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Posted on 12-14-2017
Also known as low-level laser therapy, cold laser therapy delivers units of light energy (photons) to damaged tissues and cells for the purpose of reducing pain and inflammation impacting muscles, ligaments, and tendons. Cold laser therapy works by stimulating cellular mitochondria to produce ATP, a chemical essential for transforming injured cells into healthy cells. Adenosine triphosphate (ATP) supplies the energy required for heart and skeletal muscle contraction and blood circulation and for synthesizing important macromolecules cells need to function normally.
Cold laser therapy is painless, safe, and noninvasive, causes no side effects and represents a viable alternative to NSAIDs and prescription analgesics. In addition, cold laser therapy may help delay or eliminate surgical interventions.
In contrast to high-powered lasers used to eradicate or cut tissue, low-level lasers enhance cell functioning without affecting soft tissue health. FDA-approved for over 15 years, cold laser therapy offers chronic and acute pain relief attributed to the following conditions:
If you have a painful musculoskeletal disorder or chronic inflammation, call your chiropractor today to learn if cold laser therapy is right for you.
In addition to promoting cell health and growth, laser photons delivered by a cold laser device also accelerate wound healing by stimulating collagen synthesis and fibroblast development while reducing the formation of scar tissue causing joint inflexibility. Exposing soft tissue to laser photons also quickens the process of reconnecting nerve cells to decrease numbness and tingling associated with neuropathy.
Apex Wellness Center offers a wide variety of chiropractic and alternative medicine treatments to help you regain your quality of life without drugs or surgery. Call us today at 972-392-9402 to schedule an appointment.
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