Cold Laser Therapy at Riverside Chiropractic Center in Medford, MA
Revolutionary Laser Technology
For the past 20 years Cold Laser therapy has gained worldwide recognition by experts for its ability to reduce pain and enhance healing without drugs or invasive surgery. The goal of laser therapy is to deliver light energy which promotes damaged cells from a state of illness to a stable, healthy state. Our laser equipment is FDA approved, non-invasive, side effect and pain free, expedites faster recovery, and relieves pain without potentially harmful drugs.
How Does It Work?
Cold laser device directs the light energy to the intended body part for the required amount of time while the patients is seated or laying down. The treatment takes about 10 minutes on average. There is no associated pain or discomfort with appilcation and the patients can carry on with their normal activities as usual.
The light energy (photons) emitted by laser device is absorbed by body tissues which in turn causes a reduction of inflammation, pain, and tightness but most importantly, promotes faster healing of the injured or involved body tissues. Clod laser is completely different from common lasers used for surgeries. Cold laser is a therapeutic device similar to ultrasound.
How Long Does It Take To See Results?
Different conditions might vary in their response to cold laser therapy but majority of conditions respond in 6-12 sessions. During your consultation with Dr. Pourshadi the length of treatment for your specific condition will be discussed.
What Conditions Could Be Addressed By Cold Laser Therapy?
- Back and neck pain
- Acute and chronic pain
- Arthritis pain
- Carpal tunnel Syndrome
- Plantar fasciitis
- Shoulder conditions, such as rotator cuff injuries
- Disc related pain
- Tennis elbow
- Muscle pain and strain
- Foot and ankle pain
Does Cold Laser Therapy Make Patients To Feel Cold?!
No. This name is only used to differentiate between the commonly used lasers, which are normally high intensity and generate heat to cut or do incisions, and low level laser therapy, which is low intensity and does not cut or generate heat but instead causes accelerated tissue healing and pain or inflammation reduction.
Does My Insurance Pay For Cold Laser Therapy?
Unfortunately no, but the good news is that cold laser therapy is quite affordable and is significantly less expensive when compared to other common laser therapies.
- Initial consultation: $90
- Each session: $40
Please do not hesitate to call us if you have any questions.