What is Laser Therapy?

Photobiomodulation (PBM Therapy) previously known as Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT) is the application of red and near infra-red light over injuries or lesions to improve wound and soft tissue healing, reduce inflammation and give relief for both acute and chronic pain.
Photobiomodulation is used to: increase the speed, quality and tensile strength of tissue repair; resolve inflammation and relieve pain.
The red and near infrared light (600nm-1000nm) commonly used in PBM can be produced by laser or high intensity LEDs. The intensity of PBM lasers and LED’s is not high like a surgical laser. There is no heating effect.
Treatment using our hand held lasers is usually in contact with the skin, directly onto the injury and when treating open skin wounds, the units are used in non-contact mode.
The time and frequency of the treatment varies depending on the type of injury and its condition.

What is Laser Therapy used for?

PBM Therapy has been shown to be an effective in management of:

* Lymphoedema
* Inflammatory skin conditions
* Leg ulcers, Cording and Skin grafts
* Chronic non-healing wounds
* Scar tissue. Scar tissue post surgery is important to manage to reduce mobility and reduce lymphatic complications.
* Some Musculoskeletal injuries