Laser Therapy

Low Level Laser therapy: Low level laser therapy and phototherapy stimulate tissue repair through a process of bio-stimulation. It improves the function of vascular, immune systems and accelerate healing proces.

What are the benefits of phototherapy and laser therapy?

  • heals tissue up to 40% faster than normal healing
  • increased circulation
  • increased cell metabolism
  • promotion of bone formation or healing
  • improved immune system function
  • treats both chronic and acute conditions
  • non-invasive and extremely safe to use
  • short treatment times compared to other modalities
  • can be used with patients who have pacemakers and directly over metal or plastic implants

What conditions is laser/phototherapy used for

  • wounds
  • fractures: decrease pain and swelling, accelerate healing
  • Post-op ortho conditions: decrease pain, inflammation, swelling, imporve quality of tissue repair
  • general pain control: decrease or eliminate acute, chronic and palliative pain
  • arthritis
  • sprain/strain
  • carpel tunnel syndrome

The MedX photo therapy offers a natural, effective, non-invasive, drug-free phototherapy solutions that are FDA approved. Applying light produced by low level laser (LLLT) and superluminous diodes, triggers normal cellular functions that lead to faster wound healing, pain relief and accelerated functional recovery.

MedX PhotoTherapy has been used successfully to treat athletic injuries, acute & chronic conditions, repetitive strain disorders, tissue healing and much more. By providing the extra energy required for healing, the tissue is able to heal itself naturally. This innovative therapeutic alternative may also eliminate the need for painful, debilitating surgeries and drug therapies so often accompanied by harmful side effects.

Is MedX PhotoTherapy the only treatment required for healing?

Photo/laser therapy can be used as a single therapy or adjunctive therapy in combination with other manual therapies or modalities such as acupuncture, massage therapy and soft tissue therapy.

How frequent or how long is the treatment?

The frequency of the treatment depends on severity, duration of the injury and the location of the injured site. It ranges from 2-3x per week for 3-8 weeks. The treatment protocols follow the clinical recommendation by the manufacture. The protocol may also be modified base on each specific case. Each treatment may last from 15-20 minutes.

Our facility is located in the beautiful The Kingsways neighourhood on Bloor West Street in South Etobicoke.