Lasers have revolutionized the practice of medicine and are used in many different medical fields. Now lasers are becoming an intricate part of Podiatry among the most innovative practices. Laser therapy in Albany can be found at our Albany Podiatry practice where our state-of-the-art office is the first podiatry practice in the Capital Region to use the MLS Robotic Laser. Albany Podiatry is affiliated with the Laser Pain Management Association and our staff is trained and certified in the use of the MLS laser and in developing custom treatment protocols for each patient.
Lasers are fairly common among podiatry practices for the treatment of fungal nails. Our MLS practice also applies the laser to the treatment of fungal conditions but also to so many more foot and ankle treatments. Laser therapy in Albany in our practice is also recommended for the treatment of bunions, plantar fasciitis, peripheral neuropathy, ankle, heel and joint pain, post-surgical swelling, Achilles tendinitis, neuromas, arthritis, bone spurs, chronic wounds, sports injuries, muscle sprains and strains, as well as tendon and ligament injuries. The laser therapy works by using specific wavelengths of light and emitting these into the injured area of damaged cells to stimulate inter-cellular activity to promote healing. The treatments are painless and generally last about 10 minutes. It usually takes several treatments to complete the recovery.
Laser therapy in Albany gives the patient significant benefits including fast relief of pain with a strong anti-inflammatory effect. A more rapid healing of strains and sprains as well as a rapid return to structural integrity of injured regions of the foot or ankle. Swelling is brought down much quicker using laser therapy with faster improvement of local blood circulation. The laser also helps repair wounds and ulcers of the foot. These innovative therapies have helped our patients recover from many ailments of the foot that would have taken much longer using traditional treatments. Give our office a call to see what the MLS laser can do to help you.