Cold Laser Therapy

Cold Laser At Swank Chiropractic Sports Medicine of Cary, NC, we offer a high-tech health and wellness treatment known as cold laser therapy. Our providers; Dr. Abigail Swank, Dr. Parker Neil & Dr. Timothy Swank, have many years of experience in their field, and have helped countless patients achieve stellar results. Read on to learn the benefits and uses of cold laser therapy!

What is cold laser therapy?

Cold laser therapy, or low level laser therapy, is a non-invasive alternative medicine treatment option. It's entirely painless, utilizing specific wavelengths of laser light to penetrate deep into tissue & stimulate regeneration at the cellular level. It promotes healing and blood flow, so it's great for recovering from injuries. Plus, you’ll feel comfortable knowing there a no negative side effects!

Who may benefit from cold laser therapy treatment?

Cold laser therapy is a safe, quick, and effective treatment option for many different types of patients. It's extremely useful for decreasing inflammation, decreasing scar tissue, stimulating nerves, and improving blood flow. In fact, Harvard University studies found Cold Laser therapy to be equal to or more effective than other forms of available treatments. Many use it for injury recovery, but it's also good for sprains, strains, and conditions like carpal tunnel syndrome. At Swank Chiropractic of Cary, NC, patients with chronic conditions such as arthritis and fibromyalgia have experienced great benefits from cold laser therapy.

Choosing a Trusted Practitioner

When considering cold laser therapy, it's important to work with a doctor you trust. Make sure they're professionally trained and licensed, and that previous patients have had a great experience. At our practice, all of our doctors are caring, competent and qualified. They have countless years of experience between them and are committed to continually bettering their craft. Dr. Neil, Dr. A. Swank, and Dr. T. Swank are truly some of the best in the business at what they do. Their passion is helping patients just like you achieve stellar results.

If you'd like to learn more about cold laser therapy in the Cary, NC, area, don't hesitate to reach out to Swank Chiropractic Sports Medicine. Our friendly and knowledgeable team will be happy to answer any questions you may have, as well as set you up with an initial consultation with Dr. A. Swank, Dr. Neil or Dr. T. Swank, to decide whether cold laser therapy is right for you. Give us a call at (919)460-6098 or schedule an appointment online by following this link

Studies show Cold Laser benefits:

  • Enhanced nerve regeneration
  • Strong inflammatory response
  • Increased cell metabolism
  • Increased tissue & bone repair
  • Relaxes tight muscles
  • Increased collagen production
  • Rapidly reduces pain
  • Heals sprains & strains

Cold Laser is successfully used to treat a variety of conditions including:

  • Neck & back pain
  • Shoulder, elbow, hip & knee pain
  • Arthritis pain
  • Sprains/Strains
  • Tendonitis
  • Joint pain
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome & tendonitis
  • Fibromyalgia pain
  • TMJ
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Increases healing after surgery

Common Questions about Cold Laser Treatment:

Will the treatment hurt?

Cold Laser is painless! There is little or no sensation during treatment.

How long does a typical treatment session take?

Treatment is typically 5-10 minutes. Exact time depends on the size of the area being treated.

How many treatments does it take?

Treatment depends on the condition & is determined on an individual basis. Typical treatment plans average 6 to12 visits & are usually 2-3 times a week.

How long before results are felt?

Patients typically feel improvement the first week (1-3 treatments). Some chronic conditions may take up to 6 visits to feel the benefits of laser therapy. Individuals will respond differently to laser therapy.

Are the results long lasting?

Cold Laser Therapy does not cover up or mask your condition, but treats the cause of pain & inflammation. Because Cold Laser Therapy is about healing, patients typically experience long-term improvement.

Swank Chiropractic Sports Medicine is proud to offer the latest cutting edge medical technology. Providing the very best treatment available is an essential element of our continuing quest to offer the optimum in health care. Cold laser therapy is an excellent option among the variety of treatment approaches utilized to alleviate pain & symptoms without the use of drugs or surgery. Call us today!

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