K-laser is a form of therapy that uses red and near-infrared light in order to help tissues heal.
The use of red and near-infrared light helps to:
- Provide pain relief/reduction
- Enhance repair/remodeling/regeneration of tissues
- Improve healing time
Some of the most frequently asked questions are:
- What are the contraindications?
- K-laser cannot be used directly into the eye, over the thyroid gland, used for a patient with active cancer or treating a pregnant patient
- How am I protected during the treatments?
- Safety glasses will be worn by both the practitioner and patient
- This ensures protection of the eye
- I have a metal implant, can K-laser still be used?
- Yes, we are able to safely treat over metal plates, pins, screws etc.
- Can you treat through clothing?
- No, the types of light used are not able to go through clothing. The use of K-laser is directly applied on the skin. The same goes for a cast, bandage or taping; the laser will be unable to penetrate.
- How many treatments do I need?
- This is patient and condition dependent
- How does it feel?
- During the treatment you will feel a warm sensation. You may also have immediate relief following your treatment. You may also have some soreness following treatment; however, symptoms should diminish within a few hours.