Pro Performance Chiropractic offers comprehensive, integrated wellness solutions under the guidance of Dr. Christopher Dorsa in Thornton, CO. With more than seven years of experience, Dr. Dorsa opened Pro Performance in 2019 to bring a wider range of chiropractic and wellness options for sports injuries, auto injuries, prenatal care and more to our Thornton clients! Locally, our practice partners with CrossFit Eminence and NeuAbility to provide clients with an exclusive network of alternative medicine providers encompassing massage, acupuncture, and exercise specialists.

As part of our commitment to offering innovative therapies, Pro Performance Chiropractic proudly offers infrared laser therapy. Shown to increase circulation and speed up healing time , infrared therapy can assist with cell health, wound healing, inflammation and pain relief for many patients. Here at Pro Performance, the K-Laser Class IV therapeutic laser is used to deliver specific red and near-infrared wavelengths of laser light.


What to Expect From Infrared Laser Therapy

During an infrared laser treatment, parts of the body that are injured are exposed to low levels of near-infrared light to stimulate healing. The only sensation from laser therapy is gentle heat from the laser, this treatment can last anywhere from 3-7 minutes, special glasses are worn to protect your eyes from the infrared light. While this is a painless procedure, our team will work hard to ensure your comfort throughout your experience!


What Conditions Can Infrared Laser Therapy Treat?

Infrared laser therapy is used to treat a wide variety of pain types and injuries. It is also effective for general inflammation that is causing discomfort, pain and reduced mobility. People commonly seek this therapy for help with muscle spasms, joint pain, strains, sprains, tendonitis, bursitis, wrist pain, carpal tunnel syndrome, knee pain, shoulder pain, leg pain, back pain, arthritis and musculoskeletal conditions. It can be easily integrated into a complete rehabilitation or wellness plan that employs other therapies and exercises.


Frequently Asked Questions About Infrared Laser Therapy

The answer varies by patient. In many cases, it may take a month of weekly treatments before results can be felt. Each session takes just a few minutes!

This is a painless procedure. However, you will be aware of the device on your skin during your treatment, as there is a small amount of heat that can be noticed. If you have any questions about your comfort level, our staff is here to accommodate you to ensure that you have a fully positive experience.

Yes, there is evidence to suggest that the wavelengths that penetrate the skin help to speed up cell repair in a way that boosts overall health.