Low Level Laser Therapy has been shown to penetrate the skull to directly aid damaged neurological tissue. The brain may suffer from three types of disorder: 1. Stroke, traumatic brain injury and global ischemia. 2. Degenerative disease such as dementia, Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Disease, and 3. Psychiatric conditions such as depression, anxiety and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. There is evidence that all these conditions can be beneficially affected by applying light to the head. We have seen good results when working with Low Level Laser Therapy for PTSD.
The effects of psychological trauma or Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) are broad, ranging from addiction to depression, anxiety and stress. Low Level Laser Therapy for PTSD helps to address these issues as it painlessly stimulates the release of endorphins with no side effects. Low Level Laser also helps to repair neurological pathways that have may have been affected by traumatic events, enabling patients to restore a clarity of thinking and calmness in situations that may have previously been triggering.
We have worked with trauma patients who have been affected in a variety of scenarios from historical childhood abuse to armed forces personnel in combat. In many cases Low Level Laser for PTSD is a crucial adjunct therapy for moving through and beyond traumatic events and establishing renewed mental clarity and emotional wellness.
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