What is Laser therapy?
It is a drug free surgery free beam of laser light that penetrates deep into the bodies tissue to initiate a chemical change in cells to reduce pain, reduce swelling reduce inflammation and speed healing.
The laser light is delivered to affected areas through a non invasive handpiece. Many patients will fell immediate relief and are often calmed by the treatment, treatments are painless and have a soothing warm feeling.
Laser therapy is beneficial for almost any condition where inflammation or pain are present. In addition it can be used as a way to prevent injury and to maintain peak performance in athletes prior to performance.
Common conditions treated are
- Tendon and suspensory injuries
- Muscular injuries
- Wound healing
- Burn wounds
Treatment times vary depending on the condition, the number of musculoskeletal structures involved or the size of the area treated. Treatment protocols are unique to each patient, for some a single treatment is all that is needed but for more chronic conditions a series of treatments may be necessary.