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ESWT treatment for Erectile Dysfunction Erectile Dysfunction, also called impotence, is a condition where a man is unable to get or maintain an erection to such an extent that penetration during sexual activity cannot be achieved. The condition can happen at any age but it is far more common in older men. As men get older, particularly once they have passed the age of 40, it is not unusual to experience changes in their erectile function. This can take the...

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Do you understand shockwaves? ESWT Treatment – Still on the Mark. The treatment makes use of the unique characteristic of shockwaves. Unlike ultrasound which has a sinusoidal waveform, shockwaves have high pressure amplitudes with very quick rise times and a frequency ranging from the audible to the far ultrasonic level. The intense changes in pressure produce strong waves of compression and tensile forces that can travel through any elastic medium such as water. The repetition of the shockwaves stimulates the...

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Long Term Results for Plantar fasciitis ( with or without heel spur)? Plantar Fasciitis can be a difficult problem to cure particularly when all options already seem to have been considered.  A recent study of patients with chronic plantar fasciitis using Extra- corporeal shockwave treatment to eliminate their pain shows that the long term results are very favourable using this method & its clinical application has been very successful when compared to other conservative treatments.  Available through Queensland Lithotripsy Services (...

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Men’s Health Clinic Queensland Lithotripsy Services is now accepting referrals from GPs and Specialists for both Peyronie’s Disease (PD) and Erectile dysfunction(ED). Using State of the art Stortz Duolith equipment, with the Duolith SD1 Ultra digital ultrasound modular, treating Peyronies and Erectile dysfunction has become completely non- invasive with no injections, just soundwave technology. Peyronies Disease Although the causes of Peyronies disease is not completely understood it is believed to be the consequence of micro trauma, usually the result of...

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The first lithotripsy unit set up in Qld was in Brisbane in October 1990 and was the first machine used to treat kidney stones in the state treating patients from Townsville, Rockhampton , Gold coast, Toowoomba……Urologists would fly down with their patients to do a list regularly. The original machine from the early 1980’s was called the HM1 Or Human model 1 and comprised a huge water bath, the Dornier MFL 5000 replaced the need for using a water bath...

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