At CarePlus Foot and Ankle Specialists, we like to make use of all the most modern tools available in delivering top-tier treatment for your feet and ankles. Among these tools, laser therapy systems have emerged as promising options for managing and resolving a variety of issues, and the REMY Laser System stands out as best-in-class.
For this blog post, we’re going to break down the basics of this sophisticated new treatment option, from conditions it might manage to the specifics of how it functions.
Unveiling the REMY Laser
The REMY laser system utilizes Class IV laser technology to deliver concentrated beams of light to targeted tissues. That light penetrates deep into the skin and underlying structures, stimulating cellular activity and promoting various beneficial processes. These include:
- Reduced inflammation: By targeting inflammatory mediators, the REMY laser can help alleviate pain and swelling associated with various conditions.
- Enhanced blood circulation: Improved blood flow promotes faster healing and tissue repair.
- Pain relief: The laser's interaction with nerves can provide direct relief for several forms of foot pain, offering a non-invasive alternative to pain medication.
- Faster healing: Stimulated cellular activity can accelerate the healing process in wounds, fractures, and other injuries.
The REMY laser shows promise in treating a range of foot and ankle conditions, including:
- Heel pain: Studies suggest the REMY laser can effectively alleviate plantar fasciitis pain, a common cause of heel discomfort.
- Neuropathy: The laser's ability to improve blood flow and reduce inflammation may benefit individuals with diabetic neuropathy or other nerve-related foot pain.
- Achilles tendonitis: Laser therapy can both promote healing and reduce pain associated with inflammation of the Achilles tendon.
- Arthritis: Early studies indicate potentially powerful benefits when using a REMY laser for reducing pain and inflammation in arthritic joints of the foot and ankle.
- Chronic wounds: The laser's ability to stimulate tissue repair and angiogenesis (new blood vessel formation) may aid in healing chronic wounds like diabetic ulcers.
Trust your foot care to a DPM that combines proven experience with a dedication to using the latest technologies! Dr. Hubert Lee would be happy to help you learn more about the REMY laser and what it might be able to do for you. Contact us today to schedule an appointment, or call 425-455-0936.