Living with chronic foot pain can be difficult. It can impede your daily life, and you may feel there are no treatment options available that are right for you. Consider EPAT treatment – a solution that helps reduce and manage pain without surgery or invasive measures!
What do you need to know about EPAT treatment procedure?
EPAT treatment or simply Shockwave Therapy (ESWT) is a treatment procedure that has been approved by FDA for the treatment of chronic and acute pain in the heel spurs, Achilles tendinitis, fasciitis, and other related conditions. EPAT is an acronym for Extracorporeal Pulse Activation Technology, and the term extracorporeal translates to ‘outside the body.”.
How does the EPAT treatment work?
EPAT treatment involves the use of shock waves or low frequency sound waves to the body part experiencing pain through a handheld device. The shockwaves are able to penetrate through the soft body tissues that facilitate blood flow. Increased blood flow enhances the body’s natural healing process. The EPAT treatment procedure normally lasts for a short period of time, and treatment consists of a regular series of short treatment sessions.
What are the benefits of EPAT treatment?
Some of the benefits from treatment may include:
- It does not involve an incision: Many people fear the risk that comes with incision treatments, and EPAT treatment is a natural procedure that does not involve any incision of the body.
- The treatment procedure is an FDA approved treatment procedure. The EPAT device features the latest technology that has been clinically approved as safe and efficient for human treatment.
- It does not involve any delays to your normal routine: Once you have undergone the procedure, you should not need time to recover before going back to your normal work routine. You may be able to immediately resume normal activities within one-to-two days and strenuous work after a month.
- The procedure is a natural treatment for acute and chronic pain: EPAT treatment involves the use of shockwaves to stimulate the soft body tissues and minimize the inflammation of the body tissues. This is return allows the body’s natural healing process to facilitate for quick pain relief without any incision to your body. The procedure is ideal for treating different types of acute and chronic foot and ankle pain.
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