Impact Medical Limited was formed in 2001 by the 4 current directors to provide mobile shockwave therapy to the NHS and private sectors. The business has developed and following the acquisition of United Medical Services UK in 2005 the business now provides in excess of 64 mobile and static clinics per month nationwide.
Today Impact Medical compromises of 10 Radiographers, 5 technical & engineering staff along with administrative support staff. Our clinical staff have, as individuals and a team been at the forefront of innovation in shockwave therapy since its first use in ESWL in the NHS in 1995;
- First Radiographer to perform ESWL in 1985
- First Radiographer to perform 'In-house' Mobile ESWL
- First Radiographer to perform non-union fracture ESWT
- First Radiographer to perform ESWT for Peyronie's disease
- First Radiographer to perform ESWT for resistant Tendinopathies
Impact Medical also set up the first dedicated fully private clinic within the UK based at the prestigious Princess Grace Hospital in central London. The London Lithotripter Centre is managed, staffed and operated by Impact Medical Limited and works with consultants across the capital providing an unparalleled service with 61% of patients treated with a single session of ESWL. Today the company continues to grow with new public and private services planned to come on-line in early 2017.
Our focus on innovation continues and we are actively involved in clinical studies with leading clinicians to explore new therapy treatments and expand the use of shockwave therapy within the fields of professional sports and wound therapy.
Impact Medical are the UK distributors and partners with ELvation who provide a full range of Richard-Wolf GmbH shockwave devices.