Dr. Tom Performing Deep Tissue Laser Therapy on a Local Athlete

Advanced Pain Relief

Our practice is the first in the area to invest in a Deep Tissue Therapy Laser from LiteCure Medical. Deep tissue laser therapy offers drug-free pain relief for those suffering from acute or chronic pain.  Now we can offer you a non-surgical option that truly has the power to eliminate or significantly reduce your pain. Five to ten brief treatments with this powerful laser are all it takes to often realize life-changing relief. Deep tissue therapy laser works by flooding the tissues with photons, energizing the damaged cells and increasing circulation to the painful area. This produces a cascade of healing responses in your body, reducing inflammation, thereby reducing or even eliminating your pain. Treatments take just a few minutes, however the therapeutic effect continues to soothe and heal long after you leave the office. 

What To Expect From Deep Tissue Laser Therapy

Laser therapy is a non-invasive technique to help reduce pain and inflammation. Laser therapy can be safely used as an adjunct or replacement for pharmaceutical drugs. This pain relief treatment is FDA cleared and enables patients to have an alternative to drugs and surgery. Laser therapy treatments last between 5 and 10 minutes depending on the condition being treated. Laser therapy treatments must be administered directly to skin, as laser light cannot penetrate through layers of clothing. You will feel soothing warmth as the therapy is administered. Learn how LiteCure Laser Therapy can help you.


Depending on the condition being treated your therapy may be administer through either a contact or non-contact hand piece. The contact hand piece is designed to allow the practitioner to physically manipulate the tissue while administering the treatment, resulting in a laser-massage treatment. This allows for light to penetrate deeper into tissues. Patients generally see results after 3 to 5 treatments. The doctor will develop and recommend a treatment plan that is optimal for your condition.  

Conditions Helped

Deep tissue laser therapy is a non-surgical, highly effective treatment for lower back pain relief, neck, and disc pain, soft tissue injuries, chronic pain, joint conditions, arthritis, wound management, & inflammatory conditions. It can also prove effective for Fibromyalgia, tendonitis, osteoarthritis and more. Laser therapy is a simple and painless procedure, and scientific studies have demonstrated a multitude of clinical benefits. Deep tissue laser therapy is commonly helps and can be used to safely and effectively treat the following conditions:

● Achilles Tendon Tears ● Golfer’s Elbow ● Neuropathy ● Strain/Sprain Injuries
● Ankle/Foot Pain ● Hand/Wrist Pain ● Osteoarthritis ● Tendonitis
● Arthritis ● Hip Bursitis ● Plantar Fascitis ● Tennis Elbow
● Bursitis ● Joint Injuries ● Post Surgical Healing ● Thumb Pain
● Carpal Tunnel Syndrome ● Knee Pain ● Rib Injury ● TMJ
● Disc Bulge ● Low Back Pain ● Rotator Cuff Injury
● Disc Herniation ● Neck Pain ● Shoulder Pain


Condition Diagram

Is Deep Tissue Laser Therapy Safe?

There have been over 2,500 research articles showing the safety of laser therapy and its positive physiological effects on impaired, inflamed, and/or injured tissue. 

How Deep Tissue Laser Therapy Works

Beneficial Effects of Laser Therapy

● Accelerated Tissue Repair ● Increased Circulation
● Decreased Inflammation ● Reduced Muscle Spasm
● Faster Cell Growth ● Reduced Pain
● Faster Wound Healing ● Reduced Scar Tissue Formation
● Improved Nerve Function ● Relief of Pain

Benefits of Deep Tissue Laser Therapy


  • Promotes rapid cell growth. The laser accelerates cellular reproduction and growth.
  • Promotes faster wound healing. It stimulates cell growth in damaged tissues. The reduction in recovery time is an important consideration.
  • Increases metabolic activity, which can help with a variety of conditions, including tendonitis treatment, lower back pain relief, osteoarthritis treatment, and Fibromyalgia treatment.
  • Improves the quality of scar tissue following tissue damage from cuts, scratches, burns, or following surgery.
  • Reduces swelling caused by bruising or inflammation of joints.
  • Stimulates lymph and blood circulation to allow the affected tissue to have the best possible circulation.
  • Promotes nerve function. In cases of numbness, the laser helps speed the process of nerve cell reconnection.
  • Promotes the release of the body’s own pain-killing chemicals such as endorphins and enkephalins from the brain, adrenal glands, and other areas, thus facilitating log lasting pain relief, including lower back pain.

Testimonial Videos about Deep Tissue Laser Therapy


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beth h

I have had a problem with plantar fasciitis for the past ten months. The pain in my foot was severe and it was interfering daily with my work as my job requires me to be on my feet all day. I had tried stretching, physical therapy, icing and Advil—all of which were helping some, but I continued to have problems getting through my day at work. It also made exercising difficult. I am an active person, and this was greatly interfering with my level of activity and making it extremely difficult to get through a day of work without my foot hurting.

I decided to try Deep Tissue Laser Therapy treatments. It took about four treatments before I began to notice a difference—possibly because I waited so long to seek treatment. The laser treatment along with Dr. Sarah performing Myofascial Stripping to break up the scar tissue have been very effective in getting me active again. I am now able to work and return to classes at the gym with little discomfort. I would definitely recommend Horn Family Chiropractic and Deep Tissue Laser Therapy to others as the entire staff is knowledgeable, professional, and courteous.

Beth H.