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For Orthopedics Rehabilitation And Physiotherapy
Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy or ESWT is an 18-minute
non-surgical procedure used to cure chronic plantar fasciitis,
Achilles tendonitis, tennis elbow, shoulder tendonitis, and other
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regularly for breaking up and dispersing kidney stones. When
urologists found that patients who had the kidney stone procedure
presented with increased bone density and new tissue growth, the
possibilities of shock wave therapy were revisited.
ESWT is used internationally for conditions all over the body. In
the United States, an FDA study was performed for patients who
suffer from chronic plantar fasciitis with or without the presence
of a heel spur. The results were an amazing average reduction in
pain of 92% with only one treatment. (This data reflects the
results of the patients who participated in a one-year follow-up
study with the Dornier EPOS Ultra machine.)
ESWT benefits patients because their condition can be treated
extracorporeally, meaning outside of the body. Because the
treatment is non-invasive many of the expenses and risks of surgery
are eliminated. Excellence Shock Wave Therapy uses the Dornier EPOS
Ultra for all our orthopedic ESWT procedures.
HOW EFFECTIVE IS ESWT?
Our own experience and the FDA ESWT study using our treatment
protocol shows an overwhelming success rate. In the study, a group
of 150 patients was asked to rate their pain level on a scale of 1
to 10. The average pain level before treatment was 7.7.
After receiving one ESWT treatment, the patients were asked one
year later to rate their pain level again on a scale of 1 to 10.
The patients who reported had an average pain score post-ESWT of
0.6. This is a 92% reduction in pain and a much higher rate of
success than any non-surgical or surgical procedure. More
importantly, ESWT is very safe.
WHAT IS INVOLVED IN THE PROCEDURE?
ESWT benefits patients because their condition can be treated
extracorporeally, meaning outside of the body. Since ESWT is
non-invasive, there is no lengthy recovery period, virtually no
time off from work or risk of causing further damage. The same
cannot be said with surgery.
During the treatment, you lie back comfortably with the area to be
treated resting on the machine on a soft, water-filled membrane. To
ensure patient comfort, a local anesthesia is used. The technician
will make sure you are comfortable throughout the procedure. The
technician uses an ultrasound scan to view and target the damaged
location. During the treatment, you will hear repetitive clicking
HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN PROVIDING ESWT?
Excellence Shock Wave Therapy has been providing ESWT since 2000,
using the first ESWT device to enter the United States. In 2002 we
upgraded and converted technologies to the Dornier EPOS Ultra.
Excellence Shock Wave Therapy has provided ESWT to thousands of
patients in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, New York, Maryland
and Washington D.C.
WHAT CONDITIONS CAN BE TREATED BY ESWT?
ESWT can effectively treat a range of musculoskeletal conditions.
Complaints involving attachment points for tendons and ligaments in
major joints such as the plantar fascia, Achilles tendon, shoulder,
elbow and knee are common areas for ESWT treatment. Contact us to
discuss your individual condition.
WHAT KIND OF RECOVERY CAN I EXPECT?
ESWT forces your body to create new tissue cells in the damaged
area. Expect gradual healing to take place over days, weeks or
months. Though not typical, some have mild soreness or bruising
after treatment. Some people experience no more pain from day one.
Most will have noticeable to significant improvement by the
thirteenth week. A second treatment after sixteen weeks may be
necessary in approximately 20% of patients. As it took time to
create the injury, healing also takes time. Total healing of the
area can take up to one year.
The best thing about ESWT is that unlike surgery, you avoid getting
worse before getting better. You do not need to plan lengthy time
off from work or your life for painful post-procedure recovery.
WHEN SHOULD I CONSIDER ESWT?
If you have had your condition for more than six months and have
tried three conservative therapies with no results, don’t wait. It
is natural to procrastinate, but it is not a good idea for
tendonosis conditions, since continuously using degenerative tendon
tissue can cause further damage.
For example, every time that you feel pain when you place weight on
your heel or lift something with your arm, it’s because you are
pulling against the tendon fibers. When the condition progresses to
a rupture, ESWT is no longer an option and you will have no
treatment alternative but invasive surgery.
Additionally, if left untreated, you can experience new problems.
With heel pain in your foot you may naturally compensate by walking
on your toes or limping to protect yourself from pain. These
abnormal movements will, in time, cause strain to your knees, hips
and lower back, or even worse, may result in the same condition in
the other foot. Compensation issues occur whenever you have chronic
pain left untreated.
If your pain has just begun, you may be able to avoid ESWT by early
intervention. Please feel free to call us and we will recommend a
specialist who can help you take care of the problem today. Take
care of yourself. Fix the problem, don’t delay.
I’VE TRIED OTHER THINGS BUT THEY DIDN’T HELP. HOW DO I KNOW ESWT
Tendonitis sometimes resolves by itself or with the help of
treatments such as strapping, physical therapy, anti-inflammatory
medications, or cortisone injections. When the condition is new
(usually less than six months) it is called acute tendonitis.
Acute tendonitis is an inflammation. All of the treatments used at
this stage are meant to rest the area or deal with the
inflammation. Those who do not get better in the “acute” phase have
what is called chronic tendonosis. The difference between
tendonosis and tendonitis is simple: Tendonitis is an inflammation.
Tendonosis is degenerative or damaged tissue. You can use steroid
injections repeatedly with no result if the problem has gone beyond
inflammation. Surgery used to be the only option for tendonosis.
ESWT treats tendonosis because ESWT forces the damaged tendon to
HOW DO I KNOW ESWT IS RIGHT FOR ME?
Your certified Excellence Shock Wave Therapy practitioner will
perform a thorough examination and order any necessary diagnostic
tests to determine the best course of treatment for your condition.
Though this website focuses on ESWT, it is the goal of every doctor
in the Excellence Shock Wave Therapy group to provide the best
possible treatment for your pain. We will refer you to a physician
who will make a complete diagnosis and treatment plan. The doctor
may recommend ESWT or another course of treatment. You will not
have to guess if ESWT is right for you. The doctor can help you
make your treatment decisions based on your individual condition.
If ESWT is right for you, we do not need to delay treatment. We
know you are in pain and will make every effort to schedule your
treatment quickly and at a time convenient to your schedule. The
sooner you receive treatment, the sooner you are enjoying your
hobbies and active lifestyle again
I HAVE HAD THIS PROBLEM FOR A LONG TIME. IS IT TOO LATE FOR ME?
No! The chronic sufferer has new hope with ESWT. Long-term
sufferers finally have a non-surgical treatment option. If you have
“tried everything” don’t be discouraged, this is a new weapon
against your pain!
Technology: pneumatic shockwave
Tips:5 different size tips
Bullets:2.5 million shocks
Operating mode: Continuous 4/8/16 pulses
Pressure:0.5-8.0 bar maximum
Therapeutic penetration depth : 0 – 60 mm
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