WHAT IS SHOCKWAVE THERAPY?
SURGERY AND MEDICATION-FREE SOLUTION
How Does Shockwave Therapy work?
who is a gooD CaNDiDaTe for shoCkwave Therapy?
Shockwave Therapy is ideal for patients with mild to moderate erectile dysfunction. Men with severe ED may need longer treatments and are less likely to respond.
A reasonable expectation is that men who generally benefit from oral medication for ED will no longer need pills if they respond well to Shockwave Therapy. Additionally, men who do not respond to oral medication may benefit better from Shockwave Therapy. Overall, about 65% of men respond to treatment.
Shockwave Therapy can be a beneficial treatment to men who have the beginning signs of erectile dysfunction, as well as men who use injection medications for ED.
how likely will shoCkwave Therapy work?
After treating patients for several years, UCNT patients have a 65% success rate.
Low intensity wave therapy has proven to help men respond to oral medication again who previously may not or stopped responding to oral medication. Treatment can also help strengthen erections in men who use injection therapy.*
Does shoCkwave Therapy hUrT?
Although you may feel a sense of tingling in your penis during treatment, Shockwave Therapy is painless* and very safe.
how safe is shoCkwave Therapy?
The low intensity acoustic waves that Shockwave Therapy uses have been utilized worldwide to treat thousands of men in cardiology, orthopedics and urology, with a long safety record. As with any treatment, there are some risks, but they are rare.*
oTher faCTs aboUT shoCkwave Therapy
The technology behind Shockwave Therapy was developed and FDA approved for orthopedic conditions. Shockwave Therapy is performed using an FDA cleared machine but is not specifically FDA approved for use in erectile dysfunction.
Shockwave Therapy is not a covered benefit by insurance companies and is an out-of-pocket cost to the patient.
who shoUlD i Talk To aboUT sTarTiNg shoCkwave Therapy?
Your Urology Clinics of North Texas urologist can tell you more about Shockwave Therapy and help you determine if it is an appropriate treatment option for you.