Over the last several years laser therapies have become a popular and common treatment modality utilized in musculo-skeletal clinics. Healthview Therapy Centre purchased one about four years ago and now it seems to see regular use that is close to that of our ultrasound machine.
Ultrasound for many years has been the meat and potatoes of modalities. Modalities such as these are typically used as adjunctive therapies in a clients treatment. That is to say that they are part of a treatment program and are a component of a more complete plan.
Clinically our clients have reported positive benefits of laser and often request and or refer for this treatment option. Used properly in concert with a comprehensive plan, laser can be a great benefit. Be sure to ask the clinician about laser and what it can do for you.
This video focuses on a specific brand of laser, but all lasers work under the same basic rules.
This video demonstrates certain conditions and the use laser. Using laser in combination with a proper treatment plan may be for you.
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