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Cold Laser Therapy

What is a Cold Laser Treatment?

Chronic pain affects more than just your body. Dealing with constant discomfort can reduce your quality of life and impact your emotional and mental health, making it important that you take steps to get relief if your current pain management plan isn’t doing enough to address your symptoms.


At NorthEast Spine and Sports Medicine, we have found cold laser therapy to be beneficial for many patients, and it could be a solution for you. Read on to learn more about this innovative, non-invasive therapy.

Cold Laser Treatment Defined

Cold Laser Therapy is a non-invasive treatment that can be used as a sole or complementary intervention for pain. The therapy involves exposing an injured or ailing part of the body to low levels of laser light. While the laser gives off no heat and causes no pain, the light is able to deeply penetrate the skin and tissue beneath to reach the affected area.

Studies have found that Cold Laser Therapy encourages cellular repair, assisting with the body’s natural ability to heal itself over time. In addition, the treatments ease inflammation to provide immediate relief from pain and stiffness.

What Happens During a Treatment?

During a Cold Laser Therapy treatment, you’ll lie comfortably with only the area that needs to be treated exposed. Then a handheld or arm-mounted device will be used to shine the laser light onto your body. You will not feel heat or pain during the procedure. A typical treatment takes only 5 to 20 minutes to complete, and you can return to work and normal activities after a session. You’ll be awake throughout the procedure, but you’re free to close your eyes and relax if you wish.

Benefits of Cold Laser Treatment

There are a number of benefits to Cold Laser Therapy for pain management, including:

– Well-Established History of Use. Cold Laser treatments have been used since 1967 for pain management, and more than 400 studies have been conducted into its benefits.

– No Known Side Effects. Clinical reviews of cold laser therapy studies have found no evidence of the procedure causing side effects. As a result, the therapy can benefit individuals who are unable to take pain medications due to side effects or addiction.

– Non-Invasive. Cold laser treatments do not involve needles and require no recovery period, making the therapy an alternative to surgery. The treatment can in some cases reduce the need for physical therapy.

– Effective for Many Types of Pain. Cold Laser Therapy has been found to be beneficial for addressing chronic pain that stems from a number of causes. It can be used as a part of a burn care treatment plan and for addressing pain associated with nerve injuries or damage, spinal injuries and sports injuries.

The best way to determine whether or not you’re a good candidate for cold therapy treatment is with a professional consultation. Call any one of our five NorthEast Spine and Sports Medicine New Jersey locations to schedule one today or schedule an appointment online.




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  • Aberdeen

    557 South Atlantic Ave.
    Aberdeen, NJ 07747

  • Barnegat

    175 Gunning River Rd.
    Barnegat, NJ 08005

  • Jackson

    728 Bennetts Mills Rd.
    Jackson, NJ 08527

  • Freehold

    501 Iron Bridge Rd, Suite 2
    Freehold, NJ 07728

  • Manchester

    60 Lacey Rd.
    Manchester, NJ 08759

  • Point Pleasant

    1104 Arnold Ave.
    Point Pleasant, NJ 08742

  • Neptune

    4057 Asbury Ave.
    Neptune, NJ 07753

  • Surgery Center

    475 Route 70
    Lakewood, NJ 08701

  • Toms River

    367 Lakehurst Rd.
    Toms River, NJ 08755

  • Lincroft

    5 Swimming River Road
    Lincroft, NJ 07738

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If you’re looking for a multi-specialty medical group that offers interventional pain management, sports medicine, chiropractic care, acupuncture therapy, physical therapy, and orthopedic surgery, look no further than NorthEast Spine & Sports Medicine.

We have eight offices and one ambulatory surgery center (ASC) located in and around Monmouth County, NJ and Ocean County, NJ, and we have many patients that visit us from the following towns:

  • Jackson, NJ
  • Point Pleasant, NJ
  • Barnegat, NJ
  • Brick, NJ
  • Lakewood, NJ
  • Manchester, NJ
  • Aberdeen, NJ
  • Marlboro, NJ
  • Freehold, NJ
  • Monroe, NJ
  • Glassboro, NJ
  • Any many others

Since the beginning, our doctors and staff have been committed to treating patients who suffer from several different types of painful spine, joint, and orthopedic conditions. Furthermore, our goal is not only to reduce pain through physical rehabilitation, therapy, or any of our procedures and treatment options, but to help all of our patients have their functionality and quality of life restored.

Doctors with Superior Medical Knowledge and Compassion

One of the many benefits of choosing NorthEast Spine & Sports Medicine is that we only use the most innovative and modern treatment options and procedures. Furthermore, every service and treatment option we offer is available at each of our nine offices. Therefore, you should expect to receive the treatment you need whether you visit our office in Jackson, NJ, Point Pleasant, NJ, Barnegat, NJ, Manchester, NJ, Aberdeen, NJ or Tinton Falls, NJ. Furthermore, when patients come to one of our offices, they are always greeted with smiles and treated with kindness.

Every member of a team is respectful and empathetic, and will go to great lengths to ensure your pain management needs are addressed. Another reason to choose our medical practice is because our team makes it one of their highest priorities to stay at the forefront of medical research so that they’re offering the best care possible. Lastly, our physicians and staff also make certain that patients have the knowledge they need to help them live pain-free lives.

Comprehensive and Customized Care Provided by NorthEast Spine & Sports Medicine

While some patients may only require one service and/or treatment option and procedure, others may require customized care plans to help them get back on their feet. After your initial evaluation, your physician will create a custom-tailored treatment plan that they feel will offer you with the pain relief you want. In fact, you should not only expect to be recommended with a treatment plan that will help to reduce and/or eliminate your pain, but one that will aid in increasing your activity level, and reducing the amount of pain medicine you take. In the end, you will be provided with a comprehensive and customized care plan that will greatly improve the quality of your life.

Even though pain is an unavoidable part of life, it doesn’t mean you must suffer from it all throughout your lifetime. To learn more the doctors and staff at NorthEast Spine & Sports Medicine, our pain treatment options and procedures, and our locations in and around Ocean County, NJ, and Monmouth County, NJ, please browse our site. To make an appointment, please don’t hesitate to do so online, or give one of the offices closest to your home in Brick, NJ, Lakewood, NJ, Marlboro, NJ, Freehold, NJ, Glassboro, NJ, or another area a call today.