Laser Therapy, or “photobiomodulation”, is the use of specific wavelengths of light (red and near-infrared) to create therapeutic effects. These effects include improved healing time, pain reduction, increased circulation and decreased swelling. Laser Therapy has been widely utilized in Europe by physical therapists, nurses and doctors as far back as the 1970’s. Now, after FDA clearance in 2002, Laser Therapy is being used extensively in the United States. Laser Therapy combined with chiropractic is extremely beneficial. K-Laser therapy eliminates the body's natural guarding of the muscles and ligaments that causes inflammation.
By adding Laser Therapy to our treatment plans, we can provide effective, comfortable, longer lasting benefit from chiropractic treatment. Our Patients benefit from reduced pain and inflammation, increased range of motion and enhanced tissue repair.
Pain & Symptoms Treated
Laser Therapy dramatically decreases treatment times and improves deep tissue penetration. Numerous studies show that Laser Therapy can help with:
Is Laser Therapy Safe?
At Kathalynas Spine, Sport & Rehab, we use K-Laser treatments. K-Lasers are extremely safe when applied by a K-Laser certified, properly trained professional. K-Laser treatment is safe to deliver directly over metal implants, over broken skin, and on acute injuries.