2nd Avenue Family Chiropractic Centre

Answering your questions on laser treatment

If you are new to Laser treatment, we understand you may have some questions. We are confident that we have the answers to your inquiries.
Below are the most commonly asked questions about a laser treatment. Should you have additional questions please feel free to contact us .

Q. Why consider Laser Treatment?

A. Laser Technology is a natural and drug-free solution to pain. Laser technology has proven success rates similar to traditional treatment methods.

Q. What are the expected results?

A. The beneficial effect of Laser treatment are often felt after only 3-5 treatments. Some patients report immediate pain relief after the first treatment, although it can take several weeks for the pain relief to begin.

Q. What can laser treatments do?

A. Temporarily relieves pain caused by:
  • Arthritis
  • Sore Shoulder
  • Stiff Neck
  • Muscle Spasms
  • Wrist & Elbow Pain
  • Foot & Ankle
  • Tight Calf Muscles
  • Sprains
  • Sport Injuries
  • Back Aches
  • Joint Pain

Q. Are laser treatments painful?

A. No, Laser treatments are non-invasive and painless. Most people do not feel anything, while some have reported that a slight tingling or warming sensation was felt over the area being treated.

Q. How is it administered?

A. Typically, the laser emitter is placed directly upon the skin over the area being treated. Depending on the treatment area size, your practitioner may keep the laser held in one spot, or may move the emitter around to treat a wider area.

Q. Is it safe?

A. Yes, this technology is used around the globe. Wealth of medical experience, state-of-the-art engineering and optimal quality has been built into Laser devices and extensive clinical research have confirmed its safety and efficacy.

Q. What conditions would prevent me from getting laser treatments?

A. Pregnant women should refrain from laser treatments. People with pacemakers should not use laser near the heart.