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Experiencing foot and ankle pain is frustrating, especially when it gets in the way of your everyday life. If you’ve been struggling through your pain for a while, chances are you’ve seen your podiatrist for help. Ankle sprains and fractures can heal with time and your pain likely won’t last long. But if you’re diagnosed with a chronic or more serious condition, those aches and pains may take more work to treat. That’s where shockwave therapy comes in handy. By using EPAT or EMTT treatments, you’re able to get back on the right foot and begin healing. Shockwave

EPAT Therapy

EPAT, or Extracorporeal Pulse Activation Technology, is a non-invasive treatment method that uses high-energy sound waves to treat areas of the body that are causing you pain. EPAT focuses on quickening the healing process in your body. By stimulating the metabolism and increasing blood circulation, you’re able to regenerate damaged tissues and begin healing. Each session lasts between 10 to 15 minutes and you’re able to leave right after your appointment. The great thing about this treatment is there are virtually no side effects and most feel pain relief almost immediately after their visit. Other benefits include…

  • A 91% success rate
  • Non-invasive
  • No anesthesia
  • No infections
  • No scarring
  • No recovery time needed.
  • Affordable

EMTT Therapy

EMTT stands for Extracorporeal Magnetotransduction Therapy. It’s an electromagnetic therapy that uses high-energy magnetic pulses to help with conditions ranging from osteoarthritis to joint inflammation. Similar to EPAT therapy, it works to help heal the tissues in your body, but more specifically to do with your musculoskeletal system. Treatments last between 5-20 minutes and are usually repeated over a few weeks. EMTT can work alongside EPAT therapy, as well. Other benefits include…

  • Limited side effects
  • Non-invasive
  • No anesthesia
  • No infections
  • No scarring
  • No recovery time needed.
  • Comfortable
  • Helps with post-surgery pain.
  • Improves range of motion

Wondering if shockwave therapy is right for you? West Hartford Podiatry offers both EMTT and EPAT therapy right in our office. Call us today to learn more and discuss your options!

At West Hartford Podiatry AssociatesMarc Lederman, DPM, and Kurt Rode, DPM, treat a variety of foot and ankle conditions such as ankle sprains, fractures, running injuries, sports injuries, pediatric foot care, bunions, hammertoes, heel pain, and neuromas. We provide the best podiatric solutions to patients of all ages.

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Podiatrist in West Hartford, CT
West Hartford Podiatry
2531 Albany Ave
West Hartford, CT 06117


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