What is Laser Therapy?
Laser therapy, also known as low-level laser or light therapy, is a
treatment that utilizes specific types of light to interact with tissue.
It is used to eliminate pain and promote healing for a variety of medical conditions.
What Are the Benefits of Laser Therapy?
Laser therapy offers patients a safe and effective therapy for a wide
range of medical conditions, including soft tissue and sports injuries,
arthritic conditions, repetitive stress injuries, wound healing and a
variety of general health problems.
- Eliminates pain
- Reduces the need for pharmaceuticals
- Restores normal range of motion and physical function
- No known adverse effects
- No drug interactions
- Often makes surgical interventions unnecessary
- Provides a treatment alternative for patients that have not responded to
- conventional therapies
Increased production and release of:
- Endorphins – natural analgesics
- Cortisol – precursor of cortisone
- Growth hormone – instrumental in tissue repair
- ATP – improves and regulates cellular metabolism
- Increased protein synthesis – collagen, DNA, fibroblasts
Venous and lymphatic flow facilitated
- Increased angiogenesis – elevation of oxygen saturation
Enhanced immune response, etc.