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AcuteWave™ shockwave therapy for pain management

What Is EPAT®?

Extracorporeal Pulse Activation Technology (EPAT®), sometimes referred to as ESWT or Shockwave Therapy, 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 office/clinic based procedure represents a breakthrough treatment option for a broad range of musculoskeletal conditions.

What Disorders Can Be Treated?

Generally, acute or chronic musculoskeletal pain and/or pain that significantly impairs mobility or quality of life. Areas include:

What are the expected results?

The beneficial effects of Extracorporeal Pulse Activation Technology (EPAT®) are often experienced after only 3 treatments. Some patients report immediate pain relief after the treatment, although it can take up to 4 weeks for pain relief to begin. The procedure eliminates pain and restores full mobility, thus improving your quality of life. Over 80% of patients treated report to be pain free and/or have significant pain reduction.

Is it Safe?

Yes. This FDA cleared technology was developed in Europe and is currently used around the globe. A wealth of medical experience, state-of-the-art engineering, and optimal quality have been built into each EPAT® device; and extensive clinical studies and tests have confirmed its safety and efficacy. If performed by a qualified caregiver, Extracorporeal Pulse Activation Technology (EPAT®) has virtually no risks or side effects.

How is the treatment performed?

Coupling gel is applied to the specified treatment area to enhance effectiveness. After these preparations, EPAT® pressure waves are released via the applicator which is moved over the area in a circular motion.

Why consider non-invasive EPAT®?

EPAT® has a proven success rate that is equal to or greater than that of traditional treatment methods (including surgery) and without the risks, complications, and lengthy recovery time. EPAT® is performed in your physician’s office/clinic, does not require anesthesia, requires a minimal amount of time, patients can immediately bear weight (i.e. walk), and return to normal activity within a few days of the procedure.

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How it works

Consult with a clinician

Our experienced specialists will determine if AcuteWave™ is the right treatment for you and explain how it works and what you can expect for results.

Begin treatment

AcuteWave™ is a series of treatments that can be scheduled on a weekly basis, with short in-office visits.

Feel relief

Over 80% of patients report a complete removal of pain or significant pain reduction. After just a few weeks you’ll notice the difference of less pain and increased mobility.

AcuteWave™ Pain Treatment

Treatment typically occurs in 3 to 8 sessions at weekly intervals. Contact BioRestore to understand your options and what type of treatment will work best for you.
How long are treatments?

Treatment sessions last approximately 10-25 minutes with zero down-time. Typically, 3 to 8 sessions are needed at weekly intervals.

What results can I expect?

Pain relief can begin after the first session, but typically results can be seen after 4 weeks of treatment. The procedure eliminates pain and restores your full mobility. Over 80% of patients treated report to be pain free or have significant pain reduction.

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Dr. Matthew Stanizzi
MD, Urology Medical Director

Having specialized in urological medicine for over a decade, Dr. Stanizzi is committed to quality care for each and every one of his patients. When it comes to age-related medical challenges, Dr. Stanizzi is highly regarded in New England, having published research in many medical journals and recognized for his urology work and research.

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At BioRestore, we do not accept insurance. However, we can provide you a medical bill and a copy of your clinical records for documentation. Some patients have success in obtaining at least partial reimbursement from their insurance carrier. We are a medical practice, so your services may also qualify for coverage under your health savings plans (FSA/HSA).