Early Reactions

  1. Skin changes: redness, irritation, scaliness, blistering, ulceration, thickening, hair loss in treatment area.
  2. Inflammation of soft tissue causing tenderness, swelling and interference with movement.
  3. Inflammation of joints causing pain, swelling and limitation of joint motion.

Late Reactions

  1. Changes in skin texture and/or color, permanent hair loss in treatment area.
  2. Scarring or shrinkage of soft tissues and muscles causing loss of flexibility and movement, swelling of the limb.
  3. Nerve damage causing loss of strength, feeling or coordination.
  4. Bone damage causing fracture.
  5. Joint damage causing permanent stiffness, pain and arthritis.
  6. Swelling of limb below the area treated.