MLS Laser Therapy

MLS Laser Therapy

MLS Laser Therapy services offered in Fresno and Madera, CA

If you play sports or work a physically demanding job, MLS® laser therapy can treat overuse injuries and help you recover more quickly. At Advanced Foot Care and Clinical Research Center, board-certified podiatrists and foot and ankle surgeons Jay Mukker, DPM, FABPM, CWSP, and Gavin Lee, DPM, provide MLS laser therapy on an outpatient basis. Treatment is quick, effective, and pain-free. To make an appointment, call the office in Fresno or Madera, California, or book online today. 

MLS Laser Therapy Q & A

What is MLS laser therapy?

Multiwave Locked System (MLS) laser therapy is a noninvasive procedure that uses targeted light energy to treat injuries like strains, sprains, and inflammation. 

Specifically, MLS laser therapy uses a patented combination of wavelengths to relieve pain and encourage your body’s natural healing process.

What health problems can benefit from MLS laser therapy?

Advanced Foot Care and Clinical Research Center uses MLS laser therapy to treat overuse injuries and other health problems, including:

  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Sports injuries
  • Sprains
  • Strains
  • Arthritis
  • Neuromas
  • Neuropathy
  • Slow-healing wounds

You might also be a candidate for MLS laser therapy if you need foot or ankle surgery. MLS laser therapy after surgery can reduce the risk of infection and help you recover quickly.

How does MLS laser therapy work?

Advanced Foot Care and Clinical Research Center provides MLS laser therapy on-site as an outpatient procedure.

During treatment, you sit or lie down on an exam table. Then, your Advanced Foot Care and Clinical Research Center provider runs a hand-held device over the area of your foot or ankle experiencing pain. 

The device emits targeted light energy at several wavelengths. The wavelengths penetrate your skin and stimulate your body’s anti-inflammatory response. That process reduces swelling and pain while encouraging the production of new and healthy tissue.

Is MLS laser therapy painful?

MLS laser therapy is safe and well-tolerated. You might experience a mild warming sensation during treatment, similar to a massage. You can read, listen to music, or take a nap while your provider works on your foot or ankle.

How long does MLS laser therapy take?

Most MLS laser therapy sessions last 20-30 minutes but depending on the problem addressed, it might take longer. After treatment, there’s no downtime or recovery period, so you can return to work and other activities right away.

How many MLS laser therapy treatments will I need?

The number of MLS laser therapy treatments you need depends on various factors, including age, the severity of your symptoms, and the problem addressed.

Typically, Advanced Foot Care and Clinical Research Center recommends a series of 6-12 sessions, spaced over 2-3 weeks. If your symptoms persist or worsen, more treatment sessions might be necessary.

To explore the benefits of MLS laser therapy, make an appointment at Advanced Foot Care and Clinical Research Center by calling the nearest office or booking online today.