Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy in Raleigh, NC
Extracorporeal shock wave therapy is a noninvasive treatment that delivers pulses of energy and pressure (i.e., shock waves) to areas of your musculoskeletal system that are inflamed, calcified, or painful. Medical professionals have used ESWT since the 1960s to disintegrate kidney stones and other anomalies without damaging surrounding, healthy tissues. Dr. Matthew Kanaan specializes in providing patients suffering from orthopedic pain with non-surgical treatments. For more information or to schedule an appointment at our office in Raleigh, NC call (919) 719-2270.
What is Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy ?
Common Conditions Treated by Shock Wave Therapy
- Plantar Fasciitis / Heel Pain
- Elbow pain ex. tennis or golfer’s elbow
- Shoulder pain ex. shoulder califications
- Achilles tendon pain
- Patellar tendonitis ex. jumper’s knee or Osgood-Schlatters disease
- Trigger points/muscle tension
- Chronic neck and back pain
What to expect?
Treatment only about 5-10 minutes per area. Most need at least three sessions to get the improvement they want.
After your session, you can walk and perform most daily activities. You can resume your normal routine within 48 hours, but you should avoid strenuous activity for up to four weeks.
Does insurance cover this?
Insurance does NOT cover Shock Wave therapy.
Schedule an Appointment for Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy in Raleigh, NC
Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy is a highly effective way to treat patients who are suffering from orthopedic pain. Board-certified orthopedic specialist Dr. Kanaan specializes in non-surgical and minimally invasive orthopedic treatments. He will take the time to diagnose your symptoms and provide the best treatment for you. To see if extracorporeal shock wave therapy are right for you, call our office at (919) 719-2270 and schedule an appointment with Wake Nonsurgical Ortho & Sports Medicine.
*NOTE TO PATIENTS: If you are interested in these treatments you will need to schedule a “NEW PATIENT visit” to discuss your medical history with Dr. Kanaan first. This is usually covered under your insurance plan.