Low-Intensity Shockwave Therapy Procedure During the procedure, the urologist will move a wand-like device around different areas of the penis. Individual results may vary; however, some studies have shown that a positive response can last up to two years. In general, patients can see final results that last for 1 to 2 years without any maintenance treatment. This makes shock wave therapy one of the most effective and long-lasting treatment options for erectile dysfunction.
It also means that you can expect to live your life without worrying about taking pills or having frequent appointments. As the aging process continues, some of your concerns may return. At this point, most patients choose to undergo regular treatments from now on to maintain their desired results. These waves help increase healthy blood circulation throughout the penis, which is necessary to achieve and maintain an erection.
There are several factors that can affect the time it takes for shockwave therapy to take effect, such as the patient's age, medical history, and the severity of erectile dysfunction (ED). The powerful waves used during this treatment can slowly break down penile scar tissue over time. Many people are familiar with the medications available and are usually considered first as a therapy, but as technology has evolved, there are also new therapies. Like all therapies, low-intensity shockwave therapy isn't the best for everyone, but there are many people who are excellent candidates for this treatment.
It applies brief, frequent, high-intensity bursts of energy (in the form of an ultrasonic shock wave) to injured, scarred, or adherent soft tissue. Low-Intensity Shockwave Therapy (LiSWT) is a non-invasive, non-surgical treatment that helps improve blood flow in the penis to generally improve the strength and quality of the erection. Low-Intensity Shockwave Therapy (LISWT) has been used for years to help heal wounds and improve the healing of bone fractures and damaged or inflamed tendons and ligaments. Shockwave therapy helps the body dissolve fibrous scar tissue and treat this condition, helping to restore a man's sex life.
Shockwave therapy may be a viable option for men who haven't gotten the results they wanted with other types of erectile dysfunction treatments. Studies have shown that low-energy shockwave therapy can improve the response to oral medications for erectile dysfunction. Shockwave therapy is designed to treat erectile dysfunction with high-frequency, low-energy shockwaves aimed at the penis.