Added by on February 22, 2015

Laser Treatment for Fungal Toenails – Podiatrist in Stratford, Turnersville and Mt. Ephraim, NJ
Dr. Scott Warren discusses using laser therapy to treat fungal toenails.
Laser therapy or photobiomodulation is the use of specific wavelength of light (red and near-infrared) to create therapeutic effects. The effects include but not limited to improved healing time, pain reduction, increased circulation, decreased swelling and vasodilation. Laser therapy has been widely utilized in Europe by physical therapists, nurses, and doctors as far back as the 1970s. Now, after FDA clearance in 2002, laser therapy is being used extensively in the United States.
Laser therapy is proven to biostimulate tissue repair and growth. The laser accelerates wound healing and decreases inflammation, pain and scar tissue formation as well as producing singlet oxygen, which destroys fungus. When it comes to pain management and fungus destruction class IV laser therapy provides dra