Laser therapy, also known as low level laser therapy is usually a kind of an alternative medical treatment which makes the use of lasers of low power and is usually applied on the skin or in the openings of the body. There are, however, high power laser applications that are used in the cutting or the destruction of body tissue. The low level laser therapy is usually applied to other conditions where the reduction of pain or the enhancement of cell function is needed.
This kind of laser treatment is usually applied in the alleviation of pain in the lower back. In the event where a patient is suffering from either an acute or chronic neck pain, the low level laser therapy is usually used. There are also evidences that the use of the low level laser therapy has effected the alleviation or treatment of pain that was as a result of rheumatoid arthritis and other related chronic joint disorders.
There are also some uncommon conditions such as the frozen shoulders ailment which can be cured by the application of the low level laser therapy. Some conditions that affect the mouth have also been effectively and efficiently treated by the application of this form of laser therapy which makes use of low power light emitting diodes. This form of laser therapy is also used in the removal of some of the teeth in the mouth.
There are also known cases where the low level laser therapy has been used in the treatment of hair loss in some patients. The use of the low level laser therapy has also been applied in the effective treatment of injuries to the brain. The condition that leads to the over growing of the cells can be stopped by the application of this form of laser therapy whereby the low power light emitting diodes are used. The use of the low level laser therapy is also effective in the alleviation of pain or the reduction from swellings in some forms of cancers such as the breast cancer.
Another beneficial use of the low level laser therapy is in the acceleration of tissue repair as well as in the enhancement of growth of the cells. This is because the use of the low level laser therapy usually triggers the natural healing process of the body through the repairing of the tissues and the growth of cells. The low level laser therapy also helps in the reduction of inflammation and the enhancement of the flow of blood to the required spot hence enabling the cells in that area to receive nutrients and the energy that is required for growth. The importance of the low level laser therapy in medical science is great.