Laser Therapy

Healing at the speed of light!

What is laser therapy?  All cells contain chromophores, or light sensitive receptors. Laser therapy is the use of photo energy, or light energy, to stimulate chromophores. When stimulated the cells increase their metabolism and grow new cells. Laser promotes repair of tissue is musculoskeletal injuries, fractures, chronic and degenerative conditions and to heal wounds.

Medical Application

General

  • Repetitive stress injury

  • Carpal tunnel syndrome

  • Rotator cuff tear

  • Fibromyalgia

  • Reflex sympathetic dystrophy

  • TMJ joint problems

Injuries

  • Ligament and tendon injuries

  • Facet joint syndrome

  • Contusions

  • Subluxation

 

Inflammatory

  • Tendonitis, myositis, synovitis

  • Bursitis, Fasciitis

  • Rheumatoid arthritis

Degenerative

  • Osteoarthritis

  • Chondromalacia patella

  • Discogenic and vertebrogenic radiculopathy

  • Calcification (i.e.: bone spurs)

Other Applications
  • Wound healing

  • Dermal ulcers (venous stasis, atherosclerotic, compression, diabetic)

  • Scar tissue complications

Frequently Asked Questions 

Are there any side effects to Laser therapy?

Worldwide research to date has failed to record any negative effects from this process.

 

Light is absorbed by irradiated tissue and transformed into biochemical energy which restores normal cellular function.

 

Secondary reactions include reduction of pain, edema, and inflammation including:

  • Acceleration of the healing process

  • Regeneration of the epithelial layer with rapid closure of wounds

  • Re-establish continuity of muscle and tendon matrix.

 

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