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Laser Therapy

The laser therapy we provide is unique to eastern Ontario. If you are in pain, you may be a candidate for laser therapy. We have had fantastic results treating patients with a variety of conditions including shingles, neuropathy, tendonitis, plantar fascitis and fractured bones, just to name a few. Our laser will allow you to heal your injuries faster than other therapy options. It is light therapy that works to improve the blood supply to the injured area to reduce the time it takes for you to heal.

 

 

Watch how our laser Treatments proved to be a 'miraculous' solution for oue patient Chuck who has shingles


 

Related Conditions 

 

Peripheral Neuropathy

Peripheral neuropathy is a condition affecting small nerves in the body, often in the feet. There are a number of conditions which cause neuropathy including diabetes, chemotherapy, B12 deficiency, low back problems and more. Symptoms are commonly burning or tingling in the feet and a lack of feeling. In many cases, symptoms progressively worsen if not properly addressed. Laser therapy can significantly improve symptoms and halt the progression of nerve damage.

 

Shingles 

Shingles, or herpes zoster, is an infection caused by the chickenpox virus, which sits dormant for years in the nervous system. Symptoms include pain and a rash on one side of the body. Shingles most commonly affects older adults and people with weak immune systems.


1/3 of all people will experience shingles pain in their lifetime.While there are few effective and safe treatment options to remedy the pain of shingles, laser therapy has been shown to be very effective with minimal side effects. Laser therapy is a drug free, safe and effective treatment for shingles pain.

 

Tendonitis

Tendons are tough, flexible, fibrous bands of tissue that connect muscles to bones. When tendons become inflamed, irritated or suffer microscopic tears, the condition is called tendonitis. Laser therapy stimulates quick healing and reduces time away from work or activity. Tendonitis usually happens for one of two reasons: 

Over-use: An action repeated too frequently

Overload: An activity is increased too quickly causing injury

 

Whiplash

Whiplash is any impact or blow that causes your head to jerk forward or backward creating neck strain. Neck strain during car accidents is often diagnosed as whiplash. The sudden force stretches and may even tear the muscles and tendons in your neck.

 

Symptoms may include: 

  • Pain, decreased range of motion, and tightness in the neck.
  • The muscles may also feel hard or knotted.
  • Pain when rocking your head from side to side or backward and forward.
  • Tenderness.
  • Headaches at the base of the skull that radiate towards the forehead.

 

Sports Injuries  

We treat many sports related injuries such as, sprains, strains, concussions and a variety of muscle and joint injuries. Laser therapy and Graston can help return an athlete to their sport sooner by accelerating the healing of these injuries.

 

Shoulder, Knee, Foot Pains

After a thorough exam, these various pains can be relieved with manipulations, laser therapy, kinesiotaping and soft tissue therapy. By putting proper strengthening plans in place, we are able to reduce the chances of recurring injuries.

 

Sciatica

Sciatica is a term used to generally describe a symptom of leg pain—and possibly tingling, numbness or weakness—that originates in the lower back and travels through the buttock and down the large sciatic nerve in the back of the leg. Pain from sciatica can be reduced with chiropractic adjustments and laser therapy. Exercises will prevent future episodes of sciatica.

 

Sciatica is often characterized by one or a combination of the following symptoms:

  • Constant pain in only one side of the buttock or leg (rarely can occur in both legs)
  • Pain that is worse when sitting
  • Leg pain that is often described as burning, tingling or searing (vs. a dull ache) - Weakness,
  • Numbness or difficulty moving the leg or foot
  •  A sharp pain that may make it difficult to stand up or to walk

 

Tension Headaches

Tension headaches are often caused by muscles in the neck. Many patients with tension headaches respond well to laser therapy.