WHAT IS AN ARTHRITIS? A simple definition is an inflammation of a joint. Symptoms may varies but the most common are joint pain and swelling.
Women are more affected than men. It’s the leading cause of disability in Canada, ranking first for women and second for men. http://(http://bioflexlaser.com/resources/video/arthritis-educational-video-for-patients/)
Most common type of arthritis is Degenerative Osteoarthritis results form chronic inflammation within the joint. Most commonly affected joints are your hands, knees, hips and spine.
The anti-inflammatory potency of laser therapy is ideal for the treatment of chronic conditions such as arthritis, degenerative disc disease and other autoimmune disorders. At Alberta Laser Rehabilitation Centre in Calgary, they use Laser Therapy as the main mode of treatment to alleviate and decrease the inflammation of the involved arthritic joint/s. ALRC uses Bioflex Laser technology. Click on the link How Laser Therapy works.
After a full day of giving golf instructions, Coach Paul Horton, (Certified Professional Golf Coach; Certified Aimpoint Instructor and PGA of Canada National Teacher of the Year) had seen a huge improvement to the pain on his knee as well as the range of motion of the joint. Coach Paul continuously gets his Laser treatments at our clinic for maintenance and to keep the condition from worsening.