Low-level laser therapy(LLLT) now in Phoenix, Arizona!
Exciting news, we have added a new portable electric stim and low-level laser therapy combination
unit! These Services at Petkov Therapy are covered by Medicare and all other insurances
What is low-level laser therapy (LLLT)?
LLLT is a non-invasive light source treatment that generates a single wavelength of light. It emits no
heat, sound, or vibration.
Effects of LLLT
- Reduction of inflammation
- Pain relief
- Accelerated tissue regeneration
Conditions that are treated include:
- Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid arthritis
- Disc herniation
- Reduction of volume and pain in lymphedema
What does research say?
A 2017 systematic review and meta-analysis from Clijsen et al. found that LLLT is an effective treatment
modality to reduce pain in senior and older adult patients with musculoskeletal disorders. They also
noted that adherence to the World Association of Laser Therapy (WALT) dosages improved the
Reference: Clijsen R, Brunner A, Barbero M, Clarys P, Taeymans J. Effects of low-level laser therapy on
pain in patients with musculoskeletal disorders: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Available from:
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