Laser therapy

Improved healing and pain relief

Laser therapy refers to the treatment of musculoskeletal injuries using a therapeutic dose of red or near infrared light. This treatment modality is based on a photochemical process called Photobiomodulation.

At our clinic we use a high power laser which ensures greater penetration and absorption of light into tissue in a swift amount of time, compared to other lower powered devices. Our laser is a Class IV laser, utilising the 810nm/980nm wavelengths.

Benefits of laser therapy:

– Reduces pain, swelling and stiffness
– Improves tissue healing
– Increases blood flow
– Anti-inflammatory
– Drug free
– Non-invasive
– Effective for acute and chronic conditions

How does laser therapy work?

The light energy from laser reaches the mitochondria of damaged tissue in deeper structures (ie. muscles, tendons, ligaments and bones), promoting a physiological reaction to accelerate the body’s natural healing process.

Physiological effects:

– Increases production of ATP
– Increased localised blood flow
– Boosts cell oxygenation
– Increase growth factor production
– Promote extracellular matrix deposition
– Increased cell proliferation

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How we can help

Common issues we treat with laser therapy

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