What is Shockwave Therapy?
Extracorporeal Pulse Activation Technology (EPAT®) is the most advanced and highly effective non-invasive treatment method cleared by the FDA. It is based on a unique set of pressure waves that stimulate the metabolism, enhance blood circulation and accelerate the healing process.
This non-invasive procedure represents a breakthrough treatment option for a broad range of musculoskeletal conditions. Shockwave Therapy is available at our Highland Park office.
40+ Years Experience
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Same Day Appointments
Various Insurance Accepted
No Extra Fees
What disorders can be treated?
Generally, acute or chronic musculoskeletal pain and/or pain that significantly impairs mobility or quality of life including:
- Plantar Fasciitis
- Achilles Pain
- Tendon and/or tendon insertion pain
- Chronic Heel Pain
- Morton’s Neuroma
- Trigger Points
What are the expected results?
The beneficial effects of shockwave therapy are often experienced after only 3 treatments. Some patients report immediate pain relief after the treatment, although it can take up to four weeks for pain relief to begin. The procedure eliminates pain and restores full mobility, thus improving your quality of life. Over 80% of patients treated report to be pain free and/or have significant pain reduction.
Is it safe?
Yes. This FDA cleared technology was developed in Europe and is currently used around the globe. A wealth of medical experience, state-of-the-art engineering and optimal quality have been built into each EPAT® device, and extensive clinical studies and tests have confirmed its safety and efficacy.
When performed by a qualified caregiver, Extracorporeal Pulse Activation Technology (EPAT®) has virtually no risks or side effects.