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Swiss PiezoClast

Swiss PiezoClast

The Swiss PiezoClast is the latest addition to a range of products in orthopaedics generating focused shockwaves for the treatment of various indications of the musculoskeletal system such as calcifying tendinitis of the shoulder, superficial pseudarthrosis and patella tip syndrome. Other indications successfully treated with the EMS Swiss PiezoClast are myofascial trigger points in the upper and lower extremities, shoulder girdle and hip area.

Depending upon the specific condition and indication of each individual case, the Swiss PiezoClast allows to adapt energy level and penetration depth as required. Its focused shockwaves are generated based on the piezoelectric principle.

The shape of the handpiece focuses the piezoelectrically generated shockwaves in a single therapeutic focus through thousands of small crystals in the applicator head. The shockwaves are translated past the skin and superficial tissues without effect but instead focused at the desired tissue depth adjustable between 5 and 40 mm.

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Description

  • Piezoceramic technology delivering large cigar-shaped (5dB) Shock Waves and high cavitation levels
  • High range of intensity and energy delivered
  • Deep Treat pathologies down to 80 mm
  • The original PiezoClast with its “easy to read” LCD screenReduction of pain felt by nerve fibers
  • Increase of blood circulation in surrounding soft tissues
  • Beginning of healing process triggered by stem cells activation

Indications

  • Calcifying tendonitis of the shoulder / subacromial pain syndrome
  • Tennis elbow (Epicondylitis humeri radialis)
  • Greater trochanteric pain syndrome
  • Patella tip syndrome
  • Osgood-Schlatter disease
  • Medial tibial stress syndrome
  • Insertional Achilles tendinopathy
  • Midportion Achilles tendinopathy
  • Plantar fasciopathy
  • Myofascial pain syndrome / trigger point treatment
  • Idiopathic lower back pain / pseudoradicular syndrome
  • Peyronie‘s disease (Induratio penis plastica)
  • Acute and chronic soft tissue wounds (including diabetic foot ulcera)
  • Primary and secundary lymphedema
  • Cellulite

Technical Specifications

Product Reference FT-204W
Technology/ies Focused ESWT with piezoelectric generator
Clinical Studies 26 Randomized Controlled Trials – More than 125 Publications
Controls LCD screen with frequency and pressure controller
Frequency range 1 – 8 Hz
Intensity level level 1 – 20
 Impulse range 500 – 9500
Energy output Positive Energy Density: Up to 0.42mJ/mm2 Total Energy Density: Up to 0.82mJ/mm2
Cavitation Down to 8cm
Dimensions in mm H. 170 x W. 395 x D. 400
Weight in [kg] Approx. 45 Kg
Classification 93/42 EEC: Class II b EN 60601-1: Class I