What is EECP?
Enhanced External Counter pulsation (EECP)
There is a non-invasive treatment called EECP therapy that clinical experience has shown to be safe and to have benefit for the treatment of angina and heart failure. Approximately 80% of patients who complete the 35-hour course of EECP therapy experience significant symptom relief that may last up to three years.
EECP/ECP Therapy is a safe and non-invasive FDA approved treatment that increases blood circulation and is used for the treatment of chronic stable angina (chest pain) and Heart Failure. It enhances blood flow by pushing blood from the lower body toward the heart.
This type of treatment can reduce your need for medication and increase your ability to be active without experiencing symptoms. Side effects are usually minor. Our healthcare provider can help determine if you are eligible for EECP treatment.
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