Cold laser therapy, also known as soft laser or low light laser therapy is a medical treatment, which uses low level lasers to stimulate damaged tissues, thereby enhancing the progress of healing and providing relief from pain and inflammation. The cold laser treatment has a very good potential to ease chronic pain and inflammation due to its capability to penetrate the skin and treat soft tissue injuries.
The healing and relief provided by the cold laser is due to several biological mechanisms. When the targeted body part is exposed to the cold laser, the cells are exposed to photon energy, which increases the metabolism of the cells promoting collagen growth and muscle repair. Blood circulation improves as well, thus the injured tissue heals faster. Pain can also be reduced as a result of the biological mechanisms. The cold laser treatment is highly beneficial for those, who suffer from acute or chronic pain.
At Heartwood Holistic we use an Erchonia Laser with multiple light emitting diodes that can be independently programmed to different frequencies to acheive optimal tissue repair. Erchonia Lasers have 15 FDA market clearances based on clinical trials on chronic neck and shoulder pain, plantar fasciitis, low back pain, and post-surgical pain.
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