Low Level Laser Therapy
At Total Essence we use Low Level Laser Therapy to treat a range of ailments including: Arthritis pain, Plantar Fasciitis, Joint & Muscle pain, Tendonitis and many more. For acute or chronic ailments Laser Therapy can be used singularly, or within your Remedial Massage Treatment.
LLLT involves small Non-Thermal Laser devices being placed on the surface of the skin. The light penetrates the skin and targets damaged cells within the body to promote healing and a reduction in inflammation and pain. Total Essence also use LLLT to aid in the treatment of fluid retention, Lymphedema/Lipedema and detoxification.
Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT) is a 3 step process;
Heal the body at a cellular level by exposing the skin to targeted laser beams for set periods of time.
Restore damaged cells back to ‘normal’ function.
Stimulate the regeneration of restored cells. Minimising both the symptoms experienced and ailment.
LLLT & Remedial Massage
LLLT works synergistically with Remedial Massage and is effectively used on Trigger Points, Arthritic conditions and Neural pain, along with many other ailments. LLLT can provide drug-free pain relief, and is more effective when regular treatments are undertaken.
Frequently Asked Questions
What does it involve?
The non-thermal LLLT will involve small laser device being placed on the surface of the skin. LLLT use low intensity laser light wavelengths that pass through the skin and into the cells only a few millimetres beneath your skin. Please note are NOT led lights, the cold laser light is safe and non-harmful.
What is LLL used for?
Scientific data show that LLLT has been helpful for stubborn, persistent and difficult to treat conditions. LLLT optimises the speed of repair in acute injuries and will also stimulate the body’s repair processes. It is a well-used modality that is specifically focused on soft tissue repair and providing pain relief, with acute and chronic physical conditions treated successfully.
What can it treat?
LLLT stimulates all cell types, making it an effective way to treat a number of conditions when used in conjunction with regular massage treatments, including:
- Muscular and joint pain
- Scar tissue
- Arthritic pain and stiffness
- Headaches and migraines
- Plantar fasciitis
- Carpal tunnel syndrome
- Fibromyalgia pain
- Hip and knee pain……..and many more…
Is it safe?
LLL produces no heat, vibration or sound. It is drug-free, non-invasive and painless to use.
How does it feel?
You just lie back and relax in one of our individual treatment rooms. Most of our clients do not feel anything at all, although some report a mild prickling sensation.
How long has laser therapy been around?
1960s – Not long after the discovery of lasers, it was discovered that laser therapy could improve wound healing, reduce pain, inflammation and swelling.
How can it relieve pain?
LLLT increases the production of nitric oxide increasing vasodilation and bringing oxygen, fuel molecules and other metabolites to the injured tissue resolving inflammation.
- Releases tight muscles
- Speeds bone repair
- Improve mobility
- Increasing endorphin release
- Increasing serotonin
- Suppression of pain stimuli receptors
Pricing (per treatment)
45 mins Laser Only – $80
30 mins Laser Only – $60
15 mins Laser Only – $30
How many treatments will I require?
We recommend having a course of treatments to get lasting results with your pain or ailment, especially with chronic conditions. Treatments can be just 15 minutes to help with cell function and repair. Acute conditions may experience relief within a few treatments. The number of Laser sessions will vary between individuals. Our Laser Therapist will discuss and customise a plan specifically for you.
LLLT can be added to your Remedial Massage for a more effective outcome for your ailment.
Please enquire with us if you are interested in finding out more about Low Level Laser Therapy and see how it can benefit you.