Shockwave Therapy for Foot and Ankle Conditions
Shockwave therapy (SWT), also known as extracorporeal shockwave therapy (ESWT) or Extracorporeal Pulse Activation Technology, (EPAT); is a non-invasive treatment for pain in the foot and ankle. It is typically used to treat painful conditions affecting the heel, including Achilles tendonitis, heel spurs, and plantar fasciitis.
What is ESWT?
Shockwave therapy involves targeting gentle pulses of sonic energy deep into the affected foot or ankle area. This type of therapy aims to leverage your body’s incredible ability to heal itself. With SWT, tiny shockwaves prompt the body to flood the area with oxygen, nutrients, and pain-relieving neurotransmitters. This is what occurs naturally in the body whenever you experience an injury. SWT essentially jumpstarts this natural healing process, which ultimately helps to alleviate pain.
Three primary conditions are most often treated with low-energy SWT. These include:
But also include any tendon pathology (peroneal, anterior and posterior tibial tendonitis being the most common and there is new research in healing fractures and treating neuromas.
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