Laser Therapy in Metairie, LA

Worldwide Medical Studies of LLLT Have Shown Safe and Proven Relief For The Following:

  • Arthritis / Joint Pain
  • Bursitis
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Knee Pain
  • Muscle Pain / Spasms
  • Shoulder / Rotator Cuff
  • Tendonitis
  • TMJ Pain / Dysfunction
  • Whiplash
  • Back Pain / Neck Pain
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Heel Spurs / Plantar Fasciitis
  • Migraine Headaches
  • Nerve Pain / Radiculopathy Sciatica
  • Sprain / Strain
  • Tennis Elbow
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Any many more…

How Does Low Level Laser Therapy Work?

Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT) has demonstrated the ability to significantly accelerate and enhance the body’s natural defense and repair mechanisms in the presence of injury, sports and workout injuries, inflammation and with certain disease processes. LLLT is consistent in providing pain relief, reducing injury damage, loss of function and in facilitating a more rapid repair of damaged tissues creating stronger healed tissue structures.

It does this through the action of photo-stimulation of specific wavelengths affecting the light reactive biological cell receptors (chromophores) in the body.

This modifies the effects of injured tissue and reduces the overall duration of inflammation, while enhancing your body’s specific repair and healing mechanisms. This in turn reduces pain, spams and increases natural range of motion and flexibility of the injured area(s).

Multiple Clinical Studies Have Noted The Following Results of LLLT:

  • Increased collagen production
  • Increased vasodilation
  • Increased cell metabolism
  • Increased cell membrane potential
  • Increased microcirculation
  • Increased lymphatic response
  • Enhanced nerve regeneration
  • Reduced inflammatory duration
  • Increased pain threshold
  • Reduced edema magnitude
  • Increased tissue and bone repair
  • Increasedenzyme response

Depth of Tissue Penetration

Some 30+ years of scientific study and clinical research has provided us with detailed information on the reaction of biologic organelles (cell structures) to laser light. It has also shown us which wavelengths penetrate most deeply and what energy levels effect biological processes in the most desirable manner. We need to fully understand the relationship between the depth (from the skin surface) of the target tissue and the ability of the therapeutic laser light to reach that tissue.

The light from the laser distributes in the tissue in the shape of a ball or an egg . This is dependent on the wavelength of the light. Short wavelengths give a smaller and fairly round ball-shaped distribution, while longer wavelengths give a more eggshaped distribution. The shorter 632 nm visible red wavelength is more readily absorbed by blood and skin surface components, thereby limiting its tissue penetration.

The longer 830nm invisible infrared wavelength is not as readily absorbed therefore it has significantly greater depth of penetration. A greater amount of photons are delivered to the target tissue with the 830nm wavelength.

There is now ample clinical evidence that in contrast to other wavelengths, the 830 nm laser light produces specific beneficial biological reactions that are not produced by other wavelengths. This unique ability to stimulate greater response is the key to 830nm laser therapy.

What Makes The Difference In Successful Treatment with LLLT?

The answer to this question is essentially one of penetration and delivered energy. In the treatment of soft and connective tissue injuries and disorders, the goal is to deliver the most effective laser wavelength to the target tissue.

Success Is In The Photon

One of the major contributors to the effectiveness of low level laser therapy is the exchange of energy from light photons to the biological receptor.

In order to achieve any therapeutically significant response, there has to be sufficient photons delivered to the target tissue.

The availability of photons for stimulation is a function of both the appropriate wavelength and device power output.

These two factors determine the amount of photons reaching the desired location.

In treating conditions of greater than 1 cm in depth from the skin surface, the combination of the 830nm wavelength with a 30mW output produces the optimum photon beam.

Devices using other wavelengths and the very low 5-10 mW output lack the capability to supply adequate photon energy to deep tissue conditions.

Stimulates Increased ATP Production

Laser therapy has been used by leading scientists and clinicians around the world for over 20 years. In Japan, where laser therapy is considered a preferred medical practice, Dr. Noriko Mochizuki et al published a clinical study on the effect of laser therapy and ATP production.

In that study, the scientists found that tissue levels of ATP were significantly increased when the target area was irradiated with 830nm wavelength laser light. The study further stated that this beneficial increase in ATP production was not the result of temperature modification, but rather a direct response to the effect of laser light photons.

This study also showed that while 830 nm wavelength laser light stimulated ATP increases, laser light at 632nm had no stimulatory effect on ATP production.

This study along with a host of other clinical reports confirm the singular ability of the 830nm laser wavelength to stimulate cellular responses that result in accelerated metabolism and repair.

Since ATP functions as the primary fuel for cellular activity, stimulated increases of this energy source greatly enhances cellular ability to perform and complete biological processes.

Cold Laser Results in Increased Endorphins

Clinical studies done by Dr. Laakso et al from Royal Brisbane Hospital in Australia have confirmed that significant increases in plasma levels of endorphins resulted from 830nm laser irradiation. This same study showed that low dose diation do not result in significant increases in endorphin levels.

It is also important to note that this study confirmed that the 30mW power output provides better results than the low power, 5-10 mW units in endorphin stimulation.

The ability of the 830nm wavelength to stimulate the production of pain reducing plasma endorphin levels, while other wavelengths did not, is important when clinicians are treating painful conditions.

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If You Are Suffering From Any Of These Chronic Conditions :

  • Arthritis / Joint Pain
  • Bursitis
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Knee Pain
  • Muscle Pain / Spasms
  • Shoulder / Rotator Cuff
  • Tendonitis
  • TMJ Pain / Dysfunction
  • Whiplash
  • Back Pain / Neck Pain
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Heel Spurs / Plantar Fasciitis
  • Migraine Headaches
  • Nerve Pain / Radiculopathy Sciatica
  • Sprain / Strain
  • Tennis Elbow
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Any many more…

Then Call Our Office Today To Schedule Your Personal Consultation!

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Wes Sandoz
Wes Sandoz
16:53 21 Sep 21
Left worse then when I entered. First visit in extreme pain, unable to stand or sit normally. Was adjusted and pain... increased to the point I required an ice treatment just so I could leave. MRI ordered same day, the MRI facility instructed me to return when pain free. After two weeks of medication and bed rest, scheduled 2nd visit for adjustment. Adjstment was refused. Why? Because of my level of pain. Charged full visit. They adjusted me when in debiliating pain without MRI (1st visit) but would not without MRI with constant ache level pain(2nd visit). Looking for another chiropractor Pain reduced to a constant ache and I regained full mobility. I was told they would not adjust me until MRI completed.read more
Robyn R Griffin
Robyn R Griffin
19:11 03 Aug 21
For almost a year, I've gone to this Chiropractic Center for neck and back pain. During my last and final service, my... unmasked provider coughed near me in the small, enclosed room. I immediately opened my eyes and pulled away from the provider and blurted out, "Did you just cough on me?" Then I heard, "if you are uncomfortable, you can leave." This was repeated to me several times. I asked the provider for a moment. I felt so bad, because of how upset I thought the provider was, that I apologized and continued the service. Now it's a week later and I have a sore throat and a cough.read more
Glen Gulick
Glen Gulick
17:51 13 Apr 21
All the way from the front desk to the staff and the doctors. Just a great attitude and atmosphere. Very personable and... understanding. Looking forward to my next visit.read more
Jeanne Lowe
Jeanne Lowe
19:59 11 Mar 21
Dr. Hoang and the entire staff are wonderful! Dr. Kim really goes the extra mile to get to the root cause of issues,... and even works with other doctors to get a complete picture of the patient as a whole. They have made a significant difference in my pain level and understanding of what causes it. I highly recommend Hoang Chiropractic!read more
Debra Babin
Debra Babin
19:03 10 Mar 21
The staff is always professional and courteous. I am pain free and continue to go for maintenance and massages. I... highly recommend.read more
Icy wolf
Icy wolf
18:26 12 Feb 21
Great, friendly staff. Welcoming and made me feel like family
Diamond Amari
Diamond Amari
05:51 28 Jan 21
Really nice staff, they also listen to what you have to say and answer all of your questions.
tymyrael roussell
tymyrael roussell
21:08 23 Jan 21
Been with them since 2015, and all I can say is YOU WILL LOVE IT HERE JUST AS MUCH AS I DO ! .
christine sellers
christine sellers
16:12 23 Jan 21
I, absolutely love getting my treatment at Hoang Chiropractic Center. The staff is so amazing, the different types of... treatment are amazing as well. They work around your personal schedule. Listen to your needs, and help you with open arms to get back to feeling better plus become healthy.read more
David Watts
David Watts
15:52 22 Jan 21
I really enjoy myself her at Hoang chiropractic. The atmosphere here is peaceful and the people are very friendly and... caring to ya needs Ms.Veronica,Ms.Hang,and the receptionist will take absolutely the Best Care of youread more
Travis FREEMAN
Travis FREEMAN
19:36 21 Jan 21
I have had the best experience here the staff are pleasant and Ms Veronica makes sure everything much more of a easy... experience Thanksread more
Tanya Camese
Tanya Camese
18:16 07 Jan 21
The best place to go. Great staff all around. Once my finances get better I will return to my treatment.
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