If you have heard about extracorporeal shockwave tendon treatment for tendons of your feet, and want to learn more about it, you should visit us at our Westchester Podiatric Medicine, P.C. practice. Our top-notch foot doctor, Dr. John C. Marzano, can provide you with treatment using the Stortz Shockwave in Yonkers NY.
The Stortz Shockwave treatment is used to heal tendons at our podiatry practice. If you have plantar fasciitis, and other treatments have not been effective in eliminating your heel pain, then you may want to try treatment at our office with Stortz Shockwave in Yonkers NY. Extracorporeal shock wave therapy is a noninvasive, non-surgical procedure. It works by stimulating the plantar fascia so that it can heal. When the shock waves are applied it will help the body to reproduce and make new collagen as well as encourage the tendon cells to reproduce. This procedure will help your body to heal faster in the area that the shock waves are applied to. Extracorporeal shock wave therapy uses high-energy acoustic waves. It can be very effective in treating degenerated tendons, such as in Achilles tendinitis, heel pain, as in plantar fasciitis, as well as other medical problems treated by other specialists. It is not 100% understood why shockwaves can help areas to heal; it is most commonly believed that the shock waves cause inflammation and improve blood flow to a specific area. This will encourage the body to work more forcefully to heal itself. This Stortz Shockwave in Yonkers NY treatment is performed as an outpatient procedure. If high-energy waves are being used, a local anesthesia may be applied. However, when low-energy shockwaves are used, there is generally no need for anesthesia. You may need to have one or more treatment sessions depending on the extent of the tendon problem.
For an appointment to see our podiatrists for heel pain treatment with Stortz Shockwaves in Yonkers NY, contact us today.