Cold Laser Therapy has been investigated and used clinically for over 30 years, mostly in Europe and Asia. It has been proven to improve healing time, reduce localized pain, increase circulation, and decrease edema. NASA began testing and utilizing Lasers for wound healing; the FDA has now approved Laser for a multitude of treatments. Timberline Physical Therapy has become an expert at Cold Laser Therapy over the last three years utilizing it as an effective treatment for numerous acute/chronic pains.
The Efficacy of Cold Laser Therapy for Musculoskeletal and Skin Disorders: A Criteria-Based Meta-analysis of Randomized Clinical Trials Heleen Beckerman, Rob A de Bie, Lex M Bouter, Hugo J De Cuyper and Rob AB Oostendorp PHYS THER Vol. 72, No. 7, July 1992, pp. 483-491.
The Clinical Efficacy of Low-Power Laser Therapy on Pain and Function in Cervical Osteoarthritis F. Özdemir1, M. Birtane1 and S. Kokino1Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation, Medical Faculty of Trakya University, Edirne, Turkey Clinical Rheumatology Volume 20, Number 3 / May, 2001