Shockwave Therapy is now available at Foot and Ankle Care NYC. Shockwave Therapy is the latest non-invasive, non-surgical, FDA-cleared breakthrough procedure used to treat Plantar Fasciitis, Achilles Tendonitis, and much more.
What is Shockwave Therapy?
Shockwave treatment or Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy (ESWT) is a safe, non-invasive and highly effective treatment to treat heel pain or pain from Plantar Fasciitis, Achilles Tendonitis, Heel Spurs, Shin Splints, Tendonitis, and much more.
ESWT reduces pain and sensitivity by delivering sound waves to the injured area. These high-speed, high-pressue sound waves accelerate the body's healing process by stimulating the growth of new tissue cells.
What are the expected results?
Since Shockwave Therapy is non-invasive, you will be able to resume your regular routine after treatments. The best part? You can expect to experience immediate and noticeable pain relief following each session.
What is treatment like?
The skilled podiatrists at Foot and Ankle Care NYC will use a state-of-the-art medical hand-held device that emits sound waves to target the damaged tissues in the injured area. Patients may experience slight discomfort however, the treatment is relatively pain-free. Our team of podiatrists can adjust the soundwave applicator’s intensity to make your experience as comfortable as possible. Treatment sessions last for an average of only 15 minutes and do not require anesthesia, hospital admission, or lengthy rehabilitation. The number of sessions recommended will depend on the severity of the pain. On average, the typical patient can expect approximately four to eight treatments.
If you are interested in finding out what Shockwave Therapy can do for you, contact us at (212) 226-6888 to schedule a consultation today.