Laser And Physical Therapy

FAQ: Can I Use Laser Therapy After Surgery?

Here at Borja Physical Therapy, our world revolves around our patients’ needs! Our experienced and highly trained team is here to make recovery a reachable goal! We specialize in keeping you active. We empower your decision to heal the natural way, without relying on pain pills, injections or surgery. So, can you use laser therapy after surgery?

Laser Therapy After Surgery

Laser Therapy After Surgery

Laser therapy is a safe and effective way to relieve pain and inflammation quickly. This is especially true for anyone recovering from surgery. Whether you’ve had an incision or a joint replacement, laser therapy can help you heal safely. It’s even safe for anyone with medical implants.

When it comes to healing after surgery, some of the most impressive results come from laser therapy. There are protocols that are used to deliver the right doses of light to the area. Research shows that laser therapy can speed up how your body heals. This means your incisions and scar tissue start healing quicker, making your recovery less painful. Most people begin feeling the effects immediately after treatment. As a result, they’re able to get back to normal movement.

Laser therapy targets damaged cells and energizes them. Then, they begin a series of healing processes in your body. The cells start healing faster than they normally would on their own. As a result, you get out of pain and you’re able to return to daily living.

Laser therapy also helps your muscles and bones to heal as well. You can benefit from treatment before or after having surgery. As a matter of fact, it can even prevent surgery altogether.

Improve With Laser Therapy

Here at Borja PT, we use the Lightforce FXi Class IV Laser. The purpose of laser therapy is to reduce pain and inflammation. Whether you’ve been in pain for just a few days or for a few months.

Click here to learn more about our LightForce Laser service or click here to learn more about the benefits of laser therapy.

About The Author

Jaime Curl

I've explored various fields within physical therapy including acute care and oncology at Troy Beaumont Hospital and outpatient physical therapy. As the office administrator and marketer, I'm able to combine my love for health and exercise science with my interest in marketing and numbers skills. My hobbies include spending time with friends and family, baking, crafting, and watching my favorite movies or tv shows.

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