Due to the overwhelming patient interest in GAINSWave™ therapy, we have decided to publish a list of our most frequently asked questions regarding GAINSWave™. If you have any further questions on GAINSWave™, or to find out if GAINSWave™ is right for you, contact your local GAINSWave™ provider or schedule a consultation to meet with a local ED specialist.
What is GAINSWave™?
GAINSWave™ is a protocol utilizing low-intensity extracorporeal shockwave therapy to improve men’s sexual health. Shockwave therapy is an acoustic wave that, when applied to the soft tissue of the male genitals, results in the repair of existing blood vessels and the growth of new blood vessels. This protocol allows the penis to accept more blood, leading to better quality erections.
How does GAINSWave™ work?
GAINSWave™ protocols utilize a technology known as shockwave therapy that helps promote healing and growth. This treatment sends acoustic waves into the genitals, and through mild shear stress, trigger a series of biological reactions that result in the release of angiogenic factors. In other words, it promotes the repair of existing blood vessels and the creation of new blood vessels, resulting in improved blood flow. Better blood flow translates to better erection quality and sexual performance.
What are the benefits of GAINSWave™ therapy?
By expanding existing blood vessels and generating new ones, GAINSWave™ helps to improve blood flow to the penis and offers men these benefits:
Decreased Refractory Period
Improved Erection Quality
Relief from the symptoms of Erectile Dysfunction and Peyronie's Disease
Harder and More Full Erections
Improved Sexual Performance
What is the cost of GAINSWave™ in Bellevue, WA?
The cost of GAINSWave™ in Bellevue, WA can vary. It all depends on the number of treatments needed to give men the full relief from their symptoms that they need to achieve better sexual health. It can range from several hundred to several thousand dollars. Typically 6 to 12 treatments are recommended, depending on the severity of symptoms and the patient’s goals. Keep in mind that the effects of GAINSWave™ lasts for months, saving thousands of dollars on prescription ED medications. During your FREE consult Dr. Wheeler will give you a quote based on a complete review of your medical history.
Are the effects temporary?
The science behind GAINSWave™ reveals benefits lasting up to 2 years. However, patients can continue to receive ongoing treatments as part of the GAINSWave™ maintenance protocol. Compounding benefit not only helps maintain the results, but clients have also reported continued improvement and enhanced sexual performance.
Why haven’t I heard of GAINSWave™?
While shockwave therapy has been in Europe for nearly two decades, it's relatively new to the market in the U.S. This therapy, commercially known as GAINSWave™, is spreading throughout the U.S. and Canada, making its way onto top media outlets such as Men’s Health Magazine and ABC News.
Is it safe?
GAINSWave™ is the safest ED treatment available to men. Throughout the literature on shockwave therapy for ED and Peyronie’s, no significant adverse events have been reported. GAINSWave™ is noninvasive and drug-free.
Where can I find a local GAINSWave™ provider?
Because GAINSWave is a relatively new technology SageMED in Bellevue, WA is one of the few places you can find it in the state of Washington. SageMED is also the only clinic offering a choice between a male physician and female physician to deliver your care. SageMED is also an integrative medical center, so you will benefit from the availabilty of many specialists to optimize your health. We believe treatment ED goes well beyond a single procedure, optimizing your health (hormones, blood sugar, body weight, stress levels, musculoskeletal issues, etc) is a critical part of our very high success rate.
Are the claims of GAINSWave™ supported with research?
GAINSWave™ protocols were developed from the science of over 40 clinical research studies supporting the effectiveness of shockwave therapy for sexual health. You can read more here.
How many treatments will I need to improve my sex life?
For maximum results, GAINSWave™ protocols range between 6 and 12 treatments. However, you may notice some benefit after 1 or 2 treatments.
How is GAINSWave™ different from other ED/Performance enhancing treatments?
What separates GAINSWave™ from other ED treatments is that it’s completely safe and noninvasive. With over 40 studies conducted on Shockwave therapy for ED, there have been no major adverse effects reported. Another key differentiator for GAINSWave™ is its long-term effects. By addressing the root cause of ED, reduced blood flow, GAINSWave™ prevents patients from resorting to consistent medication use, or dangerous surgeries. Couples can now reclaim their spontaneity with lasting results that are not dependent upon a pill to kick in.
Who uses GAINSWave?
GAINSWave works to treat the symptoms of erectile dysfunction and Peyronie’s disease for those suffering from both conditions as well as men just looking to improve their sexual performances. GAINSWave should not be used on patients with active prostate cancer or with penile implants. Talk to your doctor if you have any of these conditions or are on anticoagulant therapy.