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Laser Therapy

by Jan 1, 2020

How does the laser work?

The light beam penetrates into the soft tissues, bringing new oxygen and nutrients that trigger your body’s natural healing processes. It also reduces inflammation and pain.

What are the benefits of laser therapy?

The four main effects of LLLT specifically are wound healing, anti-inflammation, and antalgic (anti-pain).

Other benefits and effects of Low Light Laser Therapy:

  • Improved metabolism & increased cell metabolism
  • Improved blood circulation & vasodilation
    Analgesic effect
  • Promotes faster wound healing and clot formation

What can I expect at my visit?

During your initial visit you will have a consultation with the doctor to evaluate the pain. If he recommends laser therapy, one of our highly trained medical assistants will proceed with the therapy as he indicates the area of pain.

Is the procedure painful?

Most patients feel no pain, while others feel a warm sensation at times.

Is there a recovery period?


How long does the procedure take?

15 minutes.

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Dr. Kim Gauntt
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