Laser therapy hits a home run in professional baseball
Physicians exploring laser therapy to treat pain expected to grow by 13%.
According to the US Pain Foundation (http://medlandingnews.com/
"I recently had meniscus removal surgery. After two days of treatments, my experience with laser therapy was excellent.” Said professional baseball player Tony Wolters. “My knee is stronger, and overall I am doing a lot better. It works! It gave me a lot more confidence in what I am able to do. I am definitely going to continue using this product throughout my career."
Unlike many pharmacological treatments that mask pain, laser therapy treats the underlying condition to promote healing. Pain management through laser therapy can be especially helpful to those patients who cannot tolerate injections or their prescribed drugs.
Many physicians agree that managing a patient’s pain requires implementing multiple strategies and new, cutting-edge solutions to achieve maximum benefits. Plus, patients are searching for alternative therapies to manage pain and reduce dependence on medication. As the benefits of laser therapy (http://medlanding.com/
"Based on our experience in our pain clinic, the laser has been very effective in healing many different types of pain,” said Ernest Khoury, MD, Metro Pain Laser owner. “It is also a useful adjunct to the traditional modalities of pain relief.”
In clinical studies, low-level laser therapy (LLLT) as a treatment for chronic pain (http://journal.frontiersin.org/
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Laser therapy has other clinical benefits including anti-inflammation, onychomycosis treatment, accelerated tissue repair and cell growth, improved vascular and metabolic activity, reduced fibrous tissue formation, improved nerve function, immunoregulation and faster wound healing.