury you have.  

How many shockwave therapy sessions do I need to see results?

PEMF therapy is unique to the individual. In general, most people see the best results with a course of shockwave therapy treatment sessions. 

In many cases, your PEMF sessions are part of a comprehensive pain relief plan that also includes chiropractic adjustments and other specialized treatments as needed for healing.

If you're recovering from an injury like whiplash, you generally have frequent sessions and then taper treatments as you heal. If whole-body wellness is the goal, you may need even shorter sessions scheduled at regular intervals. 

Alternative Physical Medicine of Colorado is here for your healing, so call the office or click the online appointment tool.