The Sound Alternative to Surgery

Shockwave Therapy Experts

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  • About Sonex Orthopedics
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End the Pain and Increase Function

Non-Invasive, No Surgery, No Injections

Fast Long-Term Relief with No Downtime

FDA Approved, Proven Safe and Effective

More Effective than Surgery

About Sonex Orthopedics

What we do at Sonex Orthopedics is simple, we improve our client’s quality of life through the natural healing stimulated by High-Energy and Low-Energy Shockwave Therapy (HeSWT & LeSWT). 

We are the first practice that specializes in Shockwave Therapy and the only practice that treats every injury with only FDA approved devices.

With insurers restricting treatment choices and the rate of surgery increasing, Sonex was created to provide a proven and effective, non-invasive alternative to surgery when conservative treatments have failed.

With over 20 years of Shockwave Therapy experience, Sonex can restore your functionality and get you back to doing the things you love.

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Travel to Austin

Many patients travel to Austin for treatment.  While there are no restrictions on travel after your treatment, we recommend spending the night in Austin if you are traveling by air.  We are located approximately 35 minutes from Austin Bergstrom International Airport (AUS).  The Arboretum area of Austin is just minutes away with numerous hotel, restaurant, and entertainment options or you can venture into Austin for some great barbeque and live music.  Please contact us if you need assistance making your travel arrangements.  

Our Team

Ryan Sieg

Dr. Ryan Sieg, Medical Advisor

Dr. Ryan Sieg is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine and osteoarthritis, as well as combat trauma having served in the middle east. Dr. Sieg is a strong proponent that surgery should be the last resort, but that patients often lack any other option.

When he first learned about Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy and its safety and efficacy for treating numerous injuries, he immediately recognized the benefits to patients and has been hooked ever since.

Dr. Sieg has his BS in Biochemistry/Biophysics and MS in Organic Chemistry from the University of Oregon and his MD from the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences.

In his free time, Dr. Sieg enjoys power lifting, playing the guitar, off-roading in his jeep, and traveling.

Dr. John Furia, Medical Advisor

Dr. John Furia is a board certified orthopedic surgeon and one of the foremost experts globally in the field of Shockwave Therapy. Dr. Furia stumbled upon Shockwave Therapy years ago while it was still in its infancy in Germany.

He quickly became an early adopter of the treatment in the United States and a recognized expert. Dr. Furia has authored numerous published studies on Shockwave Therapy and is a regular speaker at international conferences.

He earned his BS with Honors in Neural Science from Brown University and his MD from Vanderbilt University. Dr. Furia enjoys running, cycling, traveling, and wine collecting in his free time.

Roger Davis, APRN, CRNA

Roger Davis is an Advance Practice Registered Nurse, Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist with over 25 years of medical experience in various specialties and locations ranging from Iraq to the OR.

Roger first learned about Shockwave Therapy while working with military doctors using it to treat Soldiers with severe Plantar Fasciitis. As a former athlete, he was amazed at the effectiveness and short recovery time; and has since become an expert on all indications that can be treated with Shockwave Therapy.

Roger earned his BSN from San Jose State and his MS from Georgetown University. He enjoys working out, spending time with his wife and five children, and spoiling his granddaughter.

Sarah Houghton

Sarah Houghton, CNA

Sarah Houghton is a Certified Nurses Aid with experience ranging from primary care to most hospital departments, as well as hospital administration as an officer in the Army Reserves.

Sarah has seen firsthand the risks and recovery associated with surgery and first discovered Shockwave Therapy while researching non-invasive treatments.

She earned a BS in Biomedical Science from Tarleton State University. Sarah enjoys Olympic weightlifting, backpacking, and is a drilling reservist with the Army Reserves.

Sean Vieira, President

Sean was first introduced to Focused High-energy Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy (He-SWT) as a patient. After being a collegiate gymnast and over 20 years of military service; Sean developed severe patellar tendinopathy and was in constant pain.

After months of other treatments, Sean found HeSWT by chance and had the treatment. It worked so well that he decided to partner with foremost HeSWT expert in the US, Dr. Furia, to give everyone the opportunity to experience this amazing treatment.

Sean earned his BS in Computer Science from the United States Naval Academy and his MBA with Honors from Thunderbird. He enjoys working out and occasionally beating his kids at Xbox; and currently serves in the Texas Army National Guard.

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