How Will Laser Therapy Help You?

22 January 2023
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Laser therapy is a medical treatment that uses focused light to trigger a series of events in the body that leads to an increase in cellular metabolism. This can decrease pain and inflammation so the healing process can take place faster. 

Laser therapy is used to treat short and long term conditions as well as post-activity recovery. 

Acute Injuries

For injuries that have just occurred it is particularly effective if it is administered as quickly as possible.

Chronic Conditions

With long term conditions, laser therapy is most commonly used to help persistent pain and inflammation. 

After Activity

To aid in post-activity recovery the laser is used by 250 pro, college, and Olympic sports teams across the United States and many parts of Europe. 

What Does It Feel Like?

Laser therapy treatments is administered directly to skin, as clothing or topical dressings interfere with delivering light to tissues beneath the skin. 

Patients will feel a soothing warmth feeling as the therapy is administered.

Patients receiving treatments with higher-power lasers also frequently report a rapid decrease in pain. For someone suffering from chronic pain, this effect can be particularly pronounced.How long do treatments last?

With LightForce lasers, treatments usually 4-7 minutes long, depending on the size of the area being treated. 

How Many Treatments Will I Need?

Patients generally see results after 3 to 5 treatments.

If you need help with your tightness, pains or just want some advice feel free to contact the clinic today on 0578678904 or book now.

Yours in Health

Lawlor Clinic: Spine & Sport, Portlaoise, Laois

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