Have you been told again & again that you’re clumsy? Do you have a loved one with balance and coordination issues? Laser-guided proprioceptive feedback helps an individual improve their sense of body awareness. This therapy uses lasers affixed to straps which are worn on the body while various tasks are used to engage targeting with the lasers.
- Our bodies have inherent mechanisms to allow us to know where we are in space
- This includes vision, tactile sensation, and proprioceptive sensation
- Laser-guided proprioceptive feedback rehabilitation covers all of the above
- Creates an all-encompassing learning experience
A unique visual feedback system, Laser-guided feedback rehabilitation is particularly helpful for visual learners, young athletes and others who desire a better balance and motion skillset. Ask us how Broadview can help.
Frequently Asked Questions
In laser guided motion therapy, particles of energy called photons are produced and absorbed by cellular structures. The result? Healed tissues, reduced inflammation, and an overall reduction or even elimination of symptoms. Laser therapy for concussion is non-invasive and pain-free, using a combination of red and infrared light. This form of concussion treatment helps supply the brain with increased production of ATP, which is diminished when concussion occurs.
While laser therapy has been effective for quite a number of patients, its efficacy and appropriateness of use depends on a number of factors. The best way to find out is by seeing your chiropractic neurologist at our Ottawa concussion clinic. We’ll do a comprehensive brain injury assessment and take a look at your medical history as well, before coming up with a plan of treatment that may very well include laser therapy should it be suitable for your situation.
The typical course of laser therapy treatment for concussion or brain injury is approximately 10 treatments across a 2-week period. This depends on a number of factors, such as the nature and scope of your brain injury, your schedule availability, etc. We’ll meet with you at the initial brain injury assessment and discuss options and goals with you up-front, to ensure that you know what to expect.
That’s the good news! Laser therapy isn’t just a temporary fix, like taking a Tylenol for a headache, but rather when done over a course of treatment offers long-term healing and mitigation of concussion symptoms. Controlled studies have shown tremendous results with laser therapy for concussion patients. We’re pleased to offer laser therapy at our Ottawa concussion clinic, incorporating it into a long-term plan for concussion recovery.
Yes, laser therapy is a very safe, regulated and well-tested procedure in treating concussions and other injuries. Low Intensity Laser Therapy is just that – a low dose of laser applied in a highly controlled, safe environment & process. Laser therapy for concussions is non-invasive, pain-free, non-toxic and recognized worldwide in its safety and efficacy.