Vale Health Injection Clinic

Focused Shockwave therapy- London Bridge

Clinically proven, non-invasive treatment for tendon joint and sports injuries



Tendons and sports injuries 


None Needed 


30 minutes per session 


No Downtime


regenerates tissue

Minimal side effects

Combined with injections therapy for optimal results

Focused Shockwave Therapy.

Shockwave therapy, also known as extracorporeal shockwave therapy (ESWT), has been demonstrated as a highly effective treatment option when used alongside conservative manual therapies and rehabilitation. This endorsement comes from The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE). The primary advantages of shockwave therapy include pain relief and the restoration of normal cell and tissue function.

London Bridge Regenerative Clinic

Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy (ESWT) is a cutting-edge solution renowned for its affordability and proven efficacy in addressing tendon pain, also referred to as tendinitis or tendinopathy, across various parts of the body. The term “extracorporeal” underscores its non-invasive nature, operating outside the body.

One of the primary advantages of shockwave therapy is its remarkable ability to alleviate pain, restore optimal function, and regenerate and heal tissue. Supported by research and clinical trials, shockwave therapy stands as a trusted treatment option for a spectrum of tendon-related ailments including plantar fasciitis, Achilles tendinopathy, shoulder tendonitis, and tennis elbow.

Notably, shockwave therapy is very safe, providing patients with a non-invasive alternative that delivers tangible results. The wealth of randomized, double-blinded clinical trials underscores its effectiveness, particularly in cases of plantar fasciitis, lateral epicondylitis, and calcific tendinitis of the shoulder.

Book your shockwave consultation today. We will thoroughly assess your issue, perform a diagnostic ultrasound, and ascertain the best treatment package. This can also include injection therapy and a rehabilitation program

Focused Shockwave Therapy - London Bridge Regenerative Clinic
How does shockwave therapy work

Shockwave therapy, known for its ‘mechanism of action’, involves the use of a specialized device to deliver acoustic energy through the skin to the injured part of the body. The shockwaves, which are mechanical and not electric, consist of audible, low-energy sound waves that increase blood flow to the injured area.

This therapy operates through two primary modes of action to alleviate persistent tendon pain. Firstly, the shockwaves work to desensitize nerve endings, often resulting in an immediate reduction in pain. Secondly, and perhaps most importantly, the shockwaves induce controlled micro-trauma (microscopic damage) to the tissues. This action encourages the body to respond by enhancing blood circulation and metabolism in the affected area, thereby activating and accelerating the body’s natural healing response. Additionally, shockwaves can assist in ‘breaking down’ disorganised tissue and calcifications. For treatment to be optimal we would normally recommend combining this treatment with injection therapy and a rehabilitation programme.  

Extensive testing has shown that Ostenil Plus does not induce any significant adverse reactions. Furthermore, as it lacks animal proteins, the likelihood of triggering an allergic response is minimal. Like with any injections, there exists a slight risk of infection, and occasional post-injection discomfort at the site may persist for a day or two.

Ostenil injections have become increasingly popular among athletes, particularly football players, who seek relief from joint discomfort resulting from intense physical exertion.

Featuring hyaluronic acid as its primary ingredient, these injections offer enhanced joint lubrication and cushioning, thereby reducing friction, easing pain, and improving mobility to enhance performance on the field.

The non-invasive nature and minimal side effects of Ostenil make it an appealing option for athletes aiming to preserve joint health and quickly return to their training and competitive activities.

Implementing injury prevention measures such as warm-up routines, conditioning exercises, and recovery strategies further bolster joint health and overall athletic prowess.

Ostenil is commonly manufactured through a method referred to as bacterial fermentation.

In this process, specific bacterial strains, typically Streptococcus zooepidemicus, are chosen for their capacity to generate hyaluronic acid. These bacteria are cultivated in a suitable growth medium that contains carbohydrates like glucose or corn syrup, serving as a carbon source. Through fermentation, the bacteria produce hyaluronic acid as a byproduct of their metabolic processes.

The resulting sodium hyaluronate can then be utilized in orthopedic applications, such as treating conditions like Osteoarthritis, Knee Meniscus issues, as well as Shoulder or Hip Labral tears.


At London Bridge Regeneration clinic we provide various payment options meaning you can spread the cost and enjoy a confident outlook at a price you can afford this can also include interest free options.

Please book your free initial 10 minute free telephone or face-to-face consultation to ascertain the suitability of the shockwave and the different treatments we offer. 

Procedure Specialists


Focused Shockwave per session

Gary Edwards


Benefits of Ostenil Injections

Pain Relief

Ostenil injections provide effective pain relief for individuals with knee osteoarthritis. By restoring hyaluronic acid balance in the joint, they alleviate pain and enhance knee function.

Improved Joint Mobility

Enhancing joint mobility is a significant benefit of Ostenil injections. Proper lubrication and cushioning make movements such as walking and daily activities easier, greatly improving quality of life.

Non-Surgical Option

Ostenil injections offer a non-surgical approach to knee pain, sparing patients the risks and recovery time associated with surgery. Administered in an outpatient setting, they are convenient and minimally invasive.

Long-Lasting Effects

Many patients experience long-lasting benefits from Ostenil injections, reducing the need for frequent interventions. Some may even enjoy relief for up to a year, making it a cost-effective option over time.

Few Side Effects Ostenil injections are well-tolerated, with minimal side effects such as temporary swelling or discomfort at the injection site. Severe allergic reactions are rare, allowing patients to resume normal activities quickly.

After the procedure,  typically we dvise refraining from engaging in strenuous physical activities for several days to allow your body to recover optimally. It’s essential to prioritise hydration by drinking plenty of water to help flush out any toxins and aid in the healing process. If you experience any discomfort or pain, Paracetamol can be safely used for pain management as needed.

It is important to follow your clinician post-procedure instructions carefully and attend follow the knee rehabilitation programme.


Step 1. Free Intial consultation

London Bridge Regenerative clinic gives every patient a free consultation with one of our injecting practitioners.

There is no obligation to proceed to treatment. The consultation is an opportunity to discuss your issue in detail and the benefits and risks of the procedure.

Former professional footballers, Danny Webber and David Thompson, who have played internationally and in the Premiership, credit OSTENIL® injections with enabling them to prolong their careers at the highest level. You can hear firsthand accounts of their experiences with the treatment by following the links below to listen to striker Danny Webber and midfielder David Thompson discuss the positive impact OSTENIL® injections had on their careers.


We will allow time to find out more about the procedure, understand the advantages and risks with the procedure, and to give time for you to ask questions We may need to refer you for an MRI

We  will then take your medical history, examine which may include diagnostic ultrasound then proceed with the guided injection. 


You’ll be given individual pre-injection advice to reduce your chance of bleeding or infection and support your recovery and aid healing

It’s important to let your practitioner know if you’re on any prescription or over-the-counter medications. You may be asked to stop taking aspirin or anti-inflammatory tablets, which can increase the risk of bruising. It’s also important to stop smoking cigarettes and e-cigarettes before and after the procedure because they can disrupt the healing process.

Local anesthetic is not needed for this procedure and the procedure is tolerated very well. 


Following the procedure, most individuals can return home and resume their normal activities. Our clinical team will be available to offer water and provide guidance on post-injection care.

For the next twenty-four hours, it’s advisable to refrain from strenuous activities and alcohol consumption. Don’t be alarmed if you don’t notice immediate effects; it typically takes around five days for the injection to take effect, with the full results becoming evident over the course of several weeks.

A follow-up appointment or phone consultation will be scheduled for four weeks after the procedure to review the progress. 



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