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Gainswave Acoustic Pulsewave Therapy FAQs

Learn More About Gainswave APT

Frequently Asked Questions about GAINSWave APT for Erectile Dysfunction

Why See a Board Certified Urologist?

It takes 6 years of training to become a urologist. To properly treat ED it is important to understand the anatomy of the penis and spinal innervation for erections. The understanding of sensory nerves that create an erection and orgasm is critical. At the Pelvic Center we are able to offer the most comprehensive evaluation and then the best customized treatments options. Dr. Hettiarachchi is one of the few urologist In the country that has now incorporated acoustic pulse wave therapy that has been proven to be effective for erection problems. Why would you see a dermatologist, family practitioner or nurse for your care to help your erections. What do you do when the Gainswave doesn’t work?

Does it Hurt?

When you undergo the APT treatment, you should feel no more than light vibrations. Our goal at the Charlotte Center for Pelvic Health is to make you as comfortable as possible, so we also apply a topical lidocaine cream to numb the treatment area.

How Many Treatments are Recommended?

It is recommended that you receive eight APT treatments, depending upon your goals. We'll give you the most cost-effective solution and customize the treatments as necessary. Our eight treatments are competitively priced against other places offering only six.

How Long Does it Last?

The effects of the APT for erectile dysfunction have proven to last 2-3 years after undergoing the recommended number of treatments.

How Long is Each Treatment?

Each treatments lasts between 20-30 minutes and is completely non invasive.

How Does it Compare to Other Treatments?

APT treatment is completely non invasive and drug free. Over time, drug treatments become less effective due to poor blood flow or by not being completely metabolized. APT has proven to be more effective at treating erectile dysfunction by stimulating blood flow and growing new tissue.

How Does it Work?

The treatment uses high-frequency acoustic waves to open the clogged blood vessels that already exist in the penis. The waves also work to promote the growth of new blood vessels and eliminate micro-plaque, resulting in increased blood flow to the penis.

What are the Benefits?

The benefits of APT are enhanced erections, better sexual performance, stronger sensation, and improved orgasms.

Is There Clinical Research on GAINSWave?

Numerous studies show that GAINSWave is the most effective ED treatment available. Visit to see all of the clinical data.

Is it Covered by Insurance?

No, please contact us if you have questions or concerns about pricing.

"Multinational clinical trials demonstrated it is a safe, effective, and well-tolerated treatment for erectile dysfunction (ED), which includes men who do not respond to type-5 (PDE-5) inhibitor (Viagra)."

- Urology Times, October 2015