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What is shockwave therapy and how might it help men with erectile dysfunction? | ISSM

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26 Aug 2017 - General
 
Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy (ESWT) is gaining ground as new hope for musculoskeletal disorders that are intractable to pain medications and physical therapy. It has given patients the option of avoiding surgery. However, the use of ESWT is not limited to musculoskeletal conditions as it is currently approved for use in Peyronie's Disease ( a disease where scar tissue forms within the penis). This has now led to experiments of ESWT for patients with erectile dysfunction. At low-level int...
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