Cold Laser Therapy

 

Dr. Ruminder Birk is using Cold Laser Therapy on patients in his Woodbridge,ON chiropractic clinic to help with pain related to:

  • Knee pain/Arthritis
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Low Back Pain
  • Trigger Points
  • Muscle Spasms
  • Hip Pain
  • Hand Pain
  • Elbow Pain

Numerous Studies Show that Laser Therapy can help with:

  • Tendinopathies
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Myofascial Trigger Points
  • Lateral Epicondylitis (Tennis Elbow)
  • Ligament Sprains
  • Muscle Strains
  • Repetitive Stress Injuries
  • Chondromalacia Patellae
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Shoulder, Back & Knee Pain
  • Herpes Zoster (Shingles)
  • Post-Traumatic Injury
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Diabetic Neuropathy
  • Venous Ulcers
  • Diabetic Foot Ulcers
  • Burns
  • Deep Edema / Congestion
  • Sports Injuries
  • Auto & Work Related Injuries

What is Laser Therapy?

Laser Therapy, is a painless treatment.  The laser energy increases circulation, drawing water, oxygen, and nutrients to the damaged area which is causing you pain. This creates an optimal healing environment that:

  • Reduces inflammation, swelling, muscle spasms, stiffness, and pain.
  • As the injured area returns to normal, function is restored and pain is relieved.

Cold Laser Advanced Technology

Cold Laser is leading the way in pain management, tissue repair, safe treatments, and fast treatment times.

  • Dual-Wavelength beam that penetrates deep into your tissue.
  • High powered which can deliver doses that result in shorter treatments.
  • Consistent and safe treatment results.
  • Continuous & modulating frequencies to promote pain control and healing.

          

Dr. Birk answers FAQ’s on Laser Treatment

Does Cold Laser hurt?
There is little or no sensation during treatment, it will not hurt. Hundreds of research studies have shown Laser Therapy to be safe and effective. Laser Therapy is non-invasive, non-toxic and non-thermal. Unlike other forms of radiation, Laser Therapy is beneficial rather than harmful to tissue.

What does a Cold Laser treatment feel like?
Occasionally patients feel a mild, soothing warmth or tingling. Areas of pain or inflammation may be sensitive briefly before pain reduction.

How many treatments are needed?
The number of treatments will vary with regard to the individual problem as every patient and condition responds to Laser Therapy uniquely. In a recent clinical report on over 1,000 patients treated with Laser Therapy, patients averaged slightly less than 10 treatments to resolve their condition. In some patients, 1 treatment is sufficient; however, on average, 3-25 treatments are required. In some cases, additional maintenance treatments may be recommended.

Are there any side effects or associated risks to Cold Laser?
Cold Laser Therapy has been used for over twenty years by health care providers all over the world with very few reports of side effects. On occasion pre existing injuries or pain may feel aggravated for a few days, as the healing response is more active after treatment.

Who uses Laser Therapy?
Laser Therapy is being used by an increasing number of Chiropractors, physiotherapists, veterinarians, naturopaths and dentists across Canada.
Laser Therapy Systems are also currently being used by a number of sports professionals e.g. The Toronto Raptors, The Toronto Maple Leafs as well as the Toronto Blue Jays, the Miami Heat, the Canadian National Ballet Company along with many other high performance organizations utilize the technology as the basic treatment platform for their athletic injuries.

 

 


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