Our Arlington office offers MicrolightLaser™, a newly FDA cleared laser device which does not damage tissues, but actually helps them heal. Treatment with this kind of “cold” laser is called Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT).
How does this treatment work?
In the same way that skin has photo receptivity to sunlight and becomes tanned after exposure, other types of cells and structures in the body contain photoreceptors. The MicrolightLaser™ can penetrate these tissues up to a maximum depth of 2 inches. MicrolightLaser™ produces laser energy at an invisible wavelength of 830 nanometers. This precise power and wavelength actually penetrates into areas of inflammation, pain and swelling to help the body heal faster.
When the target areas receive this Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT), they are immediately and positively affected through a process called photobiostimulation. Simply put, MicrolightLaser™ therapy increases cellular activity within damaged tissue, promoting accelerated recovery time.
What MicrolightLaser™ (LLLT) can do for you:
- Relieve acute, sub-acute and chronic pain
- Increase blood flow
- Reduce inflammation and swelling
- Stimulate cell growth
- Increase cellular metabolism and repair
- Increase speed, quality and tensile strength of tissue repair
- Promote collagen formation
- Promote faster healing