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Harnessing the Power of Regenerative Technologies: EMTT and ESWT for Arthritic Knee Pain Relief

Arthritic knee pain can be debilitating, affecting mobility and overall quality of life. At Impact Physical Therapy Wellness and Performance in Sioux City and Akron, IA, we understand the challenges faced by those suffering from arthritis. Our mission is to provide cutting-edge, effective treatments that offer relief and improve well-being. Two of the most promising regenerative technologies we offer are Extracorporeal Magnetotransduction Therapy (EMTT) and Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy (ESWT). In this blog post, we’ll explore how these innovative therapies can help alleviate arthritic knee pain and enhance your quality of life.

Understanding Arthritic Knee Pain

Arthritis in the knee occurs when the cartilage that cushions the ends of the bones wears away, causing pain, swelling, and stiffness. This can severely limit mobility and lead to a decrease in the ability to perform everyday activities. Traditional treatments often focus on pain management, physical therapy, and in severe cases, surgery. However, regenerative technologies like EMTT and ESWT are revolutionizing the approach to arthritis treatment, offering hope for long-term relief and improved joint function.

What is EMTT?

Extracorporeal Magnetotransduction Therapy (EMTT) is a non-invasive treatment that uses high-energy magnetic fields to stimulate cellular repair and regeneration. The magnetic fields penetrate deep into the tissues, promoting increased blood flow and reducing inflammation. This helps to accelerate the healing process and provides pain relief.

Benefits of EMTT for Arthritic Knee Pain:

  • Non-Invasive: No surgery or injections required.
  • Pain Relief: Effective in reducing pain and inflammation.
  • Improved Mobility: Helps restore joint function and range of motion.
  • Quick Treatment: Sessions are typically short, making it convenient for patients.

What is ESWT?

Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy (ESWT) involves the application of acoustic waves to the affected area. These shock waves stimulate the body’s natural healing processes by increasing blood flow, reducing inflammation, and promoting the regeneration of damaged tissues. ESWT is particularly effective for chronic conditions like arthritis, where traditional treatments may have failed to provide adequate relief.

Benefits of ESWT for Arthritic Knee Pain:

  • Non-Surgical: Avoids the risks associated with surgery.
  • Pain Reduction: Provides significant pain relief and reduces swelling.
  • Enhanced Healing: Stimulates tissue regeneration and repair.
  • Long-Lasting Effects: Offers lasting relief with continued improvement over time.

How EMTT and ESWT Work Together

At Impact Physical Therapy Wellness and Performance, we often combine EMTT and ESWT to maximize the benefits for our patients. The magnetic fields from EMTT can enhance the effects of the shock waves from ESWT, leading to a more comprehensive approach to pain relief and healing. This combination therapy targets the root cause of arthritic pain, providing a more effective and holistic treatment option.

Patient Success Stories

Many of our patients have experienced remarkable improvements with EMTT and ESWT. One such patient, Julie, struggled with severe arthritic knee pain that limited her ability to walk and enjoy daily activities. After a series of EMTT and ESWT sessions, Jane reported significant pain reduction and improved mobility, allowing her to return to her favorite hobbies with ease.


If you’re suffering from arthritic knee pain, regenerative technologies like EMTT and ESWT offer promising solutions for pain relief and improved joint function. At Impact Physical Therapy Wellness and Performance, we are dedicated to providing the latest and most effective treatments to help you live a pain-free and active life. Contact us today to schedule a consultation and learn more about how EMTT and ESWT can benefit you.

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Keith Roed
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