A Low-Watt, Highly Effective Way to Treat Pain and Promote Healing
A cold laser, like the one we have at our Niagara Falls, Buffalo, and Williamsville locations, isn’t really cold; it simply doesn’t generate the heat of a conventional high-intensity laser, which can burn the skin. But it does promote healing and ease pain without medication.
A high-intensity laser is what you might find in the hands of a surgeon bent to the task of cutting through tissue. A low-intensity, or low-level, laser — commonly known as a cold laser because it has about half the wattage of its high-octane cousin — is what you might find in the hands of a physical therapist treating osteoarthritis in a knee.
Cold (Low-Level) Laser Therapy is helpful in treating the following conditions: