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FAQ: Are There Side Effects To Laser Therapy?

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, are there any side effects to laser therapy?

Side Effects To Laser Therapy

Are There Side Effects To Laser Therapy?

Class IV lasers are FDA cleared. They follow the most strict safety regulations. Through continued research, there are no known significant side effects from laser therapy to date.

There are positive side effects, though.

For instance, you might experience flushed skin due to increased blood flow. Some people also notice a warm, soothing feeling during treatment. These effects don’t last long, only for about a few hours.

If laser therapy wasn’t administered properly, it could magnify some of your symptoms. For example, you could notice an increase in swelling or nerve pain. This is easily be corrected by adjusting treatment settings. However, all laser treatments are administered by certified staff members who have completed advanced courses and training.

We prioritize the knowledge and understanding of treatment parameters to ensure the safety of our patients. We are constantly learning and staying educated about laser therapy. Our goal is to provide the safest and most effective treatment while keeping you safe.

Improve With Laser Therapy

Laser therapy is a safe and effective way to relieve pain. Treatment is fast, safe, and painless. Laser improves the body’s healing process by energizing cells. As a result, it helps your body use its own healing powers by starting a series of healing responses.

Often, people feel a reduction in pain during treatment. In fact, most see results in as little as 3 to 5 sessions. Beyond that, the effects can continue for up to 18 hours. That means you will continue healing even after you get home.

Click here to learn more about our LightForce Laser service or click here to learn about who should use laser therapy.

About The Author

Jaime Curl

I've explored many different fields within physical therapy, including acute care and oncology at Troy Beaumont Hospital, elementary through high school levels in the Troy School District, and outpatient physical therapy. As the office manager and marketer, I am able to combine my love for health and exercise science with my people skills, all with a dash of marketing and personal training. My hobbies include spending time with friends and family, baking, crafting, and watching my favorite movies or tv shows.

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