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A Revolutionary Treatment To Consider For Your Chronic Foot Pain
EPAT® is a revolutionary, non-invasive, FDA approved, and
highly effective treatment for foot ailmentsExtracorporeal Pulse Activation Technology (EPAT®) is the most advanced and highly effective non-invasive treatment method cleared by the FDA. This proprietary technology is based on a unique set of pressure waves that stimulate the metabolism, enhance blood circulation and accelerate the healing process. Damaged tissue gradually regenerates and eventually heals.
This non-invasive procedure provided right in the doctor’s office represents a breakthrough treatment option for a range of musculoskeletal conditions.
How It Works
Essentially EPAT® enhances blood circulation, accelerates the healing process causing damaged tissue to regenerate and heal. Specifically the machine delivers non-invasive low frequency (8-12 Hz) acoustic sound waves into the damaged area. The sound waves act as pressure, and penetrate deep through the soft tissue. The energy triggers the cells in the soft tissue to release certain biochemicals that stimulate and literally intensify the body’s natural healing process – in part by increasing the nutrient flow to the chronically injured area. EPAT can be used to treat the following:
- Plantar Fasciitis
- Achilles Tendinitis
- Insertional Achilles Tendinitis
- Achilles Tendinosis
- Tendinosis of the Foot and Ankle
- Chronic Heel Pain
- Acute and Chronic Muscle Pain
- Morton’s Neuroma of the Foot
- Plantar Plate TearsNumber of Treatments Required
Typically treatments occur once a week for a series of 3 to 6 treatments. Patients can expect each treatment to take approximately 5 to 10 minutes depending on the total number and size of areas to be treated. Benefits of EPAT®
- No anesthesia
- No risk of infection
- No scarring
- No downtime
- Over 80% patient satisfaction
- Faster, easier healing
Contact our offices Laurel Foot & Ankle Center or Northern Virginia Foot & Ankle Associates and schedule an appointment today.
To learn more about EPAT and Your Feet, go to Heel Pain Institute of America and Laurel Foot & Ankle Center or Northern Virginia Foot & Ankle Associates.
Francis J. Smith, D.P.M., A.B.F.A.S.
Board certified in Foot Surgery and Michael A. Klein, D.P.M. A.B.F.A.S.
Board certified in Foot Surgery