A fantastic supplement to Chiropractic treatment, Low Intensity Laser Therapy (L.I.L.T.) is a safe, non-invasive, drug-free treatment that helps treat acute or persistent musculoskeletal injuries and chronic or degenerative conditions.
L.I.L.T. uses red and infrared light for the relief of pain, to accelerate healing and decrease inflammation.
When the light source (by way of superluminous and laser diodes) is placed against the skin, the light particles penetrate several centimeters into the tissue. These particles are absorbed by a variety of molecules resulting in the conversion of light into biochemical energy.
As a result, many positive physiological responses are initiated; enhancing the body’s healing process.
All patients must undergo a consultation prior to L.I.L.T. being offered. This will determine if L.I.L.T is appropriate for treating the condition concerned.
Treatment is applied directly to the skin above the injured area. This may require the removal of minimal items of clothing.
It may be useful to bring something to occupy yourself with such as a book or magazine.
The effectiveness of L.I.L.T. is improved if patients can remain hydrated (approx.. 1 litre of water per day depending on activity levels).
Treatments are typically 30 minutes to 1 hour in duration depending on the condition being treated. Most patients are required to attend 2-3 times per week as each L.I.L.T. has a cumulative effect.
The number of treatments will depend on the extent of the problem and how long it has been troublesome for. Based on the genetic makeup of the cells, an individual’s response to L.I.L.T. will vary to some degree.
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