Low-Level Laser Therapy

Low-level laser therapy (also known as photobiomodulation or cold laser therapy) uses a painless, high-tech, non-thermal healing laser light to improve cellular function. The lasers stimulate cellular mitochondria and improve cell metabolism, allowing patients to heal quickly.

Juvenate Healing has chosen Erchonia lasers, since Erchonia is the only company with low-level lasers cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for use with low back pain, onychomycosis, plantar fasciitis and many other issues.

You should consider low level laser for these conditions:

  • Low back pain
  • Neck and shoulder pain
  • Soft tissue damage
  • Postoperative pain
  • Heel pain
  • Sciatica
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Neuropathy
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Onychomycosis (Toenail fungus)
  • Athlete’s Foot
  • Musculoskeletal injuries (such as sports, work or auto accidents)
  • Acne

How does low-level laser therapy work?

We apply different wavelengths of red and near infrared light directly to a specific area. The body tissue absorbs and reacts to the light. The damaged cells respond with a physiological reaction that promotes regeneration. This regeneration improves wound healing, reduces inflammation (which is very important for recovery including in sports injuries) and treats chronic pain.

Why is it called low-level?

The red and near infrared light is called low-level because its energy density is lower than other laser therapy used for cutting. Another name for this treatment is “Cold Laser Therapy” because there is no heating sensation and no skin damage.

How does the laser treatment feel?

The procedure is painless and noninvasive. There is no sound, no vibration and no heat. The laser light particles (photons) are tiny and can easily move through clothing as well as bandages and wound dressings.

Is low-level laser therapy safe?

Absolutely. Researchers have conducted over 2,500 studies since 1967 on the safety and effectiveness of low-level laser therapy in providing relief from pain and other symptoms . In fact, the healing mechanism of the laser in using light energy to initiate a cascade of reactions from the cell membrane all the way to the cell’s DNA (called cellular amplification) earned the Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine in 1994.

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TMJ pain relief

Pain in the jaw can be incredibly uncomfortable. It is often paired with headaches that make it difficult to focus. Low-level laser therapy can be effective for TMJ pain relief. What is TMJ? TMJ stands for temporomandibular joint. This is the joint of the jaw and connects the lower jawbone or mandible to the upper … Continue reading TMJ pain relief

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Neuropathy Treatment with Low-level Laser

Looking for a neuropathy treatment? Low-level laser therapy increases blood flow to nerves and reduces inflammation. Research has shown it can reduce pain and increase nerve density.

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Can’t Sleep? Acupuncture and Laser Can Help

If you’re struggling with sleep, acupuncture can be a useful tool. Insomnia is very common. One out of three Americans experience one or more symptoms of insomnia. While you may not be experiencing chronic insomnia- no restorative sleep for at least three nights a week for one month or longer- trouble sleeping can still affect … Continue reading Can’t Sleep? Acupuncture and Laser Can Help

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Acupuncture for Headache Relief

Are you one of the 15-20% of Americans who suffer from severe headache or migraine? We treat many folks with acupuncture for headache pains. And we also see results with low-level laser therapy for headache relief as well.

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Psoriasis Relief With Laser

Relief from psoriasis can sometimes feel out of reach. Psoriasis is a chronic, autoimmune condition. Low-level laser therapy offers promising results in psoriasis relief and reducing inflammation. Laser therapy is non-invasive and doesn’t involve pharmaceuticals.

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Laser Therapy for Sciatica Pain

The sciatic nerve is the longest single nerve in the body. The nerve starts in your lower back and splits to run through your hips, buttocks, legs, and feet. There is one on the left side and one on the right side. Could you be experiencing sciatica?

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Back Pain Relief

Eight in ten Americans will experience low back pain in their lifetime. In addition, adults reporting low back pain were three times as likely to be in fair or poor health (versus good or excellent) and more than four times as likely to experience serious psychological distress than people without low back pain. That is … Continue reading Back Pain Relief

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