Extracorporeal Pulse Activation technology (EPAT) is an FDA-approved, non-invasive method of delivering low-pressure waves to stimulate natural circulation and healing in the body. EPAT is a quick procedure that takes just 15 minutes and requires no anesthesia.

The most common applications for EPAT plantar fasciitis (heel pain), plantar fascia degeneration, and Achilles tendinitis. However, EPAT can be used for virtually any soft tissue injury in the foot, with possible applications for bone fracture complications. Clinical trials showed that 80% of patients reported that their foot pain was either completely gone or significantly reduced within a month of therapy.

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Dr. Geldwert has been utilizing the EPAT modality for over 10 years and find it extremely effective, especially when coupled with stretching and custom orthotics.

What are the benefits of EPAT?

  • Painless treatment
  • No need for invasive incisions or anesthesia
  • No adverse side effects or risks
  • Results evident after one to three sessions spaced a few weeks apart
  • Patients can continue participating in sports and activities, without downtime
  • A viable pain management therapy for chronic issues