What is Laser Therapy?
Laser therapy is a non-invasive treatment that uses specific wavelengths to gently pass through the skin without discomfort or breaking the skin. The laser uses infrared light to treat areas of injury for acute or chronic pain, as well as wounds or lesions.
Conditions treated by Laser Therapy?
- Musculoskeletal injuries, tendinitis, degeneration
- Wounds, lesions, scars
- Swelling and inflammation
Benefits of Laser Therapy?
- Increased circulation to area of injury
- Reduce therapy time
- Safe pain management modality
- Reduction in swelling, bruising and inflammation
- Treatment typically lasts 2-10 mins depending on condition and size of area being treated
- Patients receive anywhere from 3-25 sessions depending on condition, severity, and chronicity
- Treatment is non-invasive, non-toxic, and non-thermal
Pain was reduced by ~50% after laser treatment in chronic joint pain patients
(Australian Journal of Physiotherapy, 2003)
52/55 patients with myofascial pain syndrome reported pain relief after 4 weeks of Laser therapy (Clinical Journal of Pain, 2010)