Cold Laser

Cold Laser at ChiroHealth of Chiropractor Fargo

When patients hear of the ChiroHealth & Rehab of Chiropractor Fargo doctors discuss cold laser treatment, they often times think of laser surgery or of something out of a scene of a Star Trek movie. Whether the lasers we think of are for surgery or the ones used in the movies for shooting at people, we think of lasers as being damaging and able to cut through almost anything. Cold laser, however is unlike any of those other kinds of lasers. You see, cold laser actually causes tissue HEALING and not tissue damage!

One of the biggest challenges to overcome when treating patients who are hurting is trying to reduce inflammation and pain so that the patient can move and begin to heal and can start to be active again. Cold laser is a treatment used by the ChiroHealth & Rehab of Chiropractor Fargo specialists that is very effective at reducing a patient’s pain quickly and getting them on the road to recovery much more rapidly.

Cold laser, just like the name implies, is laser treatment that is, well, cold, and unlike surgical lasers that produce heat and cut through tissue cold laser does not produce heat. Instead, rather than cutting tissue cold laser actually stimulates healing in just about all parts of the body.   Simply put, surgical lasers are used for cutting tissue cold lasers are used for healing tissue.

The ChiroHealth & Rehab of Chiropractor Fargo doctors use a number of treatment therapies to help reduce pain and inflammation quickly in order to get you moving again and recovering rapidly. One of the most effective ways of accomplishing this is the use of cold laser treatment. Our clinic has been using cold laser therapy for nearly 20 years and believe it or not the treatment has been around for decades! Infact, there were studies being done on this form of treatment in the mid-1960’s!

Cold laser uses compressed light energy called photons. These photons interact with cells in the tissues of the body and actually stimulate the cells to regenerate and heal the tissue. It also helps to reduce inflammation and pain as well to help the body move more normally with less pain. Laser treatment stimulates all sorts of tissues to heal including muscle, tendon, ligament, and even skin to heal more quickly. Cold laser even has an impact on nerve tissue and helps nerve tissue to heal. Many of the conditions the ChiroHealth & Rehab of Chiropractor Fargo doctors treat are chronic pain conditions like arthritis. You would think that chronic conditions like arthritis do not have many treatment options but, chronic arthritis pain responds excellent to cold laser and most patients get significant relief.

The best thing about this ground-breaking technique is that it’s simple, it is effective and most of all it is extremely safe. The way that this laser therapy works is through small laser lights positioned at specific areas of the body. The treatment used by the ChiroHealth & Rehab of Chiropractor Fargo doctors on the areas of the body will last approximately anywhere from 10 to 15 minutes. The lights emit specific wavelengths of light that are passed through the clothing and layers of the skin to penetrate to the cells of the tissues. The light emitted reacts with the cells increasing ATP, which is the fuel cells use to repair tissue. This is kind of similar to the process of photosynthesis found in plants, and this increase in energy helps to stimulate the body’s regeneration process increasing the speed of healing.

Cold laser treatment used by the ChiroHealth & Rehab of Chiropractor Fargo doctors is different than most other clinics. That is because we choose to use the most effective and most highly researched laser available which is the Erchonia Low Level Laser. Erchonia is one of the most trusted brands of Cold Laser therapy and is one of the worlds most researched 3LT Lasers. It also has been tested and approved for treatment by the FDA (Food and Drug Administration). New treatments for Cold Laser therapy are always being tested by Erchonia to help with an even wider range of issues that our patients experience in their daily lives.

Cold laser treatment as used by the ChiroHealth & Rehab of Chiropractor Fargo doctors is also ve dory effective at treating acute injuries such as sprains or strains and even the injuries that comes from more severe trauma like car accidents or falls. Believe it or not, but cold laser treatment is also very effective at helping areas that have undergone surgery and even broken bones heal faster!

One of the challenges in healing painful areas of the body is getting the body to replace damaged tissue with more normal healthy tissue. This is important not only for getting out of pain but also for proper healing and preventing your pain from coming back. When the ChiroHealth & Rehab of Chiropractor Fargo specialists use the Erchonia cold laser, the body is more able to replace the damaged tissue with healthy tissue. The result is that patients feel a dramatic decrease in pain more quickly than they would otherwise. Another benefit to using the cold laser is that the tissue heals faster and it heals stronger because the body is able to make stronger, more healthy tissue when the cold laser is applied. This is important for not just short term relief, but also for long term benefit to help prevent the pain from coming back.

Cold laser has been used extensively for decades in professional sports as well as in veterinary medicine where it has been used to help heal tendons and ligaments in racehorses.

The ChiroHealth & Rehab of Chiropractor Fargo doctors are committed to using the most advanced and effective forms of treating their patients without the use of surgery or medications. Cold laser is one of the most advanced and effective ways of treating stubborn and chronic conditions effectively without the use of drugs and surgery. Even really tough conditions like arthritis, tendonitis, bursitis, rotator cuff and plantar fasciitis can be treated successfully with cold laser.

One of the main goals of the ChiroHealth & Rehab of Chiropractor Fargo experts is to get you out of pain as quickly as possible because we know that the sooner we can reduce your pain the sooner we can get you moving again. The reason it is important to get you moving again is because proper movement is absolutely essential to normal healing. The reason this is so important is that normal healing leads to healthy joints and tissues that are able to withstand the wear and tear of daily life and protect your from further injury. Cold laser is one of the most effective ways to help your body achieve this.

There are many benefits our patients appreciate about the use of cold laser by the ChiroHealth & Rehab of Chiropractor Fargo doctors. Not only is it that the treatment is very effective for getting them out of pain and helping them to heal more quickly but, the treatment is absolutely painless and there is no reported side effects to using cold laser. Now, when you compare the use of something like cold laser to the devastating side effects that can come from surgery, medications, injections and even simple things like ibuprofen it makes much more sense to first use something that has been proven to not only reduce pain and inflammation but to also stimulate healing in the body. And, it does all this without any side effects! Definitely not something that any surgery or pill can proclaim.

Cold laser healing therapy is performed in a comfortable setting. It is efficient. It is effective. It is affordable. So, if you are struggling with low back pain, leg pain, degenerative arthritis pain, sciatica, carpal tunnel syndrome, arm pain, shoulder pain and neck pain, Call us now at 701-451-9098.

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