Cold Laser Therapy

Holistic Doctor, Dr. Erin West, specializes in Cold Laser Therapy in Gilbert, AZ. Learn more about how our low level laser therapy can benefit your lifestyle.

What is Cold Laser Therapy?

Cold laser therapy isn’t as intense as it sounds. In fact, it is a type of treatment in which low-intensity light is applied to your body, typically over inflamed or injured tissue. This shouldn’t be confused with high-intensity lasers that surgeons may use to cut through tissue. The light-emitting diodes in cold laser therapy are not strong enough to cut tissue, but they are strong enough to penetrate your skin and promote healing after injury.

At Mend Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine, our holistic doctor offers award-winning Celluma LED Light Therapy treatments which utilize a combination of red, blue, and near-infrared light therapy to target anti-aging, acne, aches, and pain. The wavelengths used are well-researched and scientifically proven to improve cellular health by accelerating the repair and replenishment of compromised tissue cells to produce therapeutic benefits.

How Cold Laser Therapy Works

Cold laser therapy, also known as LED light therapy, uses light photons that are introduced to your skin through a device that contains many light-emitting diodes. As the photons enter your skin and pass through your injured tissue, it signals your cells to start healing and repairing.

The important thing to remember is not all light will work for this healing process to occur. Low level laser therapy, the treatment performed at Mend, is best to increase blood flow and improve healing in injured tissue.

Our Celluma LED Light Therapy treatments are FDA-cleared to treat:

  • Boost in positive energy
  • Increased Circulation
  • Improved skin tone, texture, and clarity
  • Boost in Collagen Production
  • Sped-up post-surgery or post-workout recovery
  • Enhanced Immune Response
  • Increased ovarian reserve and egg quality
  • Reduced fat

How to Prepare for Your Cold Laser Therapy Treatment

Preparing for this treatment is simple and easy! Come to your appointment free of lotions, so the wavelengths can penetrate more readily. Please note that the wavelengths are not able to penetrate clothing. Treatment protocol recommends cold laser therapy twice a week for 4-8 weeks for optimal results.

Please note: LED light therapy isn’t right for some, and therefore, treatment should be avoided for those who have epilepsy or seizure disorder, are taking photo-sensitive medication, have cancerous tumors or metastasis, are taking injectable steroidal medications, and infants/children under the age of 16. Women who are pregnant and/or nursing may still treat the face and other body parts, but not the stomach or breasts.

Cold Laser Therapy Results

Mend is Here to Provide Your Cold Laser Therapy Treatment

If you’re ready to dive into the world of LED light therapy, our integrative doctor is ready to assist you. We are located in Gilbert, AZ, and are here to get you healthy and happy through our natural and effective methods. Contact us at (480) 788-1757 or schedule your appointment online today.

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