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New study shows scientific benefit of laser therapy

INTRODUCTION:

Low-level laser therapy (LLLT) is a form of light therapy that triggers biochemical changes within cells. Photons are absorbed by cellular photoreceptors, triggering chemical alterations and potential biochemical benefits to the human body. LLLT has been used in pain management for years and is also known as cold laser therapy, which uses low-frequency continuous laser of typically 600 to 1000 nm wavelength for pain reduction and healing stimulation. Many studies have demonstrated analgesic and anti-inflammatory effects provided by photobiomodulation in both experimental and clinical trials.

OBJECTIVE:

The purpose of this research article was to present a summary of the possible pain management benefits of LLLT.

RESULTS:

In cold laser therapy, coherent light of wavelength 600 to 1000 nm is applied to an area of concern with hope for photo-stimulating the tissues in a way that promotes and accelerates healing. This is evidenced by the similarity in absorption spectra between oxidized cytochrome c oxidase and action spectra from biological responses to light. LLLT, using the properties of coherent light, has been seen to produce pain relief and fibroblastic regeneration in clinical trials and laboratory experiments. LLLT has also been seen to significantly reduce pain in the acute setting; it is proposed that LLLT is able to reduce pain by lowering the level of biochemical markers and oxidative stress, and the formation of edema and hemorrhage. Many studies have demonstrated analgesic and anti-inflammatory effects provided by photobiomodulation in both experimental and clinical trials.

RESULTS:

Based on current research, the utilization of LLLT for pain management and osteoarthritic conditions may be a complementary strategy used in clinical practice to provide symptom management for patients suffering from osteoarthritis and chronic pain.

Our Passion

Pain and Laser Centers of North Carolina is dedicated to providing outstanding customer service and quality laser care to residents in Greensboro and the Triad region of North Carolina. We have been operating out of our current location on West Market Street in Greensboro since 2003. Dr. Williams has been in business since 1998 when he joined his father Dr. Marc Williams who was a health care provider for over 36 years and now retired.

The doctors at Greensboro's top-rated pain and laser clinic (voted number one for the past three years) is located conveniently near you. Our doctors will not only listen to you about your neuropathy pain, tingling sensations, or burning but will also evaluate you to see if laser treatment is good for you. If you suffer from pain in your hands and feet, we are here to help. If we can not help you we will refer you to someone who can!

Our Mission

To reduce pain in a non surgical way and share a safe and common sense way of treating the root problem.

Ready to find relief from tingling, numbness, or burning? Looking for laser treatment on neuropathy and joint pain? Our caring, attentive staff at Pain and Laser Centers of North Carolina look forward to working with you!



DOCTOR - PATIENT TESTIMONIAL

Patient Kayla Siedman says "The laser was very easy...laser really helps...it lets me run and walk more freely and easily."

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Meet the Team

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr.
    Aaron Williams
    DC, LIFE University

    Dr. Williams DC fractured his back at the age of 12 years old due to a ATV accident while living on his family farm in Iowa. Today, he continues to live with a non-healing fracture (Grade 2 Spondylolisthesis) of the L5 vertebrae without surgery largely due to the results of the class IV laser therapy he received himself. Seeing how the class IV laser therapy helped him continue to be healthy, extremely physically active and pain free without surgery, Dr. Williams DC started studying how cold laser could help his patients more effectively than just the use of class IV laser. He found that the lack of oxygen in our bodies as we age was a big factor in the tissue death (soft tissue nerves etc.). Due to this finding oxygen related techniques are used to improve the results a patient needs when dealing with long term neuropathy, disc herniations, meniscus damage and overall soft tissue damage from past surgeries. He created the LASERA technique and has had such amazing success reducing patients pain and dysfunction that he wants to 'shout from the tree tops.'

  • Everette Tucker DC

    After growing up on St. Simons Island, Georgia, I completed my undergraduate degree in Biology and Chemistry from Lenoir Rhyne University in Hickory, North Carolina. During my time at LR I spent four years playing football as a Defensive and Offensive Lineman. I then went on to graduate Magna Cum Laude from Life University in Marietta, Georgia earning my Doctorate of Chiropractic. I specialize in chiropractic care for children and adults. I utilize a “whole person approach” to wellness, looking for the cause of symptoms and eliminating it naturally.

    In my spare time I enjoy playing golf, CrossFit, and spending time with my wife and dog. Fun fact I’ve lived in five states and moved to Greensboro in 2016! I love playing and watching sports, especially when I get to cheer on the Pittsburgh Steelers or the University of Georgia.

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TESTIMONIALS

Reviews By Our Satisfied Patients

  • "I had back surgery in 2011. I come in the office and get the laser treatment and love it. For me it really helps with the soft tissue giving much needed relief. It feels good and it’s effective- Highly recommended!"
    Ronald H.
  • "Great Place!!! Friendly and caring staff. Was having disk pain that was impacting my nerves and legs. Aileen does a great job applying the laser treatments. Started receiving treatments with the last two weeks and the majority of the pain is gone."
    Kimberly C.
  • "Found them because of extreme pain in my hip. Turned out I had 2 vertebrae turned and disks compressed. They are getting it fixed. Pain is gone.Love the staff. Victoria and Aileen take great care and make me feel very welcome every time."
    John R.
  • "P and L Center doctors and staff are knowledgeable, friendly and caring. They listen and, having heard, respond to concerns to customize treatment to meet my individual needs. With these professionals as partners, I find myself increasingly hopeful that I will be able to more successfully manage my health issues and improve the quality of my life."
    Mike R.
  • "I definitely recommend the lasera treatment! The doctor knows what she is doing is very helpful to the clients. The whole staff at the center is very friendly and goes beyond the call of duty to make clients comfortable!"
    Malinda P.
  • "The staff are all friendly and knowledgeable. I had pain in my SI joint and low back. I have had great results and recommend anyone with pain to try!"
    Letisha A.
  • "PAIN AND LASER CENTER in Greensboro N.C. on West Market Street is an awesome place for any type of pain. The people that work there are professional, nice, and gentle. The office is very organized and ran very professional. Each person that comes there is important to all the staff and the Doctors. The staff and the Doctors greets you every time by name. It truly is a place to heal and get rid of your pain."
    Robin R.
  • "I started this treatment and could barely walk into the office. I was in bad shape from messing my lower back up. It’s been 1.5 weeks and I’m 1000% better. In another week I should be as good as new or better!! Loved it!"
    Carla T.
  • "I have truly enjoyed getting to know all the professionals at my Pain and Laser Center in Greensboro. From the first day I came in everyone remembered my name and the attention was remarkable. The nurses are the best!"
    Cynthia L.
  • "Friendly and knowledgeable staff - Aileen the laser technician is wonderful as is Dr. Williams. I came here in September with debilitating pain from an existing condition worsened by a slip and fall. The treatment plan designed for me has effectively, and happily, got me back to 100%. I highly recommend this center!"
    Jayne C.

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