Photobiomodulation therapy (PBMT) is the use of light in medical treatment. Low-level laser therapy (LLLT) is one type of PBMT. It is also known as “cold” laser therapy because a low-intensity laser is used on the skin’s surface to stimulate the body’s own regenerative power at the cellular level. The procedure usually just takes just a few minutes and is typically painless. In fact, the warmth could be comforting.
Uses of Laser Therapy
Laser therapy is an alternative treatment modality often used in lieu of or in conjunction with pharmacological treatment to help with chronic pain. It has been used successfully for ailments such as arthritis, neck and back pain, as well as pain associated with fibromyalgia and carpal tunnel syndrome. Laser therapy can help damaged tissue rejuvenate faster than it would otherwise.
In addition, laser therapy has been used for rejuvenation of skin, healing of wounds, and even … Read More