Cold Laser Therapy

Cold Laser Therapy Specialist
With modern technology comes efficient and virtually painless therapy mechanisms. Drs. Shannon Darrow and Steven Watson of Watson Chiropractic administer cold laser treatment as a chiropractic technique to manage pain and stimulate the healing process. Learn more by contacting their offices in Kent, Tacoma, and SeaTac, Washington. You can schedule an appointment by calling any location or using the online booking tool.

Cold Laser Therapy Q & A

What is cold laser therapy?

Cold laser therapy, also referred to as low-level laser therapy, is a treatment system designed for healing precision. Similar to acupuncture, these lasers target trigger points to alleviate pain and stimulate healing. The procedure is a non-invasive alternative to acupuncture and surgery.

With its ability to treat a wide range of symptoms, cold lasers can address:

  • Acute and chronic pain
  • Ligament sprains
  • Muscle strains
  • Soft tissue injuries
  • Tendinitis
  • Arthritis
  • Back pain
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome

How do cold lasers work?

A major appeal of cold laser therapy is its noninvasive approach to healing and repair. The cold laser generates a targeted light at a specific wavelength that maximizes energy absorption.

The tangible goal of cold laser therapy is to deliver photons to damaged cells, which is scientifically perceived to accelerate production of cell energy. This process results in transforming your weak cells into a stable, healthy state.

What are the benefits of cold lasers?

Cold laser therapy is a product of modern, advanced technology, researched to reap the most benefits for healing. Advantages of cold lasers include:

  • Ease of application
  • Extreme safety
  • It’s non-toxic
  • It’s noninvasive
  • No side effects or pain
  • Cost-effectiveness
  • More than 90% effective in treating ailments

Cold lasers also produce biological effects that stimulate healthy cells, including:

Increased cell growth

The primary purpose of cold lasers is to accelerate reproduction of healthy cells.

Greater metabolic activity

Cold lasers guide the body to increase the output of specific enzymes and deliver increased amounts of oxygen to blood cells.

Reduced fibrous tissue formation

This type of laser therapy minimizes the formation of scar tissue.

Anti-inflammatory action

Cold lasers reduce bruising or joint inflammation that leads to swelling, which in turn improves joint mobility.

Increased vascular activity

The cold laser fosters maximum circulation in the affected tissue.

Other benefits of cold laser therapy include:

  • Faster wound healing
  • Stimulated nerve function
  • Reduced pain

Contact Watson Chiropractic today to learn more about how cold laser therapy can foster your well-being.

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