Please answer re: imaging/pfPosted by Annie on 11/08/04 at 19:45 (163282)
I had orthotripsy over 3 months ago and my foot pain has gotten progressively worse to where I can't even take a few steps. I am worried and would like the podiatrist to look at the tissue more carefully. Can this be done with an MRI or an ultrasound?
Re: Please answer re: imaging/pfDr. Z on 11/09/04 at 01:28 (163299)
Re: Please answer re: imaging/pfPat on 11/09/04 at 15:31 (163364)
I'm just curious what orthotripsy is
Re: Please answer re: imaging/pfLori on 11/11/04 at 13:26 (163571)
'Orthotripsy is a non-invasive procedure for orthopedic applications. Orthotripsy utilizes the same technology as lithotripsy for kidney stones; very strong acoustic (sound) waves that produce a shock wave. Science has proven that shockwaves stimulate bone growth and promote the healing of tendinopathies'.
Re: Please answer re: imaging/pfPat on 11/11/04 at 15:19 (163582)
O.k. Thank you for your explanation.