Low-level laser therapy(LLLT) now in Phoenix, Arizona!

Low level laser treatment

Exciting news, we have added a new portable electric stim and low-level laser therapy combination unit! These Services at Petkov Therapy are covered by Medicare and all other insurances

What is low-level laser therapy (LLLT)?

LLLT is a non-invasive light source treatment that generates a single wavelength of light. It emits no heat, sound, or vibration.

Effects of LLLT

  1. Reduction of inflammation
  2. Pain relief
  3. Accelerated tissue regeneration

Conditions that are treated include:

  1. Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid arthritis.
  2. Disc herniation
  3. Tendonitis
  4. Reduction of volume and pain in lymphedema

What does research say?

A 2017 systematic review and meta-analysis from Clijsen et al. found that LLLT is an effective treatment modality to reduce pain in senior and older adult patients with musculoskeletal disorders. They also noted that adherence to the World Association of Laser Therapy (WALT) dosages improved the effectiveness.

Reference: Clijsen R, Brunner A, Barbero M, Clarys P, Taeymans J. Effects of low-level laser therapy on pain in patients with musculoskeletal disorders: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Available from:  https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28145397/


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