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If you suffer from diabetic neuropathy, then you already know how frustrating and even debilitating the symptoms can be. Our 5-star-rated Durango CO podiatrists have great news for patients dealing with numbness, pain, tingling, or other symptoms in the feet or legs. Thanks to today’s amazing technological advancements in medicine, diabetic patients can now take advantage of a non-invasive, safe, and effective treatment for diabetic neuropathy – MLS Laser Therapy.
MLS Laser Therapy, as the name suggests, uses a laser (focused beam of light) to relieve pain, reduce inflammation, and promote the healing of wounds and soft tissue. MLS Laser Therapy was approved by the FDA in 2009 to treat a number of conditions, including diabetic neuropathy.
The MLS Laser is placed about 8 inches away from the injured part of your body, and the light penetrates through your skin. The laser causes no pain – in fact, many patients don’t feel any sensation at all while the laser is working.
The laser light penetrates the tissues of your body, and the energy of the laser stimulates your injured cells into regenerating themselves. It’s that simple! There is no invasive surgery, and you won’t need anesthesia for this pain-free treatment. The treatment is so comfortable and relaxing that some patients even doze off in the middle of it.
MLS Laser Therapy has been clinically shown to have no negative side effects.
If you want to know more about MLS Laser Therapy, its process and its potential benefits for your diabetic neuropathy, the next step is to set up an appointment with a Durango CO doctor who offers laser treatment. If your current doctor doesn’t use this state-of-the-art technology, then feel free to set up an appointment with one of our podiatrists in Durango to find out whether you are a good candidate for treatment with MLS Laser.
The information provided in this article is not meant to be medical advice and is for educational purposes only. If you would like to learn more about this and other topics related to podiatry, feel free to contact Animas Foot & Ankle, with a convenient podiatry office location in Durango CO, by clicking here or by calling 505.395.7822.
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