Laser Therapy News & Articles
Many DCs find that adding low level laser therapy (LLLT) to their practice helps provide more comprehensive care for patients as well as increases profits. LLLT can be used to effectively treat inflammation, for pain management and to treat a variety of wounds and injuries.
Whether due to tension or sleeping in the wrong position, neck pain can have serious consequences for patients. This may include difficulty working at a computer screen for long periods of time, lifting heavy objects or, worse, the inability to turn their head while driving. In many cases, low level laser therapy (LLLT) serves as an appropriate treatment for this condition.
Lasers have been a part of modern Western medicine for many years. Most of the time when people think of lasers, they imagine cauterization or radiation therapy. But cold lasers work much differently. Also also called low level lasers, cold lasers do not generate heat, and work at low frequencies.
Although it is essential that DCs remember the history behind chiropractic, they must also keep an eye on current therapies that can help them improve their bottom line, as well as provide their patients with more effective care.