Sports Injury

In consultation with Australian premiership footballer Nick Maxwell about the benefits of laser therapy for professional athletes.

POST OPERATIVE THERAPY

Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT) has proven to be highly beneficial when introduced soon after surgery or injury to nerves, tendons, ligaments, muscles and bones. Continued treatment will effectively minimise the appearance of scars and assist in reducing tissue adhesion and the formation of thick, raised keloid scars, that can sometimes occur in certain skin types or parts of the body, such as the chest, inner and upper arm areas.

A SPEEDIER RECOVERY ALLOWS FOR THE RETURN TO A NORMAL LIFESTYLE SOONER.

This method of laser application is highly recommended after:

  • Reconstructive/plastic surgery (Kubota, J. 1998)
       
        Mature Scar Tissue 4 Years
    After a Burn Injury
    Reduced Burn Scarring
    After 24 Therapy Sessions
       
        Thick Red Scar
    8 Months After Surgery
    Reduced Inflammation & Scarring
    After 12 Ten-minute Therapy Sessions
  • Orthopaedic surgery (Paulo, P. Moartins, M. Luiz, A. Pinheiro, B.
  • Andre, M. Marleny, E. Gerbi, M. 2000)
  • Dental and oral surgery (Kutvolgi, I, Tahitotfalu 2000)
  • Plastic and cosmetic surgery (Ohshiro, T. 1988)
  • Liposuction (Czech, T. 2000)
  • Fat transplantation (Katalinic, D. 1990)
  • After burn injury or erbium and CO2 laser skin resurfacing, dermabrasion and skin peels (Czech, T. 1998)
  • Improved success rate after bone and skin grafts and flaps (Cabrero, 1985)
  • After peripheral nerve injury and microsurgery (Rochkind, S. 2000) Non-healing wounds, ulcers and burn injuries will also benefit from an improved immune response and increased microcirculation. (Dyson, 1985)

 

 

Sports Medicine & Rehab

SPORTS THERAPY

EXTENSIVE LABORATORY AND CLINICAL RESEARCH INTO NON-THERMAL LOW LEVEL LASER THERAPY (LLLT) HAS SHOWN THAT:

  • Sports injuries involving trauma to soft tissue, tendons and ligaments had accelerated recovery ranging from 35% - 50% in 85% of patients when compared with patients who did not receive this method of laser therapy. (Simunovic, Z., Trobonjaca, T. 2000)
  • Speedier reduction in pain, inflammation, joint swelling and increased range of movement (Orjujay, 1989., Barabas, 1991)
  • Significantly reduces the time to turn a non-weight bearing injury into a weight bearing one. (Enwemeka, C. 2000)
  • Aids bone healing and osteo-integration with prosthetics and other bio-implants. (Asanamietal, 1993)
  • Increases the survival rate of injured and crushed peripheral nerves. (Rochkind, S., Nissan, M., Alon,M. 1999)
  • Induces regeneration and repair of spinal cord injury. (Rochkind, S., Alon, M., Quaknine, G. E., Shahar, A., Nevo, Z. 1997)
16 Hours After Orthopedic Surgery Reduced Swelling & Pain Immediately
After 1 Fifteen-minute Therapy Session

 

 

 

Dermatology

CLEAR SKIN, NAILS, HAIR

 Acne & Scarring  After 25 Fifteen-minute Therapy Sessions
Aging Tissues of the Lower Leg After 6 Thirty-minute Therapy Sessions
Psoriasis of the Hand After 6 Ten-minute Therapy Sessions

Inflamed sensitive skin, acne and allergic reactions can improve dramatically following the very first treatment with. Adults and children who suffer from eczema and psoriasis will also experience a decrease in skin reactions and sensitivity. Acne infection rapidly reduces and collagen production is increased to begin repairing the scarred tissue simultaneously.

EXTENSIVE LABORATORY AND CLINICAL RESEARCH INTO NON THERMAL LOW LEVEL LASER THERAPY (LLLT) HAS SHOWN THAT:

  • Fibroblast cells increase natural collagen production (Boulton, 1986) (Lam, T. Abergel, P. Meeker, C. et al 1984)
  • Microcirculation and lymphatic drainage is increased (Lievens, 1985)
  • Free radical damage is reduced by increased anti-oxidant (SOD) (Urciuoli, 1991)
  • Cell renewal is increased (Mashiko, 1983) Natural immune responses reduce skin infection and inflammation (Klima, 1991)
  • Skin and collagen regeneration is increased (Dyson, M., Young, S.1986)
  • 81 Atopic Dermatitis patients had a 79% reduction in pruritis (itching) and a 71% decrease in skin reaction. (Morita, H. et al dermatology department, Hyogo College, Japan)

Scar Reduction

RENEW YOUR CONFIDENCE


Sudden weight gain, pregnancy and body building can overstretch the tissues causing damage in the deeper layers of the skin, resulting in visible red or silvery coloured surface lines or striae commonly called stretchmarks. Any scar regardless of the size, is likely to be more noticeable, if it is different, to the surrounding skin in colour or texture. Some areas of the body such as the chest, earlobes, jaw line and upper arms as well as certain skin types, are more prone to developing thick, raised, keloid scars.

Low Level Laser therapy can significantly improve the appearance of both new and mature scars and stretchmarks in a very short time, without any risk of causing further injury or scarring.

 
         

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