Musculoskeletal Disorders

MTS Spark Waves®  – successfully treating indispositions of the musculoskeletal system

Pain of the musculoskeletal system can seriously restrict the mobility of the affected persons and their participation in daily life. With the Spark Wave Therapy an effective alternative for medicamentous and surgical therapy methods respectively has been established for various orthopaedic indications. Shock wave therapy represents a non-invasive therapy option. It is considered to be safe, easily tolerable and effective.

What is the effect of MTS Spark Waves®  in orthopaedics?

The MTS Spark Waves re-initiate the stagnating healing process in a subactue and chronic state; in an acute stadium they initiate a quick and effective healing process. They stimulate the natural healing mechanisms of the tissue and cause the following biological responses on cellular level:


  • Release of growth factors as for instance VEGF, eNOS etc.
  • New generation of blood vessels
  • Improved blood supply and cell proliferation as well as
  • Migration of stem cells 


The combination of all mentioned factors stimulates the healing process, leads to an improvement of the symptoms and eventually to healing.

Which orthopaedic indications is MTS Spark Wave® Therapy qualified for?

  • Shoulder tendinopathies with or withour calcification
  • Epicondylopathia humeri radialis and ulnaris
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Jumper´s knee (patella tip syndrome)
  • Achillodynia
  • Muscular trigger points
  • Pseudarthroses

Which side effects can occur?

Serious side effects have not been noted. In rare cases a short-term increase in pain after the treatment can occur in the treated area. The pain will disappear within 1 to 2 days.