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ESWT questions

Posted by BJC on 6/25/00 at 14:15 (022381)

I have been reading all the info on ESWT treatment, and for all the technical information I still don't understand just how it works. For instance, I have thickened fascia. Does ESWT thin out the fascia? And if it does, and the waves are pinpointed, how is the entire fascia become thinned? And if the fascia is inflammed, how is the inflammation reduced by the pinpoint wave? And what if the pain moves around to different areas at different times, including the achilles area? How does that affect the post treatment pain relief? And finally, what is the cost per treatment (a friend of mine needs to know)?

Sorry for all the questions...just trying to understand how it works.
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