Drug free pain relief and healing is the goal for most of us, as is avoiding surgery. Regardless of whether you’re a pro athlete, a “weekend warrior,” an elderly patient, or already in post-surgery recovery…Laser therapy reduces pain, accelerates recovery, and promotes the natural healing process. The treatment is pain free and is a non-invasive (non-surgical) treatment.
FAQ’s Asked Questions About Aspen Class IV Laser Therapy Treatments
Treatments are performed by positioning the laser hand-piece approximately ½” directly above the skin and surrounding the area of injury and pain with the laser treatment beam
The Aspen Class IV Laser Therapy produces results quickly. For most ACUTE conditions 5-6 treatments is all that is needed. CHRONIC conditions take longer and may require 6-12 treatments. While these are averages, each person is unique and healing time varies by person and condition. For those with lifelong conditions, your doctor may recommend 1 or 2 follow-up treatments each month.
Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT) has been in use for over 30 years around the world. There have been almost no side effects reported. Occasionally some old injuries or pain syndromes may feel aggravated for a few days, as the healing response becomes more active after a treatment.
Depending on the condition, treatment times for this non-invasive procedure will last on average 10 minutes, but is based on the size of the area, depth of penetration needed and condition being treated.
Most patients notice a warm, often soothing feeling. There is no pain associated with a treatment. Many patients experience pain relief, reduced muscle tension and tightness, reduced inflammation and improved range of motion
Class IV Laser Therapy is usually not covered by insurance plans
Southern Tier Podiatry has several Aspen Laser Therapeutic packages available to treat a variety of conditions.
Patient can also use CareCredit, Health Savings or Flex Spending Accounts for Laser treatments.