Frequently Asked Questions
Q. How is low-level laser therapy administered?
The probe containing the laser diode(s) are held in place or moved gently over the treatment area at a distance of anywhere from 4” – 12”.
Q. How deep into the tissue can laser light penetrate?
The depth of penetration is dependent on multiple factors including mass and density. However, the laser has been shown to effect subcutaneous cells.
Q. Is low-level laser therapy painful?
No, most people do not feel anything. For those that have reported a feeling, it is nothing more than a slight tingling.
Q. How long does it take for the laser to heal or improve a condition?
This is dependent of the application; however, progress is immediately evident.
Q. Are there any side effects?
Some persons have reported a sense of deep relaxation that may cause drowsiness. To date, There are no known and/or published adverse effects of low-level laser therapy.