thoracicWhat’s the new coolest way to help relieve pain? Lasers. That’s right, Laser Therapy, also known as photobiomodulation, is the use of specific wavelengths of light to create therapeutic effects. The treatment is pain-free and is one of the most unique ways to relieve pain. The technological advancement has increased over the past decade and this clearly exemplifies just how far we have come. The effects of the Laser Therapy help reduce pain, swelling, and increase healing time and circulation. The history of Laser Therapy dates back to the 1970s, when it was used in Europe; however, the therapeutic treatment did not become into use in the U.S. until 2002.

How does Laser Therapy work? The laser accelerates wound healing and decreases inflammation, pain and scar tissue formation. There is no extraordinary amount of work needed for this type of treatment, and it is all done with painless lasers. This is a great way to help reduce the pain in your body and stiffness that you may feel in certain areas. Furthermore, another great aspect of this therapy is that there are almost no side effects. It is a safe, healthy and quick way to help your body relieve pain.

Over the past several years, there have been many researchers who have studied the laser therapy and have found that it also helps with healing faster, strengthening tissue repair,  improving immune response and improving blood flow and lymphatic drainage. Sports injuries, muscle strains, fibromyalgia, burns and plantar fasciitis are all among some of the many injuries that Laser Therapy will help.

In addition, think about just how simply this treatment is, and how beneficial it is for your body. The therapy is quick, painless and easy, and it will make you feel so much better physically that it is certainly worth your time!


Did you know that you do not need a referrals for physical therapy? For more information call Advance Physical Therapy and The Physical Therapy Alliance (516) 568-4444 with locations in Massapequa, Valley Stream, Wantagh and Lindenhurst.