Most patients with ED rely on shockwave treatment in order to maintain their sexual function; providing a treatment for men with ED that is rehabilitative, enables them to regain spontaneous sexual activity with normal intimacy and without adverse effects is an unmet medical goal.
Ed shockwave therapy machine principle:
The principle is that shock waves are applied to the penis through a probe on the skin. It is believed that the shock waves cause mild trauma to the blood vessels, which then release growth factors. These growth factors stimulate the formation of new blood vessels as well as repair of the lining of the existing blood vessels. it may break up the plaque blocking the blood flow in small vessels, or it may cause stem cells to migrate to the area, which then create new blood vessels.
The extraordinary feature of Shockwave is that it is the first potential non-surgical curative treatment for ED. Shockwave treatment potentially improves a man’s sexual functioning whenever he is sexually active. This may allow him to get and maintain a good erection without requiring an immediate intervention, or improve his function so that he can use a less invasive method to be successful.
In addition to the treatment of Erectile Dysfunction. It can also be used to treat a variety of musculoskeletal disorders, such as：
Elbow - tennis or golfer's elbow
Knee - patellar tendinitis and shin pain
Foot - plantar fasciitis and Achilles tendonitis
Shoulder - rotator cuff tendinitis and calcific
Hip - trochanteric bursitis
Muscles - various trigger points throughout body
Q. What signs indicate this therapy is needed?
A. Shock wave therapy may treat conditions such as degenerated tendons (Achilles tendonitis), heel pain (plantar fasciitis) and tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis).
Q. How Long Does Treatment Last?
A. The therapy session takes about 15 minutes depending on the disorder that is treated. In general, 3-5 sessions are necessary at weekly intervals. The greatest success rate when dealing with problem areas is achieved by following a 12 week treatment program.
Q. When should I avoid this therapy?
A. Complications are infrequent with shock wave therapy. People who have poor sensation (neuropathy) or hypersensitivity in the target area should not have this procedure. Open sores should also be avoided. Shock wave therapy is not used in patients with heart conditions or seizures. It should not be used during pregnancy. This should be discussed with your physician before undergoing the procedure.