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L A S E R (Light Amplification Stimulated Emission of Radiation) THERAPY

LASER is used in Combination with Infra Red. Usually Helium Neon L A S E R is used.

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Treatment is done in two ways:
  • Direct contact (directly over the skin)
  • Distance contact (5cm away from the skin)
Where Useful?
  • Open wounds
  • Pressure ulcers
  • Diabetic ulcers
  • Surgical wounds
  • Pain

Where it should not be used?
  • Epileptic persons/persons with recurrent fits
  • Persons with cardiac problems
  • Persons using artificial pacemakers
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Advantages of Mild Type Laser Treatment
  • Pain is relived
  • Healing is faster

Precautions Necessary When Using Lasers

Use goggles to protect eye

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Robin123 Tuesday, January 28, 2014

I suffer from TMD and have pain in the right side neck. I have been adviced IFT for ten days. Is it ok to go for it and will it reduce the pain. Ravindra Bawari

varun.esm Tuesday, October 29, 2013

i have problem while writing and while working on keyboard or using calculator.
i cannot grip the pen properly within my 1st finger and thumb and while working on computer i am unable to use my 1st finger for pressing keys so i use my middle finger.
please advice...

regards
varun

KathyF Wednesday, July 24, 2013

I had short wave diathermy in Italy for a shoulder injury. It seems to have been very succesful - pain reduced and mobility improved afte 3 sessions. I would try it again.

faizan43 Saturday, March 23, 2013

i have muscular atrophy in my both hand, i cant hold anything and close my figure.anyone advice my how to recover from it.Or any way of treatment??

kdharmarajan1947 Friday, March 22, 2013

For lumbar spondylosis, I've been advised IFT as part pf physio therapy. I find however that IFt sometimes hurts [as if someone pricks me with a pin]while it is on in specific areas. Is it ok? Should I ask to reduce the intensity ..? I should add I do feel a certain degree of comfort once the therapy is over..

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