Lasers have evolved and improved over the last few decades. They have expanded from “hot” surgical lasers such as CO2 designed to cut tissue, to the therapeutic lasers used in many clinics around the country.
Every day I speak with chiropractors about lasers. Many want to know what is the “best” laser while others are confused about what is critically important and what is marketing fluff.
When speaking with doctors about lasers, we are frequently asked to compare lasers on the basis of Joules. Joules are the units of energy produced by lasers, measuring the amount of work required to produce one watt of power for one second.
More and more of us are exploring laser as part of our portfolio of healing modalities. Let Berman Partners, LLC help define some of the key laser terms for you.
Laser therapy, regardless of the actual laser utilized, relies upon a few key units of measurement. These measurements help select treatment protocols and monitor the dose delivered to each patient.
Who is using Lasers? Many different medical professions utilize lasers in their practices. Here is a short list to consider.