Things to Know About Laser Treatment

LASER is a known term worldwide that stands for Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation. In the medical field Laser has been used for ages for treatment of various conditions. In the field of Physical Therapy, LASER has been used for treating various musculoskeletal conditions. Monterey Park Physiotherapy is well equipped with the latest and advanced LASER therapy. The trained registered therapist at Monterey Park Physiotherapy has the precision needed for the application of LASER technique. Low Intensity Laser Therapy is commonly used by the Physical Therapists to get the best results. In a nutshell, it can be said that LASER enhances specific properties of light energy.

Photobiomodulation is a property of LASER used by the Therapist at Monterey Park Physiotherapy to reduce pain and inflammation without any side effects unlike oral medications. In this process, the photons enter the tissues and interact at the mitochondrial level. LASER is extremely useful in acute as well as chronic conditions, provided there is no hemorrhaging in and around the affected part of the body. LASER also helps to minimise scar formation and increase circulation.

There are studies supporting the fact that LILT (low intensity laser therapy) have marvelous effect in reducing acute as well as chronic pain by reducing inflammation in the tissues, joints and muscles. At Monterey Park Physiotherapy, our therapist is proficient in customising treatment plans and administering the correct dosage according to the specific patient characteristics, body regions and condition of the patient. The dosage may vary from 0.5 W to 25 W depending on the requirement of the patient’s condition. To add to that LASER therapy is a quick 10-15 minutes session achieved by reducing the treatment time and quickening the cell growth. At Monterey Park Physiotherapy, we value patient’s time and believe in optimising the treatment by increasing cell reproduction and pain reduction.

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