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North Wales Sports Clinic Ltd
North Wales Sports Clinic Ltd

Interested in finding out more about our services?

Simply call us on:

Tel: 01244 630809

Or email [email protected]

We have Relocated!

Visit us at

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As from the 18th December 2015 the New Location Adress will be:-


North Wales Sports Clinic Ltd

Unit 10

Rectors Lane, Pentre





Which is just a few miles away from our old location at the Deeside Leisure Centre - at the Asda Roundabout take the road to Sandycroft continue past a speed camera untill some shops appear on the L. hand side - turn L. at shops into Rectors Lane then 1st L. the Unit is in front of you!


Our New Telephone Number is 01244-630809

Opening hours


Mon   9.00 - 12.00 am

         2.00 - 7.00pm

Tues  9.00 - 12.00 am 

         2.00 - 7.00pm

Wen  9.00 - 12.00 am

         2.00 - 7.00pm

Thur  9.00 - 12.00 am 

         2.00 - 7.00pm

Fri     9.00 - 12.00 am


Gymna ShockMaster 500                     More than just shock wave therapy

Gymna ShockMaster

Maximum results in a minimum of time


Radial Shockwave Therapy

The ideal treatment methoc for chronic and complex musculoskeletal conditions.

Operating principle


A rapidly-moving projectile transfers its energy to the treatment head.

The radial shock waves that are generated spread out and are absorbed by the area of the body that is being treated.



  • Pain reduction
  • Regeneration of the affected tissue
  • Breakdown of calcification and fibrosis


6 - 8 treatment sessions required on average for Chronic conditions with an 80% success rate.


Can be a realistic alternative to surgery.


Radial/Dispersive/Soft Shock 

Non-focused or radial or dispersive shockwave is created by mechanical concussion that creates expanding wave fronts away from the concussion plate (the end of the machine) which travel forward into the body.

These waves rapidly attenuate after their generation (Ammendolia et al, 2001, McClure & Merritt, 2003).

These forms of shockwave are often described as soft shock.

Radial shockwaves in our ShockMaster 500 is generated means of an Air compression system.

Here a bullet in a barrel is accelerated using compressed air to strike an end plate generating the shockwave.

Because these machine are characterised by requiring an air compressor to generate the shockwaves they are normally referred to in terms of pressure e.g 3.0 bar.

V-Actor Applicator Head

Gymna ShockMaster

Shockwave treatment adapted to the patient and pathology


Treatment of the affected area with the correct applicator


The applicators we have available to us here in the North Wales Sports Clinic are:-

  • 15mm applicator - penetration depth 0-40mm - Indications pain therapy in tendon disorders, calcified shoulders, heel spurs,etc.
  • 15mm Focus lense applicator - penetration depth 0-20mm - Indications enthesopathies such as tennis elbow,achilles tendon, patella tendon, etc.
  • D-Actor 1 20mm & 35mm - penetration depth 0-50mm - Indications trigger point therapy, activator of muscle and connective tissue.

V-Actor for:-

  • Stimulation of metabolic activity and elimination of toxins.
  • Delayed onset muscle soreness
  • Muscle relaxation.
  • Improvement of microcirculation.


Depth of Shockwave


The depth a concussive shockwave can reach depends on the force at which the shockwave is produced (Cleveland, Chitnis and McClure, 2007).

The higher the input of energy the deeper the shock will travel and the more energy will be transmitted into the tissues

Generally the shockwave produced is believed to travel out from the head of the machine in a cylindrical shape with very little energy outside of the physical size of the head i.e. a 15mm round head will give a 15mm round shock wave which will stay the shape of the head as it enters another medium (the body) (Cleveland, Chitnis and McClure, 2007).

Below are 3 common examples of force and depth using a 15mm round head with a 0.7mm convex strike plate (Cleveland, Chitnis and McClure, 2007):

For further information please go to Paul Spencer-Wimpenny's very informative site at:-


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