High-Dose Laser Therapy is a class 4 therapeutic laser, designed to stimulate healing and eliminate pain. The healing benefits of class 4 laser are so incredible, every major sports organization including the NBA, NFL, MLB, and the US Olympic training centers all utilize class 4 laser.
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Laser therapy uses specific wavelengths of light to penetrate tissues, increasing the metabolism of the cells. This happens through a process called photobiomodulation. Photobiomodulation will “bio-stimulate” tissue growth, tissue repair, and turbocharges your cells to speed up the healing process. Laser speeds healing is through the activation of mitochondria, which are the powerhouse of your cells and produce the energy molecules in your body called ATP. When the photons stimulate the mitochondria, more ATP energy molecules are released, and the metabolism of the cells increases.
High Dose Laser Therapy in Jupiter, FL reduces inflammation, stimulates capillary and collagen development, and is a potent activator of stem cells, which are integral in the healing of damaged tissue.
What does this mean to you? It means the time it takes your injury to heal is drastically reduced with virtually no side effects.
Sport & Spinal Rehab uses a Diowave 60 watt Class 4 laser which allows deeper penetration than most other lasers on the market. The Diowave laser can be used with:
- Continuous Wave Laser Therapy: continuous laser therapy is great for treating larger areas and for diffuse pain like advanced arthritis. With continuous wave laser therapy, patients may feel a warm and soothing sensation. Therefore, we have to keep the laser moving, so the tissues don’t get too hot.
- Micro-Pulsed Wave Laser Therapy: When patients have focal pathologies like disc herniations, stenosis, sprained ligaments, or tears, we use the micro-pulsed wave therapy. With this setting, the laser will pulse faster that your eyes can see, eliminating the thermal effect of the laser. What makes super-pulsed wave therapy so incredible, is the ability to hold the laser over a focal injury, sending all the laser’s energy directly into the injury without overheating tissue.
High-Dose Laser Therapy helps with a variety of conditions including:
- disc bulges
- disc herniations
- sprained ligaments
- strained muscles,
- carpal tunnel syndrome
- shoulder rotator cuff tears
- meniscus tears of the knee
- foot plantar fasciitis
If you are curious if High-Dose Laser Therapy can help you, call 561-406-6905 to schedule an appointment with Dr. Nevel to discuss your injuries.