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Cold Laser Therapy
What is Cold Laser Therapy?
Cold laser therapy, sometimes also referred to as low-
How does it work?
All light has an effect on the cells of the human body. What that effect is shall be determined by the wavelengths of light applied. The cold laser produces a beam of light that has a specific wavelength and frequency. When the light of the Laser is applied around the knee joint the electromagnetic energy is converted to chemical energy within each cell which sets in motion a chain of chemical reactions allowing the healing process to begin. This chemical reaction in the cell allows several things to occur:
Stimulates Healing and Repair of Tissue
Increases Tissue Strength
Promotes faster wound healing
Stimulates nerve function
Promotes Cellular Oxygenation/Detoxification
Is Cold Laser therapy safe and are there any side effects?
Cold Laser Therapy has been successfully used around the world for over 30 years, with no reported long-
For the past 30 years the technology of Cold Laser Therapy (also known as Low Level Laser Therapy or LLLT) has been formally accepted in Canada and in many other parts of the world such as Europe, Scandinavia, Russia and Japan. In all this time there have been no recorded long-
The question often asked is "If it's a laser aren't they used in surgical operations, to cauterize tissue?" The answer is "Yes" -
Is Cold Laser Therapy painful?
No. Low level lasers do not generate perceivable heat. Therefore, when the laser contacts the skin the patient experiences no warmth or burning as a result of the laser. Most people feel nothing at all while a few may feel a slight tingling during the treatment.
What other conditions does the Cold Laser help treat?
Joint Pain -
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Bursitis and Tendonitis
Muscle Injuries and Fibromyalgia
By using the cold laser to stimulate acupuncture points, it can even be used for smoking cessation for those individuals who do not like needles!
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