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ARTHRITIS AND CLASS IV LASER
adverse effects such as swelling of the legs, stomach pain or ulcers, heartburn, and risk of heart attack, blood clots and stroke, Limitation of activities results in loss of function and further debilitation. Surgery, then, is usually the last resort for many who can no longer tolerate the pain and debilitation resulting from arthritis. Recent studies have shown Class IV Laser to be a safe, effective and non-invasive treatment for people suffering from arthritis. Low level laser is very effective in reducing swelling, pain and inflammation in joints. It involves the application of a low level infrared light to the affected joint. This light reduces the inflammatory cell infiltration and inflammatory cytokines in the joint within 24 hours. The result is less pain, elimination of swelling and improved joint mobility. Valley Rehab Center has a Class IV Laser available to help you deal with your arthritis. Don’t wait, give us a call at 740-325-1120 to schedule your laser treatment today. Class IV Laser can reduce your joint pain and swelling and improve your function!
According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, arthritis affects 54.4 million adults. This makes Arthritis one of the most common causes for disability in the United States. Arthritis is a broad category of conditions affecting joints and soft tissue covering over 100 different disease states, the most common being osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. The most common symptoms of arthritis include: aching, swelling in or around joints, redness, loss of motion and pain. Typical treatment for arthritis includes use of medication, surgery or activity restrictions. These interventions carry with them their own set of detrimental consequences. Use of analgesics and non-steroidal anti- inflammatory medication can have significant
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