The Sound Alternative to Surgery

OsteoWave® High-energy Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy

The best treatment to end the pain and increase function from osteoarthritis

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

OsteoWave® - Osteoarthritis Treatment

Osteoarthritis can be disruptive, frustrating, and demoralizing; but it does not have to be. Its effects range from mild discomfort that is an annoyance to severe pain that keeps you from doing the things you love.

Medication and joint injections can provide some relief, but only short-term; and no one wants to get a joint replaced. OsteoWave® High-energy Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy is the osteoarthritis treatment you are looking for.  Joints treated include:

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Knee

Thumb – CMC Joint

Shoulder

 

Hip

Big Toe – MTP Joint

OsteoWave®

FAQs

Depending on the severity of osteoarthritis and other factors, one to three sessions will be needed to end your pain and increase your function.

OsteoWave® initiates healing of the bone and soft tissue of the joint so it provides long-term results. The results normally last for several years but that can be extended or shortened by numerous factors such as level of activity, age, weight, and others. While engaging in strenuous, high-impact activities may shorten the period of relief, it is safe and effective to treat the joint again.

A referral from your doctor is not required for OsteoWave® although you must have a diagnosis of osteoarthritis from an MD. OsteoWave® is for mild to severe osteoarthritis so there is no need to suffer through injections or other conservative treatments first. OsteoWave can be your first and last treatment for your osteoarthritis.

For the vast majority of patients, no, but occasionally there can be some discomfort at the higher energy levels. We do several things to ensure your comfort. First, the treatment site is often numbed with a local anesthesia (field block). We also understand that you may be nervous about the procedure so we offer a fast acting sedative. During the treatment, we constantly communicate with you as the energy level is slowly increased. If it starts getting uncomfortable, we can slow the rate of increase and allow the analgesic effects of the shockwaves to set in before increasing further.

Unfortunately, insurance does not normally reimburse for SWT so we are strictly self-pay, although you can use your HSA or FSA. We do offer short and long term financing through CareCredit.

Most adults of any age can be treated with OsteoWave. Tumors in the joint being treated is a disqualifier and those on blood thinners or with blood clotting issues will need to receive clearance from their treating physician first. Other than that, OsteoWave® is a great alternative to invasive joint injections and risky joint replacement surgery for the vast majority of people.

What Clients & Experts Say

“I am extremely pleased with the results and would like to thank the staff at Sonex Orthopedics for helping me get back to running pain free.”
Brandon K.
(Plantar Fasciitis)
“I'm still in the process of working back up to maximal effort, but even at this stage of recovery the improvement is substantial and close to amazing. I'd 100% recommend this service to others.”
Edward B.
(Osteoarthritis)
“The true test came that following Monday when it was time to head back to work and tackle the stairs. I was able to walk up and down the stairs for the first time in months without any pain. Having this procedure done has been a life changing experience. I have zero pain/discomfort and far more mobility than I thought possible.”
Norine S.
(Osteoarthritis)
“Fixed my chronic patellar tendinosis”
Kyle M.

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