Laser therapy uses light to aid the natural healing process of the body, LLLT is not thermal and cannot cause heating and thereby damage to living tissue. LLLT is used for the treatment of pain, wound healing and musculoskeletal conditions such as tendonitis and plantar fasciitis . It improves outcomes in many conditions and can also provide a needle free acupuncture treatment. Laser therapy is one of the fastest growing therapies in the podiatry field.
Laser can be used to treat many conditions ;
- Achilles tendonitis
- Plantar fasciitis
- Fungal nails
- Leg ulcers
- Muscle Injury
Healed tissue which has been treated with laser has been shown to have an improved quality and tensile strength with minimal scarring.