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Laser Therapy: Top 10 Benefits

Laser Therapy: Top 10 Benefits

LASER THERAPY TOP 10 BENEFITS Below is a list of the top 10 benefits of laser therapy. Laser therapy is done in-office at Hampton Chiropractic located in Belton, MO. 1. Drug Free Anti-Inflammation The class-4 laser used in laser therapy causes vasodilation in the cardiovascular system which results in decreased swelling at the site of inflammation. This is great for surface inflammation such as the bruising/swelling that happens after a sprained ankle, but also great for deep inflammation such as the inflammation brought on by arthritis. 2. Immediate Pain Relief Laser therapy effects the nerve cells by blocking pain signals…

Piriformis Syndrome: A Real Pain in the Butt

Piriformis Syndrome: A Real Pain in the Butt

Piriformis Syndrome Common Symptoms Achy pain in the glute region Sciatica or shooting pain down the back of the leg Tightness in the hip especially while sitting Low back pain/Hip Pain Piriformis syndrome is due to tightness in the piriformis muscle which leads to sciatica, or shooting nerve pain down the back of the leg. The root cause of the problem is often a misalignment in the low back/pelvis which leads to chronic spasm in the piriformis muscle. The sciatic nerve runs very near this muscle and in some people it runs directly through this muscle; therefore, when the piriformis…