LASER THERAPY IS CLINICALLY PROVEN
Laser Therapy is clinically proven as an effective treatment for pain and inflammation. Able to penetrate deep tissue structures, it has the ability to treat a wide variety of both acute and chronic conditions.
ALTERNATIVE TO DRUGS AND SURGERY
The non-invasive nature of Deep Tissue Laser Therapy provides a solution for those who are looking for alternatives to prescription drugs and surgery.
THE RIGHT DELIVERY METHOD
Deep tissue conditions are treated especially well using the LightForce™ Therapy Laser’s patented Laser-Massage® treatment head. This patented feature allows the practitioner to deliver energy while manipulating underlying tissue and muscle thus enhancing the effectiveness of the treatment.
WHAT TO EXPECT
Patients who visit Function 1st Physical Therapy Center in Harwood Heights for laser therapy will experience a comforting heat as the laser energy delicately permeates tissue, enhancing your body’s natural healing abilities to alleviate your pain. Treatments are quick and pain-free, typically ranging from 5 to 10 minutes.
Results can be immediate but the most observed results are after 3 to 5 treatment sessions. The body continues to benefit from the effects of the therapy for 18-24 hours after treatment. During this time, modulated cellular activity leads to decreased pain and inflammation.
About Laser Safety
FDA CLEARED DEVICES
Laser therapy administered at our center in Harwood Heights is a secure and efficient alternative to drugs and surgery for pain mitigation. Our LightForce™ Deep Tissue Therapy Lasers are FDA-approved and manufactured in line with ISO-13485 Medical Device Quality Standards, ensuring the most secure non-invasive treatment option available.
HIGHER POWER = EFFICIENT and EFFECTIVE
With up to 15W of therapeutic power, LightForce™ Therapy Lasers provide fast, effective relief with treatment times lasting only minutes.
The primary safety precaution when using therapy lasers is eye protection. Lasers can pose optical risks if the eye is exposed to the laser light. The therapeutic dose of laser light not in the visible light spectrum and therefore is not visible to your eye. Laser-safe eye protection is provided and must be worn by all individuals within the treatment area to ensure a safe environment.
WHAT TO EXPECT
You will feel soothing warmth during treatment; this sensation should never be uncomfortable. If at anytime during treatment you are uncomfortable, simply communicate with your practitioner and your treatment will be adjusted to maximize your comfort and ensure a safe administration.
SEE IF DEEP TISSUE LASER THERAPY IS RIGHT FOR YOU
Providing a solution that didn’t exist before, Deep Tissue Laser Therapy has become a preferred by those who have long sought relief without success. Its ability to impact pain on a cellular level provides pain relief for complex and simple conditions alike.
Don’t hesitate to contact us for an evaluation to determine if laser therapy is the best fit for your individual needs. Reclaim your mobility today with Deep Tissue Laser Therapy in Harwood Heights, IL.
Laser Therapy Scientific Advances
SCIENCE AND EVIDENCE-BASED THERAPY
The number of scientific studies and published papers on laser therapy continue to grow, with over 3,000 current published studies. LightForce, our laser therapy provider, is an industry leader with regards to clinical trials and scientific research.
RECENT TECHNOLOGY ADVANCES
“Cold Lasers” have been in use for over 20 years with only limited results. Laser therapy treatments with these lower-power lasers (< 50 mW) have not provided the consistency practitioners desire.
Only recently have higher power therapy lasers become more common. With the introduction of these lasers, observable results are more readily achieved in a wide variety of patients. Advances in scientific understanding and technology have made Deep Tissue Laser Therapy an increasingly popular treatment option for pain and inflammation associated with a wide variety of acute and chronic conditions.
COMBINING THE BEST TECHNOLOGY AND CLINICAL STAFF
LightForce™ Therapy Lasers are FDA cleared and are the only therapy lasers available with the patented Laser-Massage® Roller-Ball. These Deep Tissue Therapy Lasers provide an optimal mix of power and wavelength along with dosing protocols developed as a result of research and scientific findings. Our staff has been trained in delivery technique and how to obtain the best results every time.