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Laser Therapy for Pain Relief

If you suffer from chronic pain due to an injury, following a surgical procedure, or have a degenerative disease, you probably feel as though you have exhausted every available option to get real, long-lasting relief to no avail.

However, chronic pain does not have to be a life sentence. Laser therapy offers patients a non-invasive, safe, and effective way to relieve pain and inflammation as it actually heals soft tissue without the need for invasive surgeries or pain masking prescription medications.

How Does Laser Therapy Work?

Multi-wave Locked System or MLS laser converts light into biochemical energy. This means certain wavelengths of light are utilized to help the body operate normal cellular function, which reduces pain and increases restoration of injured or damaged cells.

The MLS laser does not use heat which means it can be used on areas containing surgical or metal implants, making it highly effective in post-operative care for healing wounds.

The laser is also extremely useful for treating a variety of other issues, including:

  • Slipped or bulging discs
  • Sore muscles
  • Muscle strains or tears
  • Sprains
  • Non-displaced fractures
  • Injured tendons or ligaments
  • Degenerative joint conditions
  • Inflammation and bruising
  • Peripheral neuropathy
  • Neurological pain
  • Musculoskeletal disorders
  • Trigeminal neuralgia
  • Tarsal tunnel
  • Pre- and Post-surgical pain

How Laser Therapy Works

The laser device is placed above the skin (8” above), it penetrates deep into soft tissue, stimulating the body’s natural healing response at a more rapid rate. This non-invasive procedure produces very little to no sensation or pain throughout the course of treatment; in fact, many people report falling asleep during the therapy due to its relaxing nature.

Keep in mind that everyone responds to laser therapy differently. The treatments themselves last roughly 15-20 minutes, making it extremely convenient for patients with busy schedules. You can get back to your daily routine right away, as there shouldn’t be any side effects following the treatment.

For those who suffer from chronic or debilitating pain, MLS laser therapy can offer a variety of benefits such as:

  • Fast pain relief
  • Reduced inflammation or bruising
  • Reduced swelling
  • Quicker healing muscle sprains or strains
  • Increased cellular repair
  • Improved circulation
  • Reduction of scar tissue
  • Improved immune system
  • Enhanced lymphatic drainage
  • Increased nerve function

Though the MLS laser therapy has had incredible results, keep in mind, they are cumulative, so you should continue to see improvement with subsequent treatments. In addition to the treatment, you may also be given other therapies as well as some things you may be able to do on your own at home.

MLS laser therapy offers patients a natural and non-invasive alternative to surgery. All too often, people who undergo surgical procedures still find themselves having problems with pain, not to mention the downtime for recovery, and while there is a place for prescription medications, oftentimes, those used for pain simply mask the symptoms rather than addressing the source.

MLS laser therapy avoids unnecessary downtime while healing the cause of chronic pain, offering patients long-term relief.