Cold Laser Therapy

What is Cold Laser Therapy?

Cold Laser at ProForm Physical Therapy is a Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT) device.  LLLT has been scientifically proven to reduce pain, reduce inflammation, reduce swelling, and accelerate the healing process while strengthening damaged tissue. The purpose of cold laser therapy is to provide light energy (Infrared Laser Radiation), referred to as photons, to damaged cells. These photons are then absorbed by our cells in our soft tissue to stimulate mitochondria to produce additional ATP, which fuels cellular repair and regeneration. The cold laser therapy simply jump-starts the healing process and operates within a specific wavelength range that is non thermal (the “therapeutic window”), there is no risk of tissue damage or other complications.

 

What are the Benefits of Cold Laser Therapy?

  • Increased Cellular Growth: Laser photons accelerate cellular reproduction and growth.
  • Increased Metabolic Activity: Photons initiate higher outputs of specific enzymes, greater oxygen and food particle loads for blood cells and thus greater production of the basic food source for cells.
  • Faster Wound Healing: Cold laser photons stimulates fibroblast development and accelerates collagen synthesis in damaged tissue.
  • Anti-Inflammatory: Laser photons reduce swelling caused by bruising or inflammation of joints resulting in enhanced joint mobility.
  • Increased Vascular Activity: Laser photons induce temporary vasodilation that increases blood flow to effected areas.
  • Reduced Fibrous Tissue Formation:Laser photons reduce the formation of scar tissue following tissue damage from: cuts, scratches, burns or post surgery.
  • Pain Reduction: Almost all systems have a mode of operation specifically designed to reduce pain.

Call ProForm Physical Therapy at (978)-255-4238 or reach us at frontdesk@proformptma.com for additional information or to schedule an appointment.

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