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Is Sacroiliac Pain Treatable With Cold Laser Therapy
Cold laser therapy: An article published in the lancet reports that low-level laser therapy (lllt) reduces pain after treatment for non-specific neck pain. The article is the work of dr roberta chow, brain and mind research institute, university of sydney. He concluded lllt reduces pain immediately after treatment in acute neck pain and up to 22 weeks after completion of treatment in patients with chronic neck pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've had excruciating pain in my tail bone for over a year. What alternative therapy can I try as apposed to pain meds? I have had excruciating pain in my tail bone for well over a year now. My chiropractor has given me cold laser therapy, I have gone for
Hello. : Hello. Have you considered medical accupuncture? Chinese scalp acupuncture, auricular acupuncture, local treatment with electrical stimulation and periosteal tapping are four things that come readily to mind that may be helpful. It is safe, effective and quite non-invasive. The needles are much smaller in diameter than needles used for drawing blood or receiving injections. Take care. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
NO- but it may help: No single treatment can "make" you quit smoking except for your own inner resolve. Cold laser may reduce cravings for tobacco and ease withdrawal symptoms, but should be used in conjunction with other strategies which can include acupuncture, herbs, supplements, eft (www.Eftuniverse.Com/) etc. See www.Wellsphere.Com/general-medicine-article/cold-laser-for-smoking-cessation-fact-or-crap/523149. ...Read more
Cold Laser: As a stand alone therapy, it may not be adequate as a treatment. Plantar fasciitis is a complex condition with both biomechanical and metabolic influences. As such, we address the biomechanics with stretching exercises, muscle strengthening and orthotics. We address the inflammation by supporting the pathways of detoxification and cellular repair. This makes for the best long term result. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What's the dif btn cold laser therapy and cryotherapy? I suffer from bad headaches, not migraine. Probably from neck.
I have very sensitive skin , I am having laser therapy for dark spots What can I use to desensitize the skin? ( I can not stand the pain to laser)
Unproven but...: This therapy may be helpful for some people but there are no valid scientific studies that support it. Just because there are no studies doesn't mean it can't work so you have to try it to find out. It is probably harmless. I usually recommend patients try something like this once and if it helps it is your decision to continue. Insurance usually won't pay for this so you decide if there is value. ...Read more
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