Cutting Edge MLS Laser Therapy


MLS Lasers, by Cutting Edge, offer a completely painless therapy for the treatment of pain and swelling and works must faster than conventional laser therapy while providing an increased healing response. The use of simultaneous dual wavelengths of light with both continuous and pulsed emissions makes MLS laser therapy the most advanced system currently on the market. This FDA approved technology uses laser light to promote inter-cellular activity, speed healing, and greatly reduce pain and discomfort. At Fit Feet for Life, our MLS Laser is equipped with a robotic head to provide the most consistent coverage over a larger area.

This therapy can be used to treat a multitude of foot and ankle problems including tendonitis, heel pain, arch pain, and ankle sprains and strains. The laser also speeds up the healing of superficial abrasions, and diabetic ulcers.

The MLS laser produces the following biological effects:

Photochemical effect—

Direct transfer of energy to the biological sublayers including:

●     Enzyme activation

●     Increased modulation of cellular metabolism

●     Diminishing effect on pain perception

Photothermal effect—

●     Increased blood circulation

●     Higher supply of oxygen and nutrients

Photomechanical effect—

The absorption of energy is helped by the formation of mechanical waves and the production of an extracellular matrix (critical for tissue repair & regeneration):

●     Increased rate of lymphatic peristalsis

●     Re-absorption of edemas

●     Revitalization of microcirculation

The typical MLS laser treatment takes 8-10 minutes, with a mild sensation felt at the point of application. Many people feel symptoms subsiding after 1-3 sessions, with 7-10 treatments being the total treatment average. Acute conditions such as tendonitis often show signs of improvement during the first phase of treatment, and chronic conditions can be controlled with more regular applications. This non-surgical treatment has no negative side effects and eliminates the need for potentially addictive prescription painkillers.

If you are experiencing pain and discomfort from a foot or ankle injury, give MLS laser therapy a try. See your podiatrist for proper evaluation and treatment. At Fit Feet for Life, our team of board-certified podiatrists has access to advanced technologies and years of experience to help diagnose and treat a variety of foot and ankle problems, including heel pain, sports injuries, toe deformities, nail fungus, and plantar warts.  Bonnie Sanchez, DPM, and Gregory Cook, DPM, provide high quality foot and ankle care to patients in the Tampa/St. Petersburg area at our five offices conveniently located in Sun City Center, Clearwater, St. Petersburg, and our two Tampa locations. Please contact us for more information or to schedule an appointment.