Westfield Foot & Ankle Now Offering MLS Laser Therapy for Pain Relief and Rapid Healing
MLS LASER THERAPY
At Westfield Foot and Ankle, LLC we are committed to providing the latest medical developments and technological advances in podiatric medicine to give our patients the best care. We are excited to announce that we are now offering MLS (Multiwave Locked System) Laser Therapy to our patients.
If you are experiencing a painful foot or ankle condition that is affecting your mobility or quality of life, we may recommend this technology to treat the soft tissue injury which is causing you pain, discomfort or impairing your ability to do your everyday and favorite activities.
Laser therapy has been used effectively for many years, but advances in technology have produced “the next generation of laser therapy” with the new MLS Therapy Laser. This advanced laser technology works to eliminate pain and reduce inflammation in the body in a safe, painless and non-invasive way. The MLS Laser uses specific wavelengths of light to treat painful and debilitating conditions by penetrating deep into the tissue to stimulate regeneration at the cellular level. You can learn more about MLS Laser Therapy by watching the following video:
With MLS Laser Therapy, Westfield Foot and Ankle, LLC can offer relief without the use of painful injections or potentially habit-forming drugs to those suffering with both chronic and acute ailments such as
Arthritis and bursitis
Occupational and sports injuries
Hematomas and gout
Benefits of MLS Laser Therapy
Laser therapy is cleared by the FDA and is safe and effective
Rapidly reduces pain
Improves blood circulation
No known side effects
Quick Recovery of:
Sprains & strains
The structure and function of an injured region
Swollen areas and surface injuries, such as wounds and ulcers
MLS Laser Therapy: Frequently Asked Questions
Why choose MLS Laser Therapy?
MLS Laser Therapy does not require the use of drugs or surgery, there are no known side effects and it is quick and convenient. According to studies performed by top academic institutions, such as Harvard University, laser therapy is equal to or more effective than other forms of therapy.
What conditions does MLS Therapy treat?
Conditions we commonly treat with MLS Therapy include: plantar fasciitis, Achilles injuries, arthritis and bursitis, tendonitis, neuromas, peripheral neuropathy, post-surgical sites, fractures, wounds, occupational and sports injuries, hematomas and gout.
Will the treatment hurt?
No, laser therapy does not hurt. There is little or no sensation during treatment.
How long does a typical treatment session take?
The length of a typical treatment session is 10 to 15 minutes. However, it depends on the size of the area being treated. Treatments are usually received 2 to 3 times a week. Treatment plans are determined on an individual basis.
How many treatments does it take?
The number of treatments depends on the nature of the condition being treated. The typical course of treatment takes between 6 to 12 visits.
How long before results are felt?
You may feel improvement to your condition after 1 to 3 treatments. For some more chronic conditions, it may take up to 6 visits to feel the benefits of laser therapy. Not everyone responds to laser therapy in the same way.
Are the results long lasting?
MLS Laser Therapy is about healing. With MLS Laser Therapy, we are not masking or covering up a condition, but rather, treating the root of your pain and inflammation. Because of this, many patients have seen long-term results.
Can it be used in conjunction with other forms of treatment?
Yes, MLS Laser Therapy is sometimes more effective when combined with other forms of therapy, including physical therapy, chiropractic, massage, soft tissue mobilization, electrotherapy and following surgery.