What is Acoustic Shockwave Therapy (AWT)?


Acoustic shockwave therapy (also known as Acoustic Wave Therapy, or AWT) uses the energy from low-intensity shock waves to trigger a process called neovascularization in the penis. Neovascularization creates new blood vessels and new blood supply in the corpus cavernosum of the penile shaft, which improves and increases blood flow. Microtrauma is caused in the tissue that helps the body develop a new blood supply, this is called angiogenesis.

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How Does Acoustic Shockwave Therapy Help with Erectile Dysfunction (ED)?

ed treatment buffalo nyBlood flow is the critical component of a man getting an erection. When a man is sexually stimulated, the arteries relax and open up. At the same time, veins close up. Now the penis fills with blood; the blood is what makes the penis firm. By building new blood vessels and improving blood circulation, acoustic shockwave therapy helps restore natural function without the need for reliance on ED pills.

Who is a Good Candidate for Acoustic Shockwave Therapy?

Men who have erectile dysfunction are good candidates for acoustic wave therapy with Dr. Bertolino. The process is well tolerated and non-invasive. It doesn’t matter if the patient is taking medication for erectile dysfunction or not.

“I am a 71 year old male that is suffering the normal degradation in performance in the bedroom. Dr. Bertolino performed the Acoustic Wave Therapy (EPAT) on me and it was definitely a success. The procedure was not painful and the Doctor was good about telling me what I could and could not expect for the outcome. I have to say I am very pleased with the results. My penis is definitely thicker, and erections are stronger. I would recommend it.”

What are the Benefits of Acoustic Shockwave Therapy?

ed treatment williamsville nyBlood flow is critical to gaining and maintaining and erection. As men age, their circulation decreases as a natural byproduct of aging. This can lead to erectile dysfunction. For many men, there is a serious stigma to this and it can lead to issues with self-esteem. While pills for erectile dysfunction are effective, acoustic shockwave therapy may be able to return a patient’s ability to naturally gain erections without the ED treatment drugs.

How is Acoustic Shockwave Therapy ED Treatment Different from Viagra or Cialis?

ED treatment pharmaceuticals are a temporary solution to the problem. They dilate only existing blood supply for erections, they don’t create new vessels the way AWT does.

Why Do You Suggest Acoustic Shockwave Therapy with the P-Shot?

Acoustic Shockwave Therapy and the P-Shot complement one another. PRP helps develop new blood supply as well, giving a better, stronger result.

Is the Acoustic Shockwave Therapy Procedure Painful?

Dr. Bertolino has found six treatments, twice a week over three weeks, to be sufficient.

What Our Patients Have to Say

“I went to Dr. Bertolino for an embarrassing male issue. He offers a variety of treatments that other Dr’s will not offer anywhere else even close to WNY. He is very understanding and easy to talk to about your health issue. His only focus is to help you get the most out of the treatments. I got the most promising results to date compared to anything else I have tried. The staff is great too. You can communicate over the phone or email.”

“I am a 79 years young physician. I took Shock Wave Therapy for Peyronie’s Disease and ED from Dr. Bertolino in Feb 2029. In May 2019, I noticed a certain improvement in softening of hardened tissues and reduction of angulation and definite return of erections – almost 80 % of normal. I definitely recommend this treatment from Dr. Bertolino to anyone with Peyronie’s disease and angulation with diminished erectile ability.”

“A lifelong athlete, I found my energy and recovery lagging as I approached 50. After receiving hormone replacement therapy, I felt energized again. My overall well being has improved dramatically.
I followed up the hormone therapy with Acoustic Wave Therapy. I can describe the results with one word…WOW! I feel like a teenager again.
I highly recommend Dr. Bertolino and his friendly staff for making me feel comfortable and welcomed. The results speak for themselves.”

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How Many ED Treatment Sessions are Necessary?

Each ED treatment session is 15 minutes in length and is completely painless.

How Much Downtime is Involved with the Acoustic Shockwave Therapy Procedure?

There is no downtime with Acoustic Wave Therapy and the P-Shot, you can resume intimacy right away.

How Long Do the Results of Acoustic Shockwave Therapy Last?

Results vary by the patient, but most can expect improvements for up to a year.

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If you are looking for ED treatment and are interested in Acoustic Shockwave Therapy in Buffalo or Williamsville, NY, contact us today to schedule an appointment! Call (716) 633-6100 or fill out our contact form today.

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