therapy is a non-invasive treatment for chronic or acute pain. It is
effective as medications are but have fewer risks or side effects.
Laser therapy can also stimulate bone regeneration and treat a
variety of conditions including rheumatoid arthritis, fibromyalgia,
Does Laser Therapy Work?
laser is a type of light that harmlessly passes through the skin.
Lasers produce heat that is absorbed by the body’s cells. That heat
stimulates the cells to reduce pain and inflammation and promote
Happens During Treatment?
doctor will use a Class IV high-power laser that produces a
wavelength of 980 nm. It can thus penetrate more deeply into the
tissues and heal injuries and relieve pain more quickly than Class
III low-level lasers. The laser has a rounded and convex head that
covers a larger area than other lasers can. The doctor can also
adjust the laser according to what the patient needs.
Laser Therapy Safe?
Class IV laser therapy is quite safe and has, in fact, been approved by the FDA. Laser therapy is also painless. In fact, the laser produces a gentle warmth that many patients find soothing and pleasant. The treatments are also quick since the laser can cover more area at once than low-level lasers can. A treatment thus usually takes around five or 10 minutes.
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