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Preference for ESWT machines?

Posted by Buck T. on 9/10/03 at 10:43 (129436)

According to my POD, all the ESWT machines are beneficial. But does anyone prefer the dornier or the ossatron or the sonocur? Do they need to put you to sleep for both the dornier and ossatron?

Re: Preference for ESWT machines?

Scott D. on 9/10/03 at 13:00 (129449)


You will find that different people have different preferences. Each of the machines have different features. We use the Dornier and patients receive only a local injection to be treated with it. The Ossatron is also used with a local and sometimes with IV sedation. The Sonocur is not FDA approved for treating plantar fasciitis.

Re: Preference for ESWT machines?

Dr. Z on 9/10/03 at 15:35 (129470)


If you go to the web site http://www.eswtusa.com . We have a comparison of all three USA machine for ESWT. May help you make your decision as to which machine you should have for your ESWT treatment

Re: Preference for ESWT machines?

Ed Davis, DPM on 9/10/03 at 15:50 (129477)


I use all 3 machines, although, I have not used the Ossatron in a while.
I have noted no differences in results.

Re: Preference for ESWT machines?

Buck T. on 9/10/03 at 16:00 (129481)

Thank you Scott, Dr. Z and Dr. Davis for the help.