Laser Therapy in Calgary
Encompass is one of the few Laser Therapy centers in Calgary with a Class 4 Laser. Our new Cube 4 K-Laser is the strongest laser currently on the market. With up to 20 Watts of power, this Class 4 Laser can penetrate deeper than standard lasers, delivering a higher dose of laser light in a shorter amount of time. When compared to a typical Class 3B laser, the Cube 4 creates up to 40 times more power, which eliminates inflammation and can reduce pain instantly.
The Cube 4K-Laser:
Calgary’s Strongest Treatment Laser
Our deep tissue laser delivers 4 different wavelengths into the area at once (660nm, 800n, 905nm, 970n). These specific red and near-infrared wavelengths of laser light are used to induce a photochemical reaction within the damaged cells.
Laser therapy triggers the body’s own healing system to deliver water, oxygen, and nutrients to the damaged area. At the same time, infrared light increases metabolic activity within damaged cells, increasing the production of ATP and facilitating faster tissue repair. As a result of these cellular changes, laser therapy helps reduce inflammation and spasm, accelerate tissue healing, increase circulation, and eliminate pain.
The treatment is painless, but unlike other forms of laser therapy, you may actually feel the heat from our high-powered deep tissue laser. Laser therapy has been found to be effective in reducing pain and promoting faster recovery for many acute conditions such as ligament sprains, bruising, muscle strains, fractures, and chronic conditions such as tendinopathies, and repetitive strain injuries.
Conditions Treated With
One on One Appointments
All in One Pricing
Evening & Weekend
Class 4 Laser + Shockwave
Evidence Informed Therapies
Our Laser Therapy Experts
FAQs on Laser Therapy
Class 4 Laser therapy is painless. Most people experience slight warmth during Laser treatment and usually is very relaxing & soothing. Very rarely, if you feel a very hot sensation or discomfort during the treatment, you let your provider know right away and they will immediately stop the treatment.
The laser energy is delivered through the skin to the injured area. Your body absorbs the energy and converts it into heat or mechanical energy. The body’s normal healing process takes over and repair results occur at a faster rate than occurs with conventional therapies.
Laser therapy is a pain-free and safe treatment used to reduce pain, reduce inflammation, reduce muscle spasms, promote the healing process, and provide comfort.
Class 4 Laser Therapy is useful for a wide range of conditions. These include injuries to bones, tendons, and ligaments (sprains, fractures), joint problems (arthritis, dislocations), back pain and disc problems, skin problems (wounds and burns), muscle strains/tears, and conditions such as Plantar Fascitis, Tennis elbow, Golfer’s elbow, Rotator cuff tendinitis.
Laser therapy is incorporated into Chiropractic and Physiotherapy treatments along with the other treatment methods to help promote healing and decrease pain. There is no extra charge for Laser treatment.
Encompass Sports Therapy employs all-in-one pricing, meaning that if our therapist uses the Deep Tissue Laser, Shockwave Therapy, Active Release, Taping, and Needling, the patient still pays the same price.
Licensed health practitioners who perform Class 4 Laser Therapy in our clinics are Chiropractors and Physiotherapists.
Laser therapy is a safe and effective therapy that is Health Canada cleared for the temporary relief of pain and reduction of symptoms associated with mild arthritis and muscle pain. Adverse effects from Laser therapy are usually very rare and temporary.
Adverse effects from laser therapy may occur from multiple causes including hypersensitivity, pre-existing health conditions, thermal effects, excessive pressure from probe, and laser over-stimlulation. Always wear safety glasses provided to avoid direct exposure to eyes.
There are a few conditions in which Laser Therapy is not advised to use. Those conditions include active infection, malignant carcinoma, certain blood disorder, and skin with tattos on it, to name a few.