Cold laser therapy is low-intensity laser therapy that stimulates healing while using low levels of light.
The technique is called “cold” laser therapy because the low levels of light aren’t enough to heal your body’s tissue.
During this procedure, different wavelengths and outputs of low-level light are applied directly to a targeted area. The body tissue then absorbs the light. The red and near-infrared light causes a reaction, and the damaged cells respond with a physiological reaction that promotes regeneration.
Although you will feel the laser device touching your skin, the procedure is painless and noninvasive. There will be no sound and you will feel no vibration or heat. Each treatment typically takes only a few minutes.
The main use for cold laser therapy in our office is for relief from pain and inflammation.
Cold laser therapy is supportive in the treatment of minor injuries and sprains, such as:
lower back pain
pain associated with muscle spasms
Cold Laser therapy is also used to help reduce swelling and promote healing of the joints and soft tissue.