What Is Laser Acupuncture?
LOW-LEVEL LASER THERAPY (LLLT) applies laser light to injured or damaged tissues to promote healing and relieve acute and chronic pain.
Laser acupuncture therapy is the stimulation of specific skin points. Such therapy transmits electrical impulses along nerves to the spinal cord and brain. Therefore, it results in healing and general improvement in health and well-being.
Laser acupuncture therapy has a marked anti-inflammatory effect in quickly relieving pain and accelerating wound healing.
History of Laser Acupuncture Adelaide
Acupuncture in China has thousands of years of history. Although the Western world did not learn about acupuncture until the 1970s, people widely used this natural therapy.
The ancient Chinese believed that Qi ("chee"), or life energy flows through the acupuncture channels or meridians to maintain a healthy balance within the body. Stimulation of points along these meridians promotes healing to restore that healthy balance.
Today we can combine modern technologies' benefits with this traditional acupuncture and Chinese medicine to deliver better natural healthcare. City Acupuncture Adelaide can now use painless low-level laser needles for easy treatment.
The Advantageous Effects of Laser Acupuncture Adelaide
Laser therapy gives acupuncture physiological effects and has energy delivering impact on the tissues. The low-level laser has a light and chemical (not thermal) impact on the cells.
Hence, the cells absorb light energy and convert it into chemical energy. Cell function improves, allowing healing to take place. Therefore, the body releases Enzymes, including endorphins and serotonin, to relieve further pain.
The advantages of the low-level laser are:
- It is a painless, drug-free treatment;
- We can use it concurrently with other forms of therapy;
- It has a trivial effect on normal healthy tissue;
- We can use it immediately after an injury;
- It does not interfere with pacemakers, metal implants, etc.;
- And we can use it over artificial joints.
There are no side effects reported for laser acupuncture, although it is necessary to take special care near the eyes and pregnant people or have cancer.
Clinical Use of Laser Acupuncture (LightNeedles ®) At City Acupuncture Adelaide
Acupuncture can help with many conditions because it reduces pain levels, promotes healing, reduces inflammation, boosts the immune system, and improves general health.
City Acupuncture Adelaide's low-level laser works as a revolutionary way of acupuncture treatment. Clinical research found the meridians and internal organs have a more sensitive reaction. The laser stimulation works exceptionally well in some inflammatory disorders.
Does Laser Acupuncture Work?
Laser acupuncture delivers a quick response. Most patients will see gradual improvement after two to three treatments, with more noticeable improvement with each subsequent treatment. Some patients have noticed a temporary improvement after the first treatment showing that laser acupuncture provides quick relief.
Treatment Course at Laser Acupuncture Adelaide
City Acupuncture Adelaide uses integrated laser and traditional acupuncture to accelerate the healing and achieve quick pain relief in a shorter course. The usual laser therapy regime is less than 30 minutes each session and one to three weekly treatments for two to three weeks. Significant improvement usually occurs within six sessions. Mild conditions may need fewer treatments, and severe infections may need up to 10 or 12 treatments. Some chronic conditions may require weekly or booster treatments over a more extended period.
Reviews on Laser Acupuncture Work
Low-level laser acupuncture treatment has been extensively tested through double-blinded clinical trials for musculoskeletal conditions since the 1960s in European countries, mainly in German and France hospitals.
After nearly six decades of laser acupuncture research and clinical trials, doctors widely recognise the effectiveness of laser light needles. Many reviews, research reports, and books are published each year, like Lasers for Medical Applications, Integrative Medicine for Children, and NICB Systemic Review.
Reference: Lightneedle laser therapy laser needles
How Can We Help
City Acupuncture Pain Clinic offers gentle but powerful laser and traditional acupuncture and Chinese medicine treatment in Adelaide CBD. All health funds recognise our registered acupuncturists and Chinese medicine practitioners. Therefore, rebate claims are very efficient and straightforward through HICAPS facilities onsite. In your first visit, we start working with preliminary examinations such as pulse taking, tongue checking, physical palpation, and assessment. Then we will collect all related information about your diet, overall lifestyle, exposure to toxins, hereditary factors and medications. Consequently, by working with both the symptoms and cause, we will form a treatment plan for your approval and treatments to follow. Doing so can provide the most personalised therapy with minimal side effects.
The Laser Acupuncture Adelaide's treatments are painless and non-invasive; they will not affect your daily lifestyle during the treatment plan. Your acupuncture treatment may combine with other alternative medicine, such as Chinese herbs, Tui-Na massage, cupping and laser acupuncture. It can also integrate with your other routine care and prescription medications.
Our acupuncture treatments are based on clinical evidence and will also improve your general health. Balancing the lifestyle and reducing stress can help you feel and function better.
Our mission is to help you enjoyably regain your health. Thus, we will work with you to find the best treatment solution for your healthcare needs, achieving quick and lasting pain relief. Furthermore, We are conveniently located in the CBD and easily accessible through private and public transport. Email or Call Us at (08) 8221 5880 now to learn more about our excellence in acupuncture and Chinese medicine, or schedule your consultation online today.