Laser Therapy Treatment in Wilmington

Laser Therapy in Wilmington

Soft Tissue Laser Therapy is an FDA-cleared modality that reduces inflammation, promotes healing, and ultimately results in pain reduction. Laser Therapy is effective in treating acute pain, chronic conditions, and post-op pain. It works by flooding the tissue with light photons of a specific wavelength, which research shows to energize cells resulting in increased circulation to the injured area.

Laser therapy treatment is safe, painless, and fast. Deep Tissue Laser Therapy treatments are administered in 5 to 10 minutes with most patients seeing results within 3 to 5 treatments.

Deep Tissue Laser Therapy utilizes your body’s own recuperative abilities by stimulating increased cellular activity, inducing a series of healing responses in the injured tissues. During treatment you will feel a soothing warmth that identifies the beginning of an 18-24 hour process of modulated cellular activity leading to decreased pain and inflammation and increased range of motion.

Medical Lasers

Light therapy that uses red and near infra-red light to induce photochemical reactions in the body on the molecular and cellular levels.

FDA Approved

Laser Therapy is cleared by the FDA and adheres to strict ISO standards in order to provide you with the safest treatment options.

Non Invasive

Laser therapy treatments provide you with a highly effective and safe alternative to using drugs or ungoing invasive surgery.

Despite fast treatment times, laser therapy treatments initiate a healing process that continues to actively reduce the inflammatory process for up 24 hours post-treatment.

Laser Therapy Treatment in the Wilmington Area

Depending on your health issue, our team may suggest using Laser Therapy Treatment to help treat affected areas on your body. This can be extremely valuable in your treatment and get you feeling better, quicker. During your appointments, we’ll discuss if Laser Therapy options and if it make sense for your care.

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How does Laser Therapy work?

Laser therapy causes chemical reactions at the cellular level. The photon energy accelerates the healing process, increases metabolism and improves circulation at the site of injury. It has been shown to be effective in the treatment of acute pain and injury, inflammation, chronic pain and post-operative conditions. It has been shown to accelerate the healing of damaged nerves, tendons and muscle tissue. Check out the video for a more detailed explanation:

Who uses Deep Tissue Laser Therapy?

LightForce™ Therapy Lasers are the preferred therapy lasers of professional sports teams. They are used by team trainers and physical therapists. Over 50 professional and collegiate athletic teams use LightForce Therapy Lasers. LightForce is the exclusive laser therapy partner of the University of Florida Gators. It is also utilized by USA Track/Field, USA Basketball, MLB, NHL, NFL, NBA, WNBA and throughout collegiate sports to reduce recovery times and get their athletes back in action and performing at their optimal level.

What will you feel during laser therapy?

Laser therapy treatment is safe, painless and fast. Patients feel a soothing warmth as laser energy gently penetrates the tissue and boosts your body’s own regeneration powers to relieve your pain. Deep Tissue Laser Therapy treatments are usually administered for 5 to 10 minutes depending on the body location. Results can be immediate but the most observed results are after 4 to 6 treatment sessions. The body continues to benefit from the effects of the therapy for 18-24 hours after treatment. During this time, modulated cellular activity leads to decreased pain and inflammation. Our class IV laser has a power output of 9 Watts! This is in comparison to class III lasers which operate at .5 Watts. This means that our laser is almost 20 times more powerful. We can accomplish in 6 minutes what the class III laser accomplishes in 120 minutes or 2 hours.

How do we incorporate deep tissue therapy into your physical therapy?

Clinically, the greatest effect of laser in the practice setting occurs in combination with either hands-on or instrument Chiropractic adjustments and other manual modalities such as massage, electrical muscle stimulation and neuromuscular re-education. It works synergistically with these procedures to augment the body’s own healing ability. The combination of these therapies allow us to get our patients better quicker with less residual discomfort and less formation of scar tissue! Deep tissue laser has even been show to reduce scar tissue formations from past injuries and surgical procedures.

Is Deep Tissue Laser Therapy right for you?

Deep Tissue Laser Therapy has become preferred by patients who have not responded to other interventions. Its ability to impact pain on a cellular level provides pain relief for not only simple conditions but chronic and complex conditions as well.

Is Deep Tissue Laser Therapy the Same as Cold Laser?

No, cold laser is not even in the same ball park as DTLT. There are many different types of laser apparatuses being used in Chiropractic clinics, medical clinics, physical therapy clinics and other healthcare clinics that are toted as being deep tissue laser. DTLT comes from a Class IV Medical Laser and is the only therapeutic laser that has the technology and ability to penetrate to the deeper tissues. All the other lasers barely penetrate through your layers of skin, some may get down a quarter of an inch but the LCT-1000 can penetrate up to three-quarters of an inch which is considerably deeper than other devices.

Conditions that We Treat using Laser Therapy:

  • Tennis Elbow
  • Frozen Shoulder
  • Rotator Cuff Strains
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Achilles Tendonitis
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Myofascial Pain
  • Nerve Damage
  • Peripheral Neuropathies
  • Bone Healing
  • Neck Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Sciatica
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Knee and Ankle Sprains
  • Inflammation
  • Hip Pain and Sprains
  • TMJ Dysfunction
  • Bell’s Palsy
  • Facial Nerve Palsy
  • Headaches/Migraines
  • Bicipital Tendonitis
  • Bursitis
  • Muscle Strains/Tears

and many other types of pain, strains, sprains, tears, etc. We even use lower levels of laser to treat skin conditions.

Summus Laser Therapy

Chiropractic care has long been recognized as an effective treatment for musculoskeletal issues, offering relief from pain, improving mobility, and enhancing overall well-being. In recent years, advancements in technology have provided chiropractors with innovative tools to complement traditional manual techniques. One such cutting-edge tool is the Summus Laser Therapy system, which is rapidly gaining popularity in the field of chiropractic care. Below we will explore the Summus Laser Therapy system, its principles, benefits, and its role in revolutionizing chiropractic care.

Understanding Summus Laser Therapy 

The Summus Laser Therapy system, also known as low-level laser therapy (LLLT) or cold laser therapy, is a non-invasive treatment that uses specific wavelengths of light to stimulate healing and reduce pain. Unlike high-power lasers used for surgical procedures, Summus Laser Therapy employs low-level lasers that do not generate heat and are entirely safe for the patient. The therapy is based on the principle of photobiomodulation, a process where light energy interacts with cells to promote healing and reduce inflammation.

How Summus Laser Therapy Works 


Summus Laser Therapy is administered using a handheld device that emits low-level laser light. When this light penetrates the skin, it interacts with the cells and stimulates several key biological processes:

  • Increased Cellular Energy: The laser energy enhances the production of adenosine triphosphate (ATP), the energy currency of cells. This boost in energy helps cells function optimally, promoting healing and tissue repair.
  • Reduced Inflammation: Summus Laser Therapy has anti-inflammatory effects by inhibiting pro-inflammatory molecules and promoting the release of anti-inflammatory agents. This helps alleviate pain and swelling. 
  • Improved Blood Flow: Laser therapy increases blood circulation by dilating blood vessels. Enhanced blood flow delivers more oxygen and nutrients to injured tissues, accelerating the healing process.
  • Pain Reduction: The therapy stimulates the release of endorphins, the body’s natural painkillers, leading to immediate pain relief.

Benefits of Summus Laser Therapy in Chiropractic Care:

  • Pain Management: Summus Laser Therapy is highly effective in managing pain associated with various musculoskeletal conditions, including back pain, neck pain, arthritis, and sports injuries. It offers patients an alternative to medication or invasive procedures.
  • Faster Recovery: Chiropractic adjustments can sometimes result in temporary discomfort. Summus Laser Therapy can be used post-adjustment to expedite the healing process, reducing the downtime for patients.
  • Non-Invasive: Unlike surgical interventions, Summus Laser Therapy is entirely non-invasive and painless. Patients experience no discomfort during the procedure and can resume their daily activities immediately afterward.
  • Complementary Therapy: Summus Laser Therapy complements traditional chiropractic techniques, enhancing the overall effectiveness of treatment plans. It is often used in conjunction with manual adjustments and soft tissue therapies.
  • Versatility: This therapy is versatile and can be applied to a wide range of conditions, making it a valuable tool in a chiropractor’s arsenal. It is suitable for patients of all ages.
  • Minimal Side Effects: Summus Laser Therapy has minimal side effects, making it a safe option for those who may be contraindicated for other treatments.


Summus Laser Therapy is a game-changer in the field of chiropractic care, offering a safe, non-invasive, and highly effective method for managing pain and accelerating the healing process. By harnessing the power of low-level laser light, chiropractors can provide their patients with an enhanced level of care and promote better outcomes. As technology continues to advance, Summus Laser Therapy is likely to become an increasingly integral part of chiropractic treatment plans, improving the lives of countless individuals seeking relief from musculoskeletal issues.

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