Laser Treatment

Laser Therapy

This is the advanced Laser used by professional sports teams and the results from treating our patients have been excellent! Some conditions we have treated with great results include; Arthritis, Sciatica, Frozen shoulder, Tendonitis, Tennis Elbow, sports injuries, Bursitis, back, wrist, neck and knee pain, frozen shoulder, sprain, joint pain and general Pain Management. Patients are excited about the treatment as they are seeing rapid results. Each treatment is quick and only takes 5 - 10 minutes. There are aprox. 300 conditions that respond well to Laser.

What is Multi Radiance Laser?
It is the most advanced and highly effective non-invasive treatment method cleared by the FDA. It incorporates Super Pulsed laser, red and infrared light and Magnetic field to provide pain relief and enhance blood circulation. Sophisticated software algorithm synergizes three multiple wavelengths, creating a cascading effect where energy is absorbed from superficial tissue at a cellular level, inches below the skin's surface.

What are the expected results?
Although individual results vary, the beneficial effects of Laser are often felt after only 2-5 treatments. Some patients find immediate pain relief after the first treatment.

Are the laser treatments painful?
No. Laser treatments are non-invasive and painless. Most people do not feel anything, while some report a slight tingling or warming sensation felt over the area being treated. As the laser treatment help release toxins from the body it is important to drink plenty of water before and after your treatment.CostEach session is $63. Prepaid packages are available to bring down the cost per session. State law mandates you are a current patient at the practice at which you are getting treated with laser. Your initial visit will include an Exam, Chiropractic visit and laser treatment at an initial cost of $165

If you want to know more....

Cold laser also called low level laser therapy (LLLT) uses low-powered laser light to stimulate a biological response. These lasers emit no heat, sound, or vibration. Instead of generating a heating effect, LLLT acts by inducing a photochemical reaction in the cell, a process referred to as biostimulation or photobiomodulation. The mechanisms of low level laser therapy are complex, but essentially rely upon
the absorption of particular visible red and near infrared wave lengths in photoreceptors within sub-cellular components, particularly the mitochondria. Stimulation of the mitochondria of the cell stimulates greater amounts of ATP (adenosine tri-phosphate), our body’s primary molecular energy source. With more energy available at the cellular level, LLLT has a potent action that
results in stimulation of the normal functions of the cell.

LLLT has now developed into a therapeutic procedure that is used in three main ways: to reduce inflammation, swelling, and chronic joint disorders; to promote healing of wounds, deeper tissues, and nerves; and to treat neurological disorders and pain.

We use the Multi Radiance MR4 Super Pulsed Laser with Multi Radiance Technology™ (MRT). MRT allows us to deliver the healing power of photons (or light) exactly where treatment is needed. A unique combination of radiances creates the perfect environment for optimal pain relief and accelerated healing without using any drugs or medications. MRT uses laser light and neurostimulation simultaneously or individually and it is non-invasive.

Multi Radiance Technology™ is the first of its kind to combine the entire range of the therapeutic light spectrum and deliver therapeutic energy in a synergistic manner. The syncing of the therapeutic wavelengths creates an optimal environment that reinforces the effects of the individual wavelengths to create the world’s most advanced pain relieving modality.

This FDA cleared device provides an effective non-surgical, drug-free treatment option. Multi Radiance Medical features a unique combination of radiances that work synergistically for optimal pain relief and healing. These include: super pulsed laser, pulsed broadband infrared SLDs, pulsed red light, static magnetic field and electrical stimulation.

The MR4 includes the patented LaserSweep technology which creates a constantly changing frequency to scan the selected target tissue from superficial to deep. This prevents biological adaptation to treatment for maximum impact.

Common Uses of Laser Therapy

Pain Management. Right now there is a modality available that can relieve acute and chronic pain and it is cleared by the FDA.

Today you could start living pain free with Multi Radiance Medical laser therapy treatments. The light is a non-invasive, drug-free and effective option. Reduce pain and accelerate healing naturally. Your answer may be laser therapy powered by exclusive Multi Radiance Technology™.

Sports Medicine is one of the most popular uses of laser therapy for training and recovery. Currently
athletes in the NBA and NHL and National Teams are using Multi Radiance Technology™ for its unparalleled results.

There is more published clinical and physiological evidence supporting the use of Laser and LED photobiomodulation for soft tissue injuries and joint conditions than any electrotherapy modality as traditionally used by physiotherapists.

• It’s quick and simple to apply
• Can be used immediately after injury, over pins and plates
• It’s considered the safest “electrotherapy” available by research experts
• Has a proven worldwide track record of effective and safe treatments

What can Multi Radiance Technology do for you as an athlete?

• Increase Stamina
• Speed Up Recovery Time
• Prevent Seasonal and Chronic Injuries
• Accelerate Recovery Time After Injury (Get Back In The Game Faster)
• Increase Blood Supply and Energy Supply of Muscles
• Reach High Performance Goals Without Doping
• Get the Most Out of Your Training Regimen

The main effects of laser light which provide a scientific rationale for its clinical use in laser therapy are (1):

(i) Pain relief. Laser therapy has been used to provide pain relief from the symptoms of chronic arthritis, tendonitis, carpal tunnel syndrome, fibromyalgia, knee injuries, shoulder pain, and symptoms relating to nerve injuries (sharp pain, paraesthesia). One of the mechanisms for pain relief is the reduction of inflammation and swelling. A form of laser therapy, known as laser acupuncture, is also used for the treatment of musculoskeletal pain. The application of laser light to specific acupuncture points stimulates the release of endorphins and enkephalins which are natural pain-relieving chemicals (1).

(ii) Reduction of inflammation. Laser therapy can modulate acute inflammation by causing a reduction in the levels of pro-inflammatory cytokines such as interleukin-1 alpha (IL-1 alpha), interleukin-1 beta (IL-1 beta), tumour necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-alpha), and also an increase in the levels of anti-inflammatory growth factors and cytokines such as basic fibroblast growth factor, platelet-derived growth factor, transforming growth factor-beta (TGF-beta). Both red and infrared laser light have been shown to be effective in this regard. In addition, laser irradiation causes dilatation of blood vessels, which also leads to a reduction in swelling caused by inflammation (1).

(iii) Increase in blood flow to tissues. Laser light increases the proliferation of endothelial cells, and the formation of new blood capillaries within damaged tissues. This is particularly important in enhancing wound healing, and also in improving the blood supply for covering areas of extensive injury. Increased production of nitric oxide, has been shown to be brought about by pulsed far infra-red laser irradiation. The vascular actions of nitric oxide (known formerly as endothelial-derived relaxing factor) include vasodilation, anti-thrombotic effect, anti-inflammatory effect, and inhibition of smooth muscle hyperplasia (1).

(iv) Stimulation of wound healing. Irradiation with red or infrared laser light has been shown to stimulate wound healing. The mechanisms involve stimulating the expression and release of certain growth factors and cytokines from the cells that have invaded the wound (including fibroblasts, macrophages, lymphocytes, endothelial progenitor cells). Laser light also increases the vascularity of the regenerating tissue, resulting in more blood being brought to the injury site and an increased rate of healing (1).

(v) Stimulation of tissue regeneration. It is well established from in vitro and in vivo studies that laser light can increase the proliferation of specific cell types and stimulate the production of growth factors and cytokines involved in healing and tissue regeneration. Recent studies have indicated that laser
irradiation can be used to treat spinal cord injuries (1).

(vi) Reduced scarring and control of suppurative diseases of skin. Laser light stimulation of the healing process, improving blood flow to the injured area and more efficiently carrying away waste products, is associated with a reduction in scar tissue formation (1).


Reference:
1. Peplow PV, Chung TY, Baxter GD. Application of low level  laser technologies for pain relief and wound healing: overview of scientific bases. Physical Therapy Reviews 2010;15(4):253-285.

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