Class IV Cold Laser Therapy in Upper Cervical Chiropractic (Benefits & More)

Dr. Brett Berner
4 min readAug 30

Upper cervical chiropractors constantly seek avenues to enhance the quality of care we offer by incorporating modern technologies such as class 4 laser therapy. Despite the fact that the employment of class 4 lasers for therapeutic purposes is not a recent development (having received FDA clearance in 2003), it remains unfamiliar to a significant number of our patients. This piece will delve into the rationale behind our utilization of class 4 laser therapy, its applications in treatment, anticipated outcomes, and associated expenses.

Dr. Brett with a patient during a class IV laser therapy session

Class 4 laser therapy might appear advanced, but it has evolved into a conventional practice for numerous musculoskeletal injuries. This therapy employs precise wavelengths of light, namely red and near-infrared, to induce therapeutic outcomes. The light emitted by the laser fosters the activation of particular processes within the body, which contribute to alleviating symptoms like pain, inflammation, and restricted range of motion.

Utilizing Class IV Laser Therapy also heightens the speed and excellence of tissue restoration, enhances muscle functionality, expedites recovery, and mitigates discomfort.

The Summit and Pinnacle Laser Series from Aspen Laser embody their namesakes by epitomizing the present zenith of laser therapy standards. This is precisely why, at Foundation Chiropractic in Lutz, we integrate these systems into our practices.

These pioneering setups, a result of extensive research and development, employ a straightforward handheld device to administer targeted Class IV Laser Therapy. This localized and region-specific approach enables precise treatment of distinct bodily areas.

As scientific and technological advancements in laser therapy have undergone swift progress in recent years, the significance of Class IV Laser Therapy as an efficient and minimally invasive treatment modality has also grown.

Gradually evolving into a standard complement to numerous treatment protocols, Class IV Laser Therapy is reshaping the healthcare landscape by enhancing clinical outcomes and expediting the recuperative journey.

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Dr. Brett Berner

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