EQUINE LASER THERAPY

Laser therapy has been used for many years and was first proposed in 1916 by Einstein! 

 

It is also called Low Level Laser Therapy, LLLT, Low Intensity Laser Therapy, LILT, Cold Laser and Photobiomodulation.

  

All cells respond to light, certain wavelengths of light can stimulate or inhibit cellular function according to it's intensity and the time applied. Lasers and LED's produce intense beams of light at specific wavelengths. When the right wavelength at the right intensity is used at the correct anatomical location for the right amount of time you can stimulate repair, resolve inflammation and reduce pain.

At Centaur Massage Therapy we use a Class 3B laser so there is no photo thermal risk just all the benefits of laser!

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Therapeutic laser therapy can be used for:

  • Lymphatic support

  • Wounds

  • Infection control

  • Scar tissue

  • Lumps

  • Joint problems

  • Soft tissue injuries

  • Fractures

  • Tendons

  • Muscle damage

  • Pre/post op

Laser stands for -

Light 

Amplification by

Stimulated

Emission of

Radiation

 

EQUINE LASER ACUPUNCTURE COMING SOON!!

 

Photos courtesy of www.omegalaser.co.uk