What is Laser Treatment?
Lasers are a type of light energy. Laser treatment utilizes lasers for many uses, as the laser wavelengths can be focused into powerful beams of light energy. In medicine, these beams can cut tissue, remove hair or destroy tumors, but can also be used for countless other medical related therapies.
Laser of a lower intensity has been found to reduce pain and inflammation. Laser also aids in the repair of injured or damaged tissue and promotes healing. This bio-stimulation is accomplished as the laser creates photochemical reactions that liberate and stimulate enzymes that are involved in the complex electron transport within the cells’ mitochondria.
There are many uses of laser for treating injuries and pain. These include treatment of sprains & strains, joint injuries, rashes, skin ulcers, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, tendon & ligament injuries and neck or back pain.
Therapeutic Laser treatments are non-invasive and painless. These treatments are specific and localized to the affected part of the body. There are no medications that can affect the entire body or change a person’s level of mental consciousness. There are no serious side effects when applied by a doctor or trained therapist.
Why Choose Laser Treatment in Palm Beach?
Laser treatments are most successful when performed as a series of treatments. One or two treatments are usually not enough to resolve most medical problems. The number of treatments necessary need to be recommended by the treating physician and depends on the location of the injury or pain and the severity of that injury.
Medicare, Medicaid and many insurance companies do not cover Laser treatments. These entities consider Laser treatment as experimental and do not pay for this form of treatment. Laser treatments are in general inexpensive and effective when used alone or together with other forms of treatment. Palm Beach Spine and Pain Institute has experience working with laser treatments combined with other medical therapies to resolve pain related issues encountered by millions everyday. Our physicians can work on a plan to resolve your specific issue in the quickest and most effective way possible.
Make an appointment with our practice today to see if you are a suitable candidate for laser pain treatments in West Palm Beach, Florida.