The Technology of Laser Therapy

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The technology utilizes superluminous and laser diodes to irradiate adnormal tissue with photons; these particles of energy are absorbed by a variety of molecules resulting in the conversion of light into biochemical energy. Multiple positive physiological responses are thereby initiated and normal cell morphology and function are restored. This process is curative and eliminates symptoms (ie. pain, edema, etc.)

The physiological effects of LILT include an increase in the production of:

  • DNA synthesis
    • The protein building block essential to the process of cell regeneration
  • Collagen
    • Increase tensile strength of muscles, tendons and ligaments
  • ATP (Adenosine Triphosphate)
    • The fuel of the cell required in facilitating cell metabolism
  • Endorphins
    • Morphine like substance produced by the body to reduce the sensation of pain
  • Cortisol
    • (Cortisol is the precursor of Cortisone) this enables the body to combat stress associated with trauma or the disease process
  • Modulation of cellular components involved in the healing process
    • i.e. macrophages, fibroblasts, lymphocytes, etc.
  • Stimulation of:
    • Immune response
    • Lymphatic drainage (reduction in edema)
    • angiogenesis - formation of new capillaries and arterioles resulting in improved circulation/tissue oxygenation