Want a faster, painless, way of therapy? Laser therapy might be the perfect therapy fit for you! Laser therapy is the use of specific wavelengths of light to create therapeutic effects. The laser improves healing time, pain reduction, increased circulation, and decreases swelling. Laser therapy been proven to also stimulate tissue repair and growth. The laser works to accelerate healing wounds, decrease inflammation of the site, pain, and any scar tissue formation. It has been proven to provide dramatic results helping aid chronic pain, and although it has been used globally for centuries, the FDA cleared it in the United States in 2002 and it is now being used extensively.
The treatments for laser therapy are non-addictive and pain-free. During each treatment, the laser increases your circulation by drawing water, oxygen, and nutrients, to the specified damaged area. By doing so, there is optimal healing comfort. The laser helps the wounded area return to normalcy and restore function while relieving pain.
Park Physical Therapy uses laser therapy as an option on their patients for optimal results. It is the new route for pain management and tissue repair while ensuring safety and fast treatment time. This form of therapy has a lot to offer the patient. The dual wavelength it uses penetrates deep into the tissue, and the continuous and adjusted frequencies promote pain control and healing. The SuperPulse mode of the laser is primarily used for deeper therapeutic penetration. The high power of the machine is able to deliver high doses resulting in shorter treatment times for the patient.
There is a multitude of injuries that laser therapy can assist in helping with, some of which are:
Studies show there are many more cases that can be treated by laser therapy. Talk to a physical therapist and see if laser therapy is right for you. Along with the previously mentioned benefits of laser treatments, researchers have also found that laser therapy improves lymphatic drainage as well as immune response.
Speak to a physical therapist at Park Physical Therapy if you are interested in laser therapy. It can be used with other forms of therapy so don’t think you’re stuck to one treatment if you have already begun therapy. Park Physical Therapy is always ready to help new and existing patients.
Did you know that you have Direct Access to Physical Therapy? No referral is needed. We offer the best Physical Therapy on Long Island where you can get help from our trusted and expert Physical Therapists. To start your Physical Therapy evaluation, call Park Physical Therapy at (516) 798-3789 today!