Shockwave Therapy
Glen Rock

Addressing ankle & foot pain

Glen Rock Spine & Rehab is committed to helping patients access the best solutions for ankle and foot pain. Our team of exceptional chiropractors and interventional pain specialists uses cutting-edge technologies and minimally invasive procedures to help patients overcome their pain without surgeries or opioids. To that end, we use shockwave therapy in Glen Rock to catalyze your body’s internal healing activities, making your body heal itself.

person with pain in the heel, before undergoing shockwave therapy in Glen Rock

What is piezoelectric impulse therapy?

Focused shockwave therapy, also known as Piezoelectric impulse therapy, is a non-surgical and non-invasive procedure that treats the musculoskeletal system. The piezoelectric device delivers gentle pulses of energy into the treatment areas to boost your body’s natural healing and regenerative properties. The pulses promote tissue regeneration and remodeling to heal the scar tissues and calcific fibroblasts. Instead of air or radial impulse, the piezoelectric device uses electromagnetic impulses that encourage recovery without inflammation or side effects.

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Which conditions can you treat with shockwave therapy?

  • Achilles tendinopathy
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Ankle and foot pain
  • Ankle and foot muscle injuries
  • Excessive scar tissues
  • And other conditions related to the ankle and feet.

What are the benefits of shockwave therapy?

  • Non-surgical and non-invasive procedures.
  • No need for drugs, anesthetics, or x-rays.
  • Reduces, mitigates, and eventually eliminates pain.
  • Reduces muscle tensions and sprain.
  • Encourages natural healing in the treatment area.
  • Improves microcirculation to promote tissue metabolism.
  • Increases collagen production.
  • Removes chemicals, such as Substance-P, that cause pain.

FAQs

Why should I use shockwave therapy?

We recommend shockwave therapy in Glen Rock to encourage your body’s natural healing processes, alleviating pain and discomfort from the muscle, tendons, ligaments, and connective tissues.

Is there any downtime after shockwave therapy?

Piezoelectric impulse therapy is a non-surgical, in-office, and outpatient procedure without any downtime or recovery period. You can resume all your daily activities immediately after the procedure, and you’re advised to stay active to improve the results. You might also have to undergo physical therapy to help your body heal better.

Does piezoelectric therapy hurt?

Shockwave therapy is a painless procedure performed without local or topical anesthesia. Unlike surgery and other treatments, piezoelectric therapy provides instant relief. At most, you might experience mild soreness for a few hours, but the discomfort is minimal.

How long does a shockwave therapy last?

Each piezoelectric therapy session takes about 10 minutes, and you need to wait for 1 to 2 days between each session.

What happens during the shockwave therapy?

Shockwave therapy in Glen Rock, using the piezoelectric device, is a non-surgical and non-invasive procedure performed without anesthesia or drugs. Before conducting the procedure, our physiatrists run advanced imaging tests, review your health history, and discuss your symptoms to ensure you’re a suitable candidate. We use the latest diagnostic techniques, such as musculoskeletal ultrasound and digital x-rays, to visualize the underlying structures in your feet and ankles, identifying the source of the problem.

Once we’ve discussed your treatment options, we perform shcokwave therapy as an in-office and outpatient procedure. There’s no need for anesthesia, local or topical, since it’s a comfortable and painless procedure. The physiatrist guides the piezoelectric device over your feet and ankles, moving it across the treatment areas. The procedure concludes within 10 minutes, following which we discuss your recovery guidelines and physical therapy, following which you can resume your daily activities.

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Glen Rock Spine & Rehab is a state-of-the-art pain management center led by Dr. Michael Lagana and Dr. Montero-Cruz. We specialize in interventional and regenerative pain management solutions that address the root cause of your chronic pain without surgeries or narcotics. We use cutting-edge diagnostic techniques to trace the source of your problem, and the piezoelectric device helps us encourage natural cellular regeneration and healing. Please schedule an appointment to discuss your options for shockwave therapy in Glen Rock, NJ.

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