Low-Level Laser Light Reduces Inflammation and Accelerates the Healing Process
Laser Therapy in Pittsburgh, PA: Class IV deep tissue laser therapy at our Pittsburgh chiropractic clinic is a noninvasive treatment that can reduce pain and inflammation as well as speed up recovery time. This technologically advanced form of treatment delivers deep, penetrating light energy to injured areas, increasing circulation and quickening the healing process.
The procedure is called photobiostimulation and has been approved by the FDA to assist with healing and recovery in a low-risk way. It has been shown to have incredibly speedy effects, causing immediate reduction of inflammation and pain relief. It works by increasing blood circulation and bringing more oxygen to a targeted area which causes faster healing. It can be used for a variety of different ailments including back and neck pain, slipped discs, carpal tunnel syndrome, arthritis, plantar fasciitis, headaches and sports injuries.
What to Expect During Your Laser Therapy Sessions
Most class IV deep tissue laser therapy treatments take only 3-15 minutes depending on location and intensity. They provide long-lasting healing effects as well. The laser is gently applied with a wand over and around the affected area. Most patients notice an immediate reduction in pain and lasting benefits. It can be useful for acute pain in a targeted area.
Deep tissue laser therapy is generally administered as part of a larger healing program designed for your needs in particular, alongside physical therapy and other forms of treatment. Your doctor will perform a full evaluation prior to the use of this therapy to ensure that it’s the right treatment for you.
Cold Laser Therapy with Our Class IIIB Laser
Cold laser therapy is a great alternative to pain medication and to more invasive procedures such as surgery. It can help provide immediate noninvasive pain relief, reduction of swelling, accelerated tissue growth and cell repair as well as improved circulation and nerve function. It can also stimulate acupuncture points. The procedure has very little risk because of its noninvasive nature.
Cold and Class IV Laser Therapy Helps to Treat Numerous Conditions Including but Not Limited To:
- Auto accident injuries including whiplash
- Bursitis and Tendonitis
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
- Disc herniations
- Iliotibial Band Syndrome – a painful condition on the side of the leg
- Lower back pain
- Neck pain
- Neuropathy and Diabetic Neuropathy
- Sports injuries
- Temporomandibular joint disorder or TMJ
- Tennis elbow