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Laser Therapy

"After 5 Laser Therapy treatments for carpal tunnel syndrome in my right hand, I am now without pain for long periods of time. Before this the pain in my hand would wake me up at night. I am delighted Dr. Spagnolo has added this therapy at his center." -Louise W.

The Healing Power of Laser Light Therapy

What is Laser Light Therapy?

Low-level-laser therapy harnesses and magnifies energy from the invisible spectrum of light. The therapeutic laser gives these photons of light the ability to reach tissues up to 2 inches below the skin's surface. This process delivers energy and therapeutic light into damaged cells, so the process of repair and healing are greatly accelerated.

What does Laser Light Therapy do?

The laser in this office is a Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT) device. LLLT has been scientifically proven to reduce pain, reduce inflammation, reduce swelling, and accelerate the healing process while strengthening damaged tissue.

Is it Safe?

Yes! Low-level-laser therapy has been in use for over 20 years around the world. Hundreds of clinical studies and scientific papers have documented the effectiveness and safety of this therapy. The FDA has cleared this laser device for use in the United States.

How long does a treatment take?

Laser treatments last for only 10 minutes. The total number of treatments is generally 8-15, depending upon many factors, which will be evaluated by your physician. It is important to remember that an immediate relief of pain does not mean the condition is fully healed. So, if a course of therapy is suggested, completing all of the treatments will improve your chances of long term success.

When will I feel results?

The actual effect of laser therapy begins at the time of treatment, but generally only becomes noticeable several hours after the treatment. Some patients will feel relief of pain and experience an increased range of motion right away. If the condition being treated is chronic and severe, it may take several treatment sessions to produce a significant, noticeable result.

Are the results long lasting?

Laser therapy is about producing a healing effect in the cells and structures of the body. Unlike other therapies which mask or cover up the condition, laser light is actually influencing your body to speed up and strengthen the healing process. The effect of laser therapy is not just temporary relief, it is cumulative over time, so the more treatments you have, the stronger and more permanent the effect. Because laser light interacts with the cells and a natural healing process is generated, the results are quite long lasting. In many cases, the problem may be permanently resolved.

What conditions are normally treated?

There is a wide range of conditions that may be successfully treated, including:

                     Back Pain                               TMJ     

                     Fibromyalgia                          Arthritis Osteo and Rheumatoid

                     Neck Pain                               Tendinitis     

                     Tennis Elbow                         Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

                     Muscle Pain                           Sinusitis     

                     Plantar Fascitis                      Post Operative Healing

                     Contusions                            Bursitis     

                     Wound Healing                     Repetitive Stress Syndrome