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EPAT After Care Instructions

Dr Dean Dorfman EPAT Boca Raton PodiatristHere are the after care instructions for Extracorporeal Pulse Activation Treatment (EPAT):

• No NSAIDS i.e.: Advil, Aleve, Motrin
• Tylenol/Acetometaphen is Okay
• Ice afterwards- 20 minutes on 20 minutes off
• No barefoot walking
• Low impact exercise
• It is normal to have a small decrease in pain for the first 2-3 treatments or to experience the same pain level until after the 4th treatment. After the 4th treatment allow a 2 week break. Note each treatment is cumulative and they continue to build on themselves to promote tissue healing and regeneration. It may take several weeks after the last treatment to reach maximum improvement.