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What is Laser Therapy?

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  What is Laser Therapy? Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT), also known as cold laser therapy, is a light focused, painless, drug free, and non-invasive treatment option. Unlike lasers used for surgery, laser therapy clinics work with low levels of light and do not produce any heat. At our clinic here in Boise, lasers supply energy to the body by…
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Are Chiropractors Doctors?

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One prevalent misconception surrounding chiropractors is that they are not “real” doctors or health professionals, and that consequently laser therapy clinics, decompression therapy, and other procedures are unstructured or unregulated. But in truth, Chiropractors are licensed health care providers in every state in the U.S. and in dozens of countries around the world. In order to become a chiropractor, a…
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Mattresses For Back Pain

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When we experience back problems, sometimes we can look to our mattress for the blame. If you’re in the market for a new mattress, it can be overwhelming. By following these tips, you can make sure you buy a good quality mattress to help ease your pain: Research online before hitting the stores There are many helpful websites that provide…
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Weather and Back Pain

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As the temperatures drop, you might notice aching in your neck, lower back or another part of your spine. It’s easy to assume that the two things are connected, but this is not always the case. Understanding how and why cold weather affects your spine is the first step to handling pain. It isn’t always tied to location Chronic back…
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Spinal Health

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Your spine provides you with movement and supports your head, shoulders and pelvic girdle. It protects your central nervous system and allows it to function properly through the spinal cord, which controls the function of every cell tissue and organ in the human body. To put it simply, a healthy spine is crucial to maintaining an overall healthy body. Here…
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How Does Cold Laser Therapy Work?

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Cold laser therapy is low-intensity laser therapy that uses low levels of light to stimulate healing. Contrary to surgical or aesthetic lasers, it doesn’t cause your tissues to heat up. Sometimes cold laser therapy is called low-level laser therapy, low-power laser therapy or soft laser. How Does Cold Laser Therapy Work? Low-level light is applied directly to the problem area…
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Sciatic Nerve Pain

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What You Should Know About Sciatica The sciatic nerve is the largest single nerve in the human body and is made up of individual nerve roots that originate by branching out from the spine in the lower back. Sciatica occurs when the large sciatic nerve becomes irritated or compressed at the point of origin. Sciatica should not be left untreated,…
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How to Survive Sitting

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Sitting at work is unavoidable nowadays. The majority of us spend more than six hours sitting everyday. Think about it: all day at work, during breakfast, lunch and dinner, while watching TV or reading a book. Now add in all the hours spent on your phone (that posture is bad for your spine too). Yikes! Though most don’t realize it,…
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What is Cold Laser Therapy?

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What is Cold Laser Therapy? Cold Laser Therapy is a type of medical treatment that uses wavelengths of light to engage with tissue and accelerate healing. Some of its uses include numbing pain, reducing swelling and spasms and increasing functionality. How does it work? The lasers are handheld devices the size of a flashlight. They are placed over the injured…
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First Time Massage

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Some people go years and sometime even a lifetime without getting a massage. Massages have lots of benefits the best of which is relaxation. The first time getting a massage can be nerve wracking because you don’t know what to expect. With these simple steps you can have a comfortable experience. Find the right location Look for a place that…
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