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Plantar Fasciitis - “My Heel is Killing Me”

Posted by Elise Hamann on October 5, 2018

Learn how Valley Podiatry Associates uses EPAT, one of the most advanced and innovative treatment options available, to help patients who experience heel pain improve their quality of life.

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Physician Overview of Shock Wave Therapy in Practice: Enthesiopathies

Posted by Elise Hamann on September 28, 2018

Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy (ESWT) has been an established medical treatment option for quite some time. The effectiveness of both focused and radial shock waves has been reinforced through numerous studies, and in everyday practice, its viability as a non-invasive treatment option resulting in better patient outcomes is embraced by physicians and patients alike.

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Topics: EPAT, Level 10 Research

CuraMedix Attends STORZ Medical Annual Meeting and Celebrates the Shock Wave Leader’s 30th Anniversary

Posted by Elise Hamann on September 27, 2018

Representing CuraMedix and the United States, Gregory Mercure and Elise Hamann recently attended the STORZ Medical Annual Distributor Meeting in Berlin, Germany. 

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Topics: Tradeshows and Events

FOX61 Health Watch: Dr. Peter Bellezza Uses EPAT to Help Treat Runners’ Pain

Posted by Elise Hamann on September 20, 2018

Too often, runners feel they have no other choice than to just “run through their pain.” In fact, that sentiment is true of many athletes who struggle with acute and chronic musculoskeletal pain such as foot and heel discomfort. 

That’s why Dr. Peter Bellezza, of the Bristol Hospital Multi-Specialty Group and Bristol Hospital's Center for Orthopedic and Spine Health located in Bristol, Connecticut, is committed to helping active patients discover a better way; one that helps them get back to doing what they love without surgery or downtime. In this FOX61 news segment, Dr. Bellezza discusses his successful use of non-invasive EPAT.

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Topics: EPAT

Chiropractor Touts EPAT As Game Changer for His Patients and Practice

Posted by Elise Hamann on September 7, 2018

The Challenge

Over the years, esteemed chiropractor Dr. Nathanson has built his practice on reputation and referrals. He has gained a strong following of dedicated professionals who work with active clients who don’t want to be on the sidelines; clients including personal trainers, CrossFit® trainers, yoga instructors and tennis professionals. However, Dr. Nathanson was finding that his once-reliable traditional manual therapy methods were no longer meeting his patients’ needs. When one of his patients came to him with frozen shoulder, he was only able to help her experience minimal relief. Having always been interested in learning about new techniques and approaches to help his patients, Dr. Nathanson was inspired to research other modalities.

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Topics: Practice Profiles

Digital Check-Up for Physicians: 10 Ways You Can Improve Your Online Reputation

Posted by Elise Hamann on September 6, 2018

 

For physicians of every type, your online visibility plays an increasingly critical role in your practice’s success. Favorable reviews and ratings can help bring new patients through your door. Conversely, a negative online portrayal can do just the opposite.

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Leading Sports Medicine Physician Attracts More Patients, Improves Clinical Outcomes

Posted by Elise Hamann on September 5, 2018

The Challenge

Dr. Conenello was seeing a noticeable shift in patient care: an increasing number of his patients were inquiring about alternatives to surgery so they could get back on their feet sooner and feel better faster. Traditional treatment options, many of which involved sidelining patients for six weeks in a boot, required a wait-and-see approach that felt dated. Dr. Conenello wanted to offer his patients an innovative approach that reflected their needs and was both evidence-based and clinically proven.

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Topics: Practice Profiles

Podiatrist’s Integration of EPAT Improved Patient Outcomes and Increased Practice Revenue

Posted by Elise Hamann on September 4, 2018

The Challenge

Podiatric Surgeon Dr. Joaquin Balaguer was interested in finding additional ways to grow his thriving practice and improve patient outcomes. His focus was integrating new and innovative technologies to support changing demands: many of his patients had been asking about non-invasive treatment options as an alternative to surgery, and Dr. Balaguer was particularly interested in shock wave. However, he had tried another company’s shock wave device and it did not provide the results he knew his patients deserved. As a result, Dr. Balaguer was both wary of the technology and concerned that a new device could be a poor investment.

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Topics: Practice Profiles

Shock Waves in Sports Medicine: A Research Overview for Physicians

Posted by Elise Hamann on August 15, 2018

Nowadays, Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy (ESWT) is increasingly becoming a well-established treatment option that’s used throughout a variety of medical disciplines. Many studies have reinforced the effectiveness and safety of both focused and radial ESWT, particularly for the treatment of musculoskeletal pathologies.

Such studies provide valuable insights to physicians who use or are considering using ESWT in their own practices. The complete compilation of research is documented in detail in the Level 10 Series of books, with each book focusing on a different medical specialty. 

Shock Waves in Sports Medicine. This overview can serve as a helpful precursor to give you a glimpse of what you’ll find in the complete Level 10 book. We’ve highlighted a few different sections in addition to providing a full listing of research conducted by well-respected, internationally-known medical experts. Highlights includes the following: 

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Topics: EPAT

Research Analysis: What is the Correlation of Shock Wave and Patient Satisfaction?

Posted by Elise Hamann on August 13, 2018

Insights from Award-Winning Research Presented at this Year’s APMA Conference

For physicians who rely on shock wave as a treatment option for their patients—and for physicians who are still considering integrating it into their practice—it’s important to continually share critical findings that help other medical professionals stay focused on patient care and satisfaction.

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Topics: EPAT