Am I Eligible For Shockwave Therapy?

Other treatments can come with strict eligibility criteria, especially medication. While there are some candidate restrictions, the lack of significant side-effects means that Shockwave Therapy can help almost all men suffering from mild to moderate erectile dysfunction, Peyronie’s disease or Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome.

Take our erectile dysfunction test below to see whether you might be eligible for shockwave therapy.

Eligibility FAQsQuestionnaire
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Who is the 'best candidate' for the treatment?

Those who have erection problems that have deteriorated in a mild to moderate measure (IIEF scale) through vascular or age-related causes. Usually, but not limited to, males over 40 years of age. An increasing number of younger men are experiencing ED.

If my erectile dysfunction is age-related can this help?

Shockwave therapy allows the formation of new blood vessels, this can address the reason that you have age-related erection problems.

Is Shockwave Therapy safe if I have a heart condition?

The treatment is completely safe and has no known side effects.

I have diabetes, will Shockwave Therapy work for me?

Shockwave Therapy is likely to help men with diabetes who suffer from ED.

Medication doesn’t work for me so will Shockwave work?

Shockwave Therapy will in most cases improve the outcomes of any other treatment modality or medication.

I'm responsive to medication, it works well for me. Why should I bother with Shockwave?

Medication is usually a short term solution, most have side effects and in some cases may be contraindicated when on other medication such as for vascular disease. Shockwave is a longer-term solution without any known side effects, it treats the root cause and restores function naturally.

Am I a candidate for Shockwave Therapy (ESWT) for erectile dysfunction?

To see if you are a likely candidate for shockwave therapy please complete our questionnaire. Please note this questionnaire is designed to give an indication of whether you are a suitable candidate for shockwave therapy, it does not replace a formal medical diagnosis.

A full pre-treatment evaluation is always recommended to establish if this is an appropriate treatment for you with your GP, consultant or one of our clinic experts. If you are not comfortable talking to your own GP we can offer an initial consultation for £100, this is refundable if/when you book a course of treatments.

Eligibility Questionnaire

The questionnaire features 6 questions that will help your clinician to understand if you’re a suitable candidate for Shockwave Therapy and how many rounds of treatment would potentially be required. Please retain your score for future enquiries and consultations.

    1: How often were you able to get an erection during sexual activity?

    2: When you had erections with sexual stimulation, how often were your erections hard enough for penetration?

    3: When you attempted intercourse, how often were you able to penetrate (enter) your partner?

    4: During sexual intercourse, how often were you able to maintain your erection after you had penetrated (entered) your partner?

    5: During sexual intercourse, how difficult was it to maintain your erection to completion of intercourse?

    6: How do you rate your confidence that you could get and keep an erection?

    Please keep your score & provide it when you enquire

    0-40% – Moderate to Severe

    40-80% – Mild to Moderate

    80-100% – Mild

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