PiezoWave is the cutting-edge piece of equipment that will keep you at the forefront of your pain treatment at our clinic. PiezoWave Pain Treatment (also known as Radial Pulse Wave Therapy) is an effective, non-invasive solution to the pain associated with the musculoskeletal system.

It delivers high-energy percussions to the injured/affected area being treated. They’re NOT electric shocks, but mechanical pulses that travel through the tissue being treated.

Through the use of PiezoWave Pain Treatment, acute and chronic injuries to your musculoskeletal system can heal much more efficiently.

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How Does It Work?

The mechanical energy that low-level acoustic shockwaves provide encourages and stimulates fibroblasts and growth factors to promote healing and increase cell metabolism and local blood flow to the affected area. The treatment is painless because these are sound waves, not electric shocks. The good news is that PiezoWave Pain Treatment deeply penetrates tissue for healing that can’t be achieved through manual adjustments.

What To Expect From The Treatment?

During every session, 1000 to 2000 pulse waves will be delivered to an area being treated lasting about ten minutes. You will see maximum benefits with five to six treatments per area with three to five days to allow for proper recovery time.

What Are The Physiological Effects?

PiezoWave Pain Treatment is believed, and has clinically proven, to have the following effects:

  • Facilitate healing
  • Eliminate pain
  • Stimulate the “washing away” of Substance-P (a pain-producing chemical)
  • Increase the body’s collagen production
  • Increase microcirculation leading to enhanced tissue metabolism
  • Help dissolve calcific fibroblasts
  • Reduce muscle tension

How Long Does Each Treatment Take?

Each session of PiezoWave Pain Treatment takes about five to ten minutes. During the session, Dr. Kal, our top chiropractor will deliver 2000 to 3000 pulse waves into the affected area being treated. The delivery of about 2000 pulse waves lasts approximately five to ten minutes. You will need three to five treatments after five to ten days

How Many Treatments Are Required and How Often?

Many conditions need three to five sessions. The treatments can be done five to ten days apart depending on tissue response and patient tolerance.

What’s The Success Rate Of PiezoWave Pain Treatment?

Worldwide reports show that PiezoWave Pain Treatment has a clinical success rate between 77% and 80%. At our clinic, our patients have reported positive results in line with these parameters. We have been quite successful with this treatment.

For patients who don’t respond positively to PiezoWave Pain Treatment, we consider other modes of therapy and treatment, and we will make proper referrals to the right specialists.

Does It Hurt?

Depending on the patient’s current level of pain and the area of treatment, the degree of discomfort varies significantly. The intensity of a treatment session also varies, and many patients can tolerate treatment well because the intensity varies depending on patient tolerance.

Will There Be Pain After The Treatment?

Many patients experience immediate pain relief after PiezoWave Pain Treatment. However, they may experience soreness in the area within two to four hours. According to different clinical reports, the soreness is usually very tolerable and can last a couple of hours to some days.

DO NOT use ice on the area if you experience this soreness. One of the desired effects of PiezoWave Pain Treatment is an “inflammatory response.” Therefore, the use of anti-inflammatory medications (such as Advil, Ibuprofen, Aleve, Motrin, etc.) isn’t recommended.

Many patients report great results with Tylenol. You may take medication as you see fit or based on your doctor’s recommendation and advice. The soreness will disappear within 4 to 24 hours without any intervention.

Is Physical Activity Allowed After Treatment?

We always recommended that you refrain from any physical activity, especially those that would involve the treated area for 48 hours after every treatment.

How Is PiezoWave Pain Treatment Different From Ultrasound?

Like ultrasound, PiezoWave Pain Treatment is a non-invasive procedure. However, the treatment can penetrate precise depths underneath your skin between 0.5 mm and 3 cm. This is much deeper than the standard ultrasound.

PiezoWave Pain Treatment is useful in identifying trigger points that are discrete, focal and hyperirritable spots in the taut band of your muscle. Trigger points can generate pain, both locally and in the referred pain patterns, and may accompany chronic musculoskeletal disorders.

Is It Safe?

Absolutely yes, there’s no risk involved when using the PiezoWave Pain Treatment, and it’s regarded a safe alternative to invasive procedures such as surgery and injections. The treatment is 100% non-invasive. Dr. Kal will not use any anesthesia, and you can assume your normal activities immediately after treatment.

Is It Safe If I Have A Medical Condition Such As Diabetes?

Yes, with a few exceptions. If you’re pregnant or think you may be pregnant, the treatment cannot be used. Furthermore, if you have an infection, blood clotting disorders, tumor tissue, or taking blood thinning medication, then PiezoWave Pain Treatment does not suit you.

What Conditions Are Best Suited For Treatment?

PiezoWave Pain Treatment is a revolutionary pain-relieving therapy that offers a very effective alternative to injections and surgery for the following conditions:

•        Acute and Chronic Myofascial Pain   

•        Trigger Points

•        Tendinopathies

•        Arthritic Conditions

•        Repetitive Stress Injuries

•        Sprains and Strains

•        Tennis Elbow

•        Iliotibial Band Syndrome

•        Achilles Tendinopathy

•        Calcific Rotator Cuff Tendonitis

•        Plantar Fasciitis

•        Back Pain

•        Neck Pain

•        Shoulder Pain

•        Hip Pain

•        Knee Pain

•        Foot Pain

•        Elbow Pain

•        Ankle Pain

•        Wrist Pain

•        Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

•        Stress Fractures

•        Jaw Pain/TMJ   

 

Are There Any Contraindications?

PiezoWave Pain Treatment is unique in the sense that it does not generate heat unlike ultrasound therapy, a commonly used modality. Therefore, the treatment makes it suitable for post-surgical conditions. However, this therapy is not indicated with some conditions including:

  • Cancer
  • Cortisone injections one month before treatment
  • Pregnancy
  • Heart or circulatory problems
  • Blood-thinning medications

Why Choose PiezoWave Pain Treatment?

  • 100% Safe
  • Patient Guided Focused Therapy
  • No Anesthesia
  • Non-Invasive
  • No Downtime
  • Outpatient Treatment
  • Low Treatment Costs

Above and Beyond

What makes PiezoWave Pain Treatment unique is that it’s one of the very few modern technologies in the medical field that works well when an injury reaches a chronic, non-healing state. It helps restore strength and mobility to injured ligaments and muscles.

We Take Our Services To The Next Level

We’re the only facility in the entire area that offers this revolutionary technology, and we’re dedicated to helping all patients get back to their healthy and happy lifestyle.

Is Treatment Covered By Insurance?

PiezoWave Pain Treatments aren’t covered by insurance policies currently.

Do you’ve any questions regarding more details of the treatment, side effects or payment options?  Please feel free to contact us today for more information.

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