It is popular for its beneficial effects and its applicability to both acute and chronic conditions – tissue temperature does not rise enough to exacerbate inflammation, the thermal effect is negligible.
Laser biostimulation is usually performed using a specialized probe. Depending on the indication, the treatment is applied using either a contact or non-contact, spot method. Very popular is the use of laser for scars, sores, in facial nerve palsy or for musculoskeletal disorders. Today, biostimulation using laser light has found application in almost all fields of medicine. Its properties are used by vascular surgery, cosmetology or ophthalmology, as well as dentistry. A high-energy laser is also used in physiotherapy. It differs from the low-energy one in that it allows for much deeper tissue penetration and an immediate analgesic effect.
Laser in rehabilitation has, as you can see, a very wide range of applications. However, it is worth remembering that not in every case the use of laser light is advisable. Qualification for the procedure is carried out by a doctor on the basis of a prior examination.
The procedure can be used in children, however, it requires special caution and adherence to all procedures related to the course of escapement to laser light.