Cold Laser Therapy
How Does Laser Light Heal?
Healing with the use of light is not new. Light therapy was reported to be effective for many conditions by Hippocrates. With the development of the laser and its special properties, using light as a treatment has gained more popularity. This is because we can now use specific wavelengths of light and give accurately measured doses of energy directly to the appropriate treatment site, which was not possible with other light sources.
Cold laser therapy uses low level light directed at the skin allowing the photon energy to penetrate tissue where it interacts with various intracellular biomolecules to help restore normal cell function and stimulate the bodys natural healing processes. It is particularly useful when conventional therapies have been inaffective or when acceleration of healing from injuries is needed.
Low level lasers supply energy to the body in the form of non-thermal photons of light. Light is transmitted through the skins layers (the dermis, epidermis and the subcutaneous tissue or tissue fat under the skin) at all wavelengths in the visible range. However, light waves in the near infrared ranges penetrate the deepest of all light waves in the visible spectrum. When low level laser light waves penetrate deeply into the skin, they optimize the immune responses of our blood. This has both anti-inflammatory and immunostimulate effects. It is a scientific fact that light transmitted to the blood in this way has positive effects throughout the whole body, supplying vital oxygen and energy to every cell.
Benefits of CLP to Users
Relieves acute and chronic pain
Increases the speed, quality and tensile strength of tissue repair
Increases blood supply
Stimulates the immune system
Stimulates nerve function
Develops collagen and muscle fibre
Helps generate new and healthy cells and tissue
Promotes faster wound healing and clot formation
The Physiological Effects
Biostimulation, including improved metabolism & increased cell metabolism
Improved blood circulation and vasodilation
Anti-inflammatory and Anti-edematous effects
Stimulation of wound healing
Low Level Laser Therapy on Channel 7 News 2019
Published on 31 January, 2019
Low level laser therapy or cold laser has featured on Channel 7 News 31/1/19
Laser therapy touted a success by Aussies suffering from chronic pain
Published on Feb 2, 2016
With an estimated four million Australians suffering from debilitating chronic pain, a new therapy that doesn't involve surgery, needles or pills may offer a welcome relief.
How Low Level Laser Therapy Works
Published on Apr 21, 2012
A short introduction to how the Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT) behind THOR lasers effects the body.
Laser Neck Pain Treated - TV Interview
Uploaded on Dec 1, 2009
The Lancet review of laser for neck pain said that one in four of us will suffer severe neck pain at some point in our lives. This is a TV interview with Dr Roberta Chow who has been using Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT) / cold lasers for pain management and wound healing in her practice since 1988. See how this new technology is changing peoples lives for the better without surgery, needles or analgesics.
KPRC - Laser Therapy for Chronic Pain
Published on 19 May, 2014
More than half of americans live with chronic pain and is one of the reasons for missed work, and fuelled a billion dollar prescription drug industry. But laser therapy's noninvasive, high tech treatment now gets folk back to work faster.