Say, “NO” to Pain!

Therapeutic Laser Treatment

At Flowertown Chiropractic, we use a Summus Laser to treat many of our patients. Laser therapy improves healing time, decreases pain, increases circulation, and decreases swelling. When you visit our Summerville, SC, office, ask us if laser therapy is right for you!


Therapeutic Laser Treatment

Conditions Treated by Laser Therapy

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Patients that may have laser therapy included in their treatment plan may be suffering from:
  • Shoulder, Back and Knee Pain
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Tennis Elbow
  • Ligament Sprains
  • Muscle Strains
  • Repetitive Stress Injuries
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Myofascial Trigger Points
  • Sports, Auto and Work-Related
  • Injuries
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Neuropathy
  • & More

Laser Treatment FAQ

Q: Do laser treatments hurt?

A: Areas of pain and inflammation may be sensitive prior to the reduction of pain. Typically, there is a mild, soothing feeling of warmth or tingling or no sensation at all during treatment.

Q: What are the side effects of laser therapy?

A: Most studies show no side effects of laser therapy.

Q: How long is a laser therapy treatment?

A: Treatments vary depending on the size and location of the area being treated. Typically, treatment takes from 6 to 12 minutes.

Q: How many treatments will I need?

A: The number of treatments depends on the condition being treated. Acute conditions require fewer treatments, whereas chronic conditions require more. Your specific treatment plan can be discussed in detail with Dr. Mennetti.

Q: How long before I feel results?

A: Even though you may not feel improvement, it does not mean that nothing is happening. Each treatment is cumulative, and results are most often felt after 3-4 sessions. However, some patients have reported feeling an improvement in their condition after the first treatment (usually the reduction of pain).

Q: Can laser therapy be used with other types of treatment?

A: Yes, laser therapy is often used with other forms of treatment, including physical therapy, chiropractic adjustments, massage, soft tissue mobilization, and electrotherapy. These other forms of therapy are complementary and can be used in conjunction with laser therapy to increase treatment effectiveness.

Q: What is class IV Therapeutic Laser?

A: Class IV Laser Therapy is a medical treatment that utilizes specific wavelengths of Laser light to stimulate healing, reduce pain, reduce inflammation, and increase blood circulation.

Q: What types of conditions can be treated with Laser Therapy?

A: Most muscle and joint pain, arthritis, tendonitis, carpal tunnel syndrome, plantar fasciitis, shoulder pain, knee pain, wrist and elbow pain, and more.

Q: How long do Therapeutic treatments take?

A: Treatment times vary by condition and body parts being treated. Most treatments range from 4 to 10 minutes.

Q: Do Therapeutic Laser treatments hurt?

A: Class IV Laser Therapy is a painless, noninvasive treatment option. Most patients describe the treatment as a comfortable, gentle, warming sensation with no pain..

We are now accepting new patients!

If you’d like more information about our practice, feel free to check out our About Us, Conditions, and Patient Information pages!

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Flowertown Chiropractic
137 E 2nd North St
Summerville, SC 29483

Phone: 843-871-7003
Fax: 843-871-0882

Monday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM & 2:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM -2:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM & 2:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Friday By appointment only