Shockwave Therapy

Summary of “Shockwave Therapy in the Treatment of Peyronie’s Disease”

***Trost Commentary and Key Take-Home Points*** Shockwave therapy is a very hot topic in sexual medicine and is very commonly advertised for Peyronie’s Disease and erectile dysfunction.  However, as of August, 2020, shockwave therapy is not ready for primetime and should not be recommended or used in Peyronie’s Disease.  Although a full description of data behind that comment is …

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Summary of “Contemporary Thoughts on the Role of Shockwave Therapy in Peyronie’s Disease”

–Trost Commentary and Key Take-Aways– Shock wave therapy has recently become in vogue as an alternative treatment option for PD.  However, patients need to recognize that there really are no consistent data demonstrating any benefits.  The American Urological Association and the Sexual Medicine Society of North America both have position statements that indicate that shock …

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