Laser therapy is the application of light energy to tissue to stimulate tissue healing after injuries or in acute and chronic pain conditions.
At Physiomobility, your physiotherapist or chiropractor may use laser therapy as part of your treatment protocol and combines it with manual therapy, exercise therapy, and education.
Low-Level Laser Therapy application does not produce heat or vibration like Ultrasound. It delivers its effect through photochemical properties at the cellular level and produces ATP (the energy source of all cells). Through this process, laser therapy helps the cells to naturally heal.
Laser therapy is used to control inflammation, speed up the healing process and improve the tensile strength of the targeted tissue all of which brings pain relief to the patient. Laser therapy is an effective treatment modality for professional and recreational athletes or active individuals since it greatly shortens the recovery time and helps the individual to get back to their game.
The laser beam can be used to stimulate acupuncture points and is used for treating patients when acupuncture is a modality of choice but for much different reason including fear of needles or hypersensitivity, needle acupuncture is substituted by laser.
Laser therapy is commonly used for treating:
We do not provide laser therapy as a stand-alone treatment as we believe any modality including laser can only benefit our patients as part of a comprehensive treatment plan which includes manual therapy, exercise, and education.
The cost of your treatments will be covered by your insurance plan if you have physiotherapy or chiropractic coverage since laser therapy is provided as part of your treatment program.
AS ESSENTIAL HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS, WE REMAIN OPEN FOR IN-CLINIC TREATMENTS DURING THE PROVINCE WIDE EMERGENCY BREAK ANNOUNCED ON APRIL 01, 2021
Physiomobility continues to remain open and is not part of the lockdown. We continue to have rigorous disinfection policies and procedures in place to ensure the safety of our community and are open for patient in-person visits with all of our practitioners.
Virtual appointments are available and encouraged for those who are at a heightened risk of illness.
We remain focused on our quality of care & our continued commitment to helping our patients feel their best. For further assistance, you can contact us at 416-444-4800 during our opening hours.
The Physiomobility Team