High Power Laser Therapy uses non-invasive laser energy to generate a photochemical response in damaged or dysfunctional tissue. Laser light stimulates higher ATP production levels, increases cell membrane permeability, and promotes blood and lymphatic vessel vasodilation.
These events lead to a cascade of beneficial effects, increasing cellular energy and health.
All light is composed of photons – small packets of light energy. However, not all light is the same. Different electromagnetic wavelengths represent different colors on the visible light spectrum.
When light is projected as a single, coherent wavelength where the waves travel parallel to each other, it’s considered laser light.
Laser therapy applies specifically calibrated laser light to an organism in order to stimulate cellular level metabolic processes.
The photon energy of laser light can effectively penetrate the skin and underlying structures, accelerating the body’s natural healing process.
Laser therapy utilizes the wavelengths and frequencies of visible red and near infrared (NIR) light to treat a variety of conditions at their source within the body through safe, non-invasive, and painless procedures.
Studies have shown that when tissue cultures are irradiated by lasers, enzymes within cells absorb energy from laser light. Visible red light and near infrared (NIR) are absorbed within the mitochondria and the cell membrane.
This produces higher ATP levels and boosts DNA production, leading to an increase in cellular health and energy.
Therefore, when applied as treatment, lasers have been shown to reduce pain and inflammation as well as stimulate nerve regeneration, muscle relaxation, and immune system response.
Lasers have no effect on normal tissues because photons of light are only absorbed and utilized by the cells that need them.