Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT)
On the low level infrared settings the Laser can offer effective treatments for a range of musculoskeletal problems such as Tendonitis, Plantar fasciitis, Arthritis, Capsulitis, and quicker healing times for skin wounds.
Because of its low power nature, the effects are biochemical and not thermal and cannot cause heating and thereby damage to living tissue
Flawless Feet Podiatry & Laser Clinic are pleased to offer Low Level Laser Therapy in London. Three distinct effects are known to occur when using Low Level Laser Therapy:
- Healing growth factor response
- Pain Relief
- Immune system support
Low level laser therapy optimises the speed of repair in acute injuries but will also stimulate the body’s repair processes in cases of non-healing or chronic conditions. Not only is the treatment pain-free but it actually delivers pain relief, is non-invasive and is without unpleasant side effects, making it particularly well received by patients. There is never tissue damage or scarring. In fact, it can help reduce scarring from previous treatments. Laser therapy does not rely on patient compliance, other than appointment attendance, with no post-treatment complications and it is ideal for the treatment of children and nervous patients.
How does Low Level Laser Therapy Work?
Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT) uses infra-red light to stimulate the body’s own healing processes in three distinct ways by:
1. Reducing inflammation 2. Enhancing wound healing 3. Tissue regeneration
How effective is the treatment?
This treatment is highly effective for :-
– Plantar fasciitis & Plantar calcaneal bursitis (Policeman’s heel).
– Achilles tendonitis
– Metatarsalgia, Mortons, Capsulitis, Intermetatarsal bursitis
– Post-operative wound care and scarring
– Soft tissue injuries
– Hallux Valgus (bunion pain)
Improvements will be noted after 3 – 4 sessions. A course of treatment will achieve significant relief of symptoms.
How safe is the treatment?
Treatments are completely safe, have no side effects, and cause no damage to target or surrounding tissues.
Is the procedure painful?
No, the treatment is completely painless.
How long does the procedure take?
Each session will take up to 30 minutes.
Is there a recovery period?
No, the patient can go home at the end procedure and resume normal activities.
How many sessions are recommended?
The number of treatments required varies case by case, with some resolving in one session but others requiring, at the extreme, 10 treatments.