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Shockwave Therapy
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Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy (ESWT) also known as Extracorporeal Pulse Activation Technology (EPAT) can successfully address acute and chronic pain. It is a highly effective treatment method using high-energy sound waves that are introduced into the painful areas of the body. It is a highly effective noninvasive treatment method cleared by the FDA. The treatment works by helping to improve the regenerative potential and enhancing blood circulation to regenerate damaged tissue. Beneficial effects are often experienced after only 1 or 2 treatments without having significant down time or post procedure pain. It works to decrease pain and help restore mobility, thus quickly improving the quality of life for patients.

 

Benefits

• 91% Success Rate (as per clinical studies)
• Non-invasive
• No anesthesia required
• No risk of infection
• No scarring
• No downtime
• Over 80% patient satisfaction
• Cost effective
• Faster, easier healing

Treatable Conditions

It can be utilized to effectively treat a wide variety of conditions including but not limited to the following:

  • Knee Pain
  • Heel Pain
  • Foot Pain
  • Ankle Pain
  • Achilles
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Hamstring Pain
  • Back Pain
  • Neck Pain
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Elbow Pain
  • Wrist Pain
  • Hand Pain
  • Tennis Elbow
    Sports Injuries
  • TMJ
  • Stress Fractures
  • Shin Splints
  • Neuropathy
How are treatments performed?

Treatment is noninvasive. Gel is applied to the treatment area; acoustic sound waves (pressure waves) are then released through the applicator as it is moved over the treatment area.

How Many Treatments are Commonly Needed?

The number of sessions needed depends on the condition that is being treated. Each treatment session takes between 10 to 15 minutes and can vary depending on the condition that is being treated.

What Type of Results are Expected?

Beneficial effects are often experienced after only 1 or 2 treatments and there is no downtime. Many patients report immediate pain relief after treatment. The EPAT Technology has a 91% success rate as per clinical studies, and patients treated report being pain free and /or have a significant reduction in pain. This non-surgical therapy for pain eliminates pain and restores mobility, thus improving the patient’s quality of life.

What are the Possible Side Effects?

In some cases, patients may experience minor discomfort for a few days. Patients can return to work after treatments and in most all cases there is no down time.

Who is a Candidate?

Most people are good candidates for treatment however patients who are pregnant, have a pacemaker or current cancer are not suitable for treatment with this technology.

How Can We Help?

We Would Be Happy To Meet You And Learn How We Can Help You.