Cold laser light therapy is an effective therapeutic modality used for acute and chronic pain relief by promoting healing of injured or damaged tissues.
Is Laser Light Therapy Safe?
Cold laser therapy is extremely safe and has been approved by the FDA. Overall studies have demonstrated a wide range of beneficial physiological effects for reducing injury damage while increasing the strength of body tissue. Additionally, studies of tissue culture reveal an increased level of endorphins and reduction of inflammatory chemicals.
What Are the Benefits?
Cold laser is a non-invasive and safe treatment modality for supporting the natural healing process of the body. The photons of laser light penetrate the skin and are absorbed by the body’s cells, causing increased production of cellular energy. When the cold laser light waves penetrate into the tissue, the light waves optimize the immune responses of the blood system. This results in both anti-inflammatory effects and expedited healing times.
The concept is very simple, as the more energy a cell has, the faster that cell heals, which results in a significant decrease in pain symptoms and healing times. In a region where the tissues are injured or damaged, this means there is more energy available for the three stages of healing: inflammation, tissue repair, and remodeling.
Conditions Related to Cold Laser Light Therapy
The following are examples of some conditions that cold laser light therapy may improve:
- Acute and chronic pain
- Arthritis pain and inflammation
- Tendon and ligament sprains
- Muscle strains
- Soft tissue injuries
- Myofascial pain
- Neck and low back pain
- Carpal tunnel syndrome
- Frozen shoulder
- Knee pain