Soft tissue pain effects millions of people every day. For some people, this pain is a nuisance. But for many, it is physically debilitating, reducing their quality of life and limiting their ability to enjoy activities with family and friends.
How does Radial Pulse Therapy (RPT) work?
The enPuls device delivers mechanical energy to the target tissue. The energy will treat area soft tissue pain, increase the circulation and also improve tissue tone.
Will I experience pain during treatment?
Radial Pulse Therapy creates a a mechanical stress that may cause mild discomfort during treatment. Depending on the desired depth of penetration, varying amounts of energy may be utilized to create the desired effect. Some soreness may be experienced post-treatment.
How long will the pain relief last after treatment?
Most patients report some pain relief after the first treatment. However, the effects are most prominent after the second or third treatment. Your clinician will be able to help you through this process. Patients respond differently, based on their condition.
How many treatments are required on average?
The normal number of treatments for most conditions is 4 to 5. Certain conditions may require up to a maximum of 7 treatments. 4 to 10 days between treatments is recommended to allow the body to recover naturally. If the maximum of 7 treatments is required, it is advisable to wait 4 to 6 weeks before the next treatment to the same body area.
Can I continue normal physical exercise or playing sports after RPT?
Physical exercise promotes metabolism and the restructuring processes in the tissue. You may continue your physical activities within the guidelines set by your health care provider.
Is RPT covered by my insurance carrier?
Unfortunately, at this time radial pulse therapy is not a covered benefit by most insurance carriers. Our office offers this service as a cash option for those who are suffering from conditions such as Achilles tendon pain, foot pain, and limited range of motion due to scar tissue. After an initial consultation with your podiatrist he may discuss this as a treatment option going forward. For a brochure or pricing information please email our Billing Department.