Exciting News From ESWT New Partners!

Effective Shock Wave Therapy has some new partners servicing patients with Plantar Fasciitis in the Boston area.  One of which is New England Podiatry located in Newton Wellesley Hospital.  The official announcement is coming soon and other new partners are on the horizon throughout the Northeast.  For more information about about New England Podiatry including locations please visit their website at www.newenglandpodiatry.com.

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Does Obama has plantar fasciitis from playing basketball?

If he does, ESWT could help him for sure.  Here is a link to the article that describes plantar fasciitis as well as the author’s view of renaming PF to Basketball Heel.

Plantar Fasciitis: Is ‘Basketball Heel’ to Blame for Obama’s Foot Pain?

Olympics Are Around The Corner, Be The Best You Can Be!

Currently Olympic athletes are doing what they can to get ready for this summer’s Olympics and you can too.  Treat your plantar fasciitis or tennis elbow today!

Read this article about how Crista Cullen used ESWT to treat her heel pain to keep her dreams alive in this year Games.

Medics help keep Olympic dream alive

MD News Article About the Benefits ESWT

In the May/ June issue of MD News, Dr. Rocco Petrozzi, Assistant Professor and Chairman of Podiatric Medicine at the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine who practices at the Cleveland Foot & Ankle Institute talks about the benefits and procedure of ESWT for Plantar Fasciitis.

Shockwave Therapy: Modern Technology for Successful Treatment of Plantar Fasciitis

Olympic Runner Carrie Tollefson Used Sonocur Treatment for Heel Pain

Carrie Tollefson is an American middle distance runner who was on the US 2004 Summer Olympic team. She suffered from plantar fasciitis and used a Sonocur for her treatment back in 2003 before the Olympics. Here is an article from Running Times Magazine about her comback : http://runningtimes.com/Article.aspx?ArticleID=3764

In terms of treatment, Tollefson’s medical team left no known mode of plantar fasciitis therapy untried: iontophoresis, cortisone shots, acupuncture, active-release therapy, icing, and Sonorex shockwave treatments from Dr. Bill Roberts, which Tollefson credits more than anything else with her eventual recovery.