Dr. Henry Dent

Traditional Chinese Medicine                                                                                                  

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Laser Therapy is also called Cold Laser Therapy or  Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT). It entails the use of red and near infra-red light being applied over injuries or lesions. LLLT has a proven track record with hundreds of randomized clinical trials published, more than half of which focus on its ability to ease pain. LLLT is a safe and effective means of treating several types of pathologies. Click here to see treatable conditions and supporting research. Dr. Dent is a member of the World Association of Laser Therapy (WALT).

Laser Therapy

This type of non-invasive therapy can be used to:

- Improve & accelerate tissue repair

- Reduce pain

- Reduce inflammation in both acute or chronic conditions

LLLT is commonly used to treat:

- Sports injuries

- Naturopathic pain syndromes

- Arthritic joints

- Back & neck pain

 

 


Studies of LLLT have shown a positive affect on cellular activity including:

- Stimulating cell growth

- Increasing cell metabolism

- Reducing edema & the formation of fibrous tissue

- Stimulating the long-term production of nitric oxide

- Stimulating the production of endorphins

- Improving cell regeneration

- Encouraging an anti-inflammatory response

- Stimulating nerve function

- Reducing the production of substance P

- Decreasing the formation of bradykinin, histamin & acetylcholine

This list of photo-biological reactions represents the predominant reasons for the pain-relieving effects frequently seen in patients treated with LLLT.


Needle-less Acupuncture

In my practice I also use laser to perform laser acupuncture. This is particularly useful  for patients who have fear of needles.