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EPAT FAQ's > About EPAT (15 entries)

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  • EPAT is an acronym for Extracorporeal Pulse Activation Technology. It is a highly effective non-invasive office based treatment method that accelerates healing of injured tissues.
  • The treatment utilizes a unique set of acoustic pressure waves that are delivered through the body and focused on the site of pain/injury with a special applicator. These pressure waves stimulate ...
  • Ultrasound gel is applied over the skin of the treatment area to enhance the transmission of the pressure waves. The pressure waves are applied using a special applicator tip. The tip ...
  • Treatment sessions take approximately 15 minutes per site and vary slightly depending on the site to be treated. Generally 3 treatment sessions are necessary and are performed on a weekly interval. ...
  • EPAT can be used to treat many painful soft tissue injuries. Including: plantar fasciitis, Achilles tendonitis, tennis elbow, golfer's elbow, patellar tendinitis, quadriceps tendinitis, tendon insertional pain, acute and chronic muscle ...
  • EPAT is a safe treatment with virtually no side effects. It was originally developed in Europe and is currently used around the world. EPAT should only be provided by a qualified ...
  • Yes
  • Most people will experience pain relief after 3 treatments. Some patients report immediate pain relief after the first treatment, but maximum relief can take up to four weeks after the last ...
  • All patients receiving EPAT therapy should be off all anti-inflammatory medication for a minimum of 2 weeks prior to the procedure and 4 weeks after. This includes common over the counter ...
  • EPAT is a non-invasive treatment and has virtually no risks or side effects. In some cases patients may experience some minor discomfort which may continue for a few days. On rare ...
  • EPAT should not be used in people who have deep venous thrombosis or malignancy. It is also best to avoid the procedure if you are taking blood thinners. EPAT should only ...
  • EPAT has a proven success rate equal to or better than traditional treatment methods (including surgery) without the risks or lengthy recovery time. It is performed in your physician's office without ...
  • No, unfortunately insurance companies do not pay for EPAT, though the cost of EPAT can be paid for from a qualified health savings account.
  • Affordable payment options are available, please call for additional information.
  • Both Dr. Moeller and Rifat have extensive experience in providing EPAT treatment and are the best people to speak with if you have additional questions regarding the procedure. Call for a ...