Tendinitis, also spelled Tendonitis, is an inflammation or irritation of a tendon. Chronic strain, overuse or misuse of a tendon leading to a repetitive stress injury, or a serious acute injury can lead to a weakness, tear or swelling of the tendon tissue resulting in pain and stiffness near the tendon. Areas typically affected by Tendonitis are the knee, elbow, shoulder, and foot.
Can MLS Laser Therapy Help? MLS laser therapy is effective in decreasing the inflammation and pain associated with this condition.
This is an ailment that usually responds quickly to MLS Laser Therapy. Many patients will receive significant pain relief after just one, 15-minute treatment. After an examination, the doctor will be able to estimate how many treatments will be needed to resolve the problem.