What is Laser Therapy?
Laser Therapy, or “photobiomodulation”, is the use of specific wavelengths of light (red and near-infrared) to create therapeutic effects. These effects include improved healing time, pain reduction, increased circulation and decreased swelling. Laser Therapy has been widely utilized in Europe by physical therapists, nurses and doctors as far back as the 1970’s. Now, after FDA clearance in 2002, Laser Therapy is being used extensively in the United States.
Patient Benefits of Laser Therapy
Laser Therapy is proven to biostimulate tissue repair and growth. The Laser accelerates wound healing and decreases inflammation, pain, and scar tissue formation. In the management of chronic pain Class IV Laser Therapy can provide dramatic results, is non-addictive and virtually free of side effects.
Has effectiveness been demonstrated scientifically?
Yes. There are thousands of published studies demonstrating the clinical effectiveness of Laser Therapy. Among these, there are more than one hundred rigorously controlled, scientific studies that document the effectiveness of laser for many clinical conditions.
Numerous studies show that Laser Therapy can help with:
- Myofascial Trigger Points
- Ligament Sprains
- Repetitive Stress Injuries
- Plantar Fasciitis
- Herpes Zoster (Shingles)
- Trigeminal Neuralgia
- Diabetic Neuropathy
- Diabetic Foot Ulcers
- Deep Edema / Congestion
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
- Lateral Epicondylitis (Tennis Elbow)
- Muscle Strains
- Chondromalacia Patellae
- Rheumatoid Arthritis
- Shoulder, Back & Knee Pain
- Post-Traumatic Injury
- Venous Ulcers
- Sports Injuries
Benefits to Patient
Laser Therapy is proven to biostimulate tissue, enhance repair and growth, and decrease inflammation and pain. When it comes to pain management, K-Laser treatments are very safe and may provide dramatic results.
Positive Effects of K-Laser on the Body
- Improves and promotes healing
- Reduces pain and spasm
- Increases joint flexibility
- Reduces symptoms of osteoarthritis
- Improves peripheral microcirculation
- Detoxifies and eliminates trigger points
- Advanced pain relief
- Inflammation reduction
- Reduced muscle spasms
- Faster recovery time
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