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shock wave treatment for heel spur

Posted by Maureenkw on 9/03/01 at 13:14 (058927)

Anyone heard to new treatment that uses sound waves to pulverize heel spurs like they do for kidney stones ? Call extracorpusal or something like that ? Would really appreciate any info.

Re: shock wave treatment for heel spur

Pauline on 9/03/01 at 16:55 (058942)

Hi Maureen,
You can find out about ESWT right here on this site. Scott has made this information available. You can also check out the various locations where ESWT is available. Many people do not know about ESWT so your one of the lucky ones. Scotts book will arm you with great information. You'll feel well informed when you visit the doctor.
Good luck with your treatments.

Re: shock wave treatment for heel spur

Dr. Zuckerman on 9/10/01 at 08:35 (059704)

This is an excellent site for ESWT informaton. ESWT has been used in thousands of chronic heel pain patients with very effective pain relief

Re: shock wave treatment for heel spur

Pauline on 9/03/01 at 16:55 (058942)

Hi Maureen,
You can find out about ESWT right here on this site. Scott has made this information available. You can also check out the various locations where ESWT is available. Many people do not know about ESWT so your one of the lucky ones. Scotts book will arm you with great information. You'll feel well informed when you visit the doctor.
Good luck with your treatments.

Re: shock wave treatment for heel spur

Dr. Zuckerman on 9/10/01 at 08:35 (059704)

This is an excellent site for ESWT informaton. ESWT has been used in thousands of chronic heel pain patients with very effective pain relief