EPAT Shockwave Therapy Treatment

epat treatment long beachEPAT Shockwave Therapy is an FDA approved, highly-effective, non-surgical treatment for acute and chronic pain that we perform at our office in Long Beach.

Extracorporeal Pulse Activation Treatment (EPAT), also known as Shockwave Therapy (ESWT) is the most advanced and highly effective non-invasive treatment method cleared by the FDA and is typically used to treat the pain associated with heel spurs, Plantar Fasciitis, Achilles tendinitis and other foot & ankle conditions.

What is EPAT?

EPAT has a proven success rate equal to or better than other treatment methods, including surgery, without the risks or long recovery.  It is performed in our Long Beach office without the need for anesthesia.

How does EPAT work?

EPAT works by using a unique set of acoustic pressure waves delivered through a special applicator focused on the site of pain or injury.

In our office, Dr. Pedram Aslmand directs low frequency sound waves, also known as shockwaves, at the injured area through a hand held applicator. These pressure waves stimulate the metabolism, enhance blood circulation, and accelerate the natural healing process where the injury occurred.

What conditions can be treated with EPAT?

EPAT can be used to treat many painful soft tissue injuries, Including Plantar Fasciitis, Achilles tendonitis, acute and chronic muscle pain and other conditions.  For a full list of conditions that EPAT can be beneficial for, please contact our office.

The Benefits of EPAT

  • No anesthesia
  • No side effects
  • No incision
  • No risk of infection
  • No hospital stay
  • Faster healing
  • Immediate weight bearing
  • A return to normal activity within 24-48 hours

What are the expected results after EPAT?

Most people will experience pain relief after 3 treatments. Some patients report immediate pain relief after the first treatment, but maximum relief can take up to four weeks after the last treatment to begin. Over 80% of patients treated report to be pain free or have significant pain reduction.

Is EPAT safe?

EPAT is a safe, FDA approved treatment with virtually no side effects.  It has been used to relieve the pain of millions of patients worldwide.

To schedule a consultation to find out if EPAT therapy is right for you, call our office at 562-426-0376.


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