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Laser Therapy



Laser Point

Healing Lesson of the Day

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Laserpuncture involves beaming the light from a hand held laser device. The light beam targets energy points on the body, stimulating cellular growth. These target energy points are from the meridian energy system that has been used in acupuncture treatments for centuries. Research studies have indicated laser therapy benefits include acceleration of natural healing time for wounds, pain reduction, improved blood circulation, and decreased tissue swelling. Laser therapy has been used in Europe and Asia since the 1970s. Laser therapy received US FDA approval in 2001.

Laser Therapy Uses

  • Heal Damaged Tissue
  • Regenerate Cells
  • Regenerate Bone Growth
  • Reduce Pain
  • Retard Inflammation
  • Boost Immune System
  • Restore Chi Energies

Some Conditions Treated With Laser Therapy:

  • Skin Diseases
  • Tissue Damage
  • Circulatory Problems
  • Nerve Damage
  • Inflammation
  • Headaches / Migraine
  • Neck, Shoulder, and Back Pain
Laser therapy is being used for treating hair follicles as a remedy for balding and thinning hair. There are a variety of laser combs marketed for this purpose. Studies are also being done on the effects of laser therapy for smoking cessation.

Is Your Laser Pointer a Magic Wand? Maybe so.

Medical doctor and acupuncturist, Dr. Yang Ahn, suggests home use of 3-5mw strength laser pointers. The light from a laser pointer can be applied directly to superficial wounds such as:

laser point image © Rod Rolle-Stringer / Getty Images Sources:
1. Yang Ahn, M.D., Coralville, IA
2. www.laser-acupuncture.com
3. reneuvo.com

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