Can Tennis Elbow be Treated with Low-Level Laser Therapy?

Lateral epicondylitis, better known as “tennis elbow”, is inflammation and damage of the tendons in your arm that you use to extend your wrist and forearm (yes, those muscles you’re using right now to move your mouse).  This injury is commonly seen in racquet-sport athletes, but is also common among in the “office athlete” population […]

Can Laser Therapy Improve Bone Healing?

Bone injuries can come in all shapes, sizes, and locations.  They can range in severity from a minor bone bruise all the way to a complete fracture (aka break).  We can have overuse injuries leading to stress fractures, or freak accidents leading to severe deformities.  Therefore it is obvious that the recovery time from these […]

Low-Level Laser Therapy or Chiropractic Adjustments for Neck Pain?

Chiropractic adjustments have proven to be one of the most effective treatments for many types of neck pain.  Recently much interest has been generated by the new technique “low level laser therapy” aka “cold laser” for treating a wide variety of musculoskeletal injuries.  But these two therapies have never been compared to each other for […]

Can low level laser therapy heal shoulder impingement?

The shoulder is one of the most complex joints in our body.  Unlike other joints, our shoulder depends almost entirely on a few muscles (the rotator cuff) to maintain stability. This unique structure combined with its extreme range of motion, makes the shoulder prone to a wide variety of injuries.  One common shoulder injury is […]

Can Lasers help those suffering with knee osteoarthritis?

Olympia chiropractor Kelly Golob explains that most people think of evil supervillains when they hear the word laser, but in the health care arena laser is making a new, more friendly, name for itself.