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Orthospec ESWT: Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy for Chronic Heel Pain

Orthospec shock wave therapy is a safe and effective alternative to invasive surgical treatments. EWSTThis procedure is a treatment method that applies acoustic energy to the heel tissue from out side the body, it offers many advantages over surgery, including:

  • Significantly lower complication rates, Faster recovery time and earlier return to normal activity
  • Improved quality of life for patients unwilling or unable to undergo surgery, less painful than surgery
  • Lower healthcare cost due to simplicity of the procedure and decreased productivity losses
  • No anesthesia required - reduces patient complication rate, zero to a fews days recovery time
  • No imaging device required - enables straightforward positioning
  • Procedure can easily be performed in an office setting in about 25 minutes, possible to return to work the same day
  • Large therapy zone - treats wide area, with proven high success rate
  • FDA approved, evidence based medicine with multiple published studies
Dr. Craig H. Thomajan, DPM, FACFAS, FAENS
Founder and Managing Partner of Austin Foot and Ankle Specialists