Our medical professionals at Rheumatology and Fibromyalgia Center of Excellence are equipped with extensive knowledge and specialized training on Shockwave Therapy. Shockwave Therapy is an effective, non-invasive option to treat your acute/chronic pain, improve mobility, increase circulation, improve lymphatic drainage, and more. Rheumatology and Fibromyalgia Center of Excellence is here to help you feel better.
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Extracorporeal Pulse Activation Technology (EPAT®) is the most advanced and highly effective non-invasive treatment method cleared by the FDA. This proprietary technology is based on a unique set of pressure waves that stimulate the metabolism, enhance blood circulation and accelerate the healing process. Damaged tissue gradually regenerates and eventually heals.
This non-invasive office/clinic based procedure represents
a breakthrough treatment option for a broad range of
Generally, acute or chronic musculoskeletal pain and/or pain that significantly impairs mobility or quality of life. Common Areas and Problems include:
Lymphatic SystemImproves Circulation
Gel is applied to the specified treatment area to enhance the effectiveness of the Shockwave Therapy. After these preparations, EPAT® pressure waves are released via the applicator which is moved over the primary pain point and surrounding tissue.
Treatments are performed weekly for 4-6 weeks. Treatments typically take 12-15 minutes per site.
The beneficial effects of Shockwave Therapy, also known as Extracorporeal Pulse Activation Technology (EPAT®), are often noticed after only 3 treatments. Some patients report immediate pain relief after the treatment, although it can take up to 4 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.
In regards to additional aesthetic beneficial effects, patients noticed an improvement in their skin in an average of only 2 to 3 sessions with no side effects.
This procedure is FDA approved.