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Managing Sports Injuries with Low Level Laser Therapy

Participation in sports and physical activities brings numerous benefits to individuals, including improved fitness, enhanced mental well-being, and a sense of accomplishment. However, the active nature of sports also entails the risk of injuries. Sports injuries can vary in severity, from minor sprains and strains to more significant issues like fractures or ligament tears. Prompt and effective management of these injuries is crucial to ensure a speedy recovery and the athlete’s return to the game. Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT) can help the healing process.

Applications of LLLT in Sports Injuries

LLLT can be utilized for a wide range of sports-related injuries, including but not limited to:

  • Sprains, strains, and muscle tears
  • Tendinitis and tendinopathy
  • Ligament injuries, such as anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tears
  • Contusions and bruises
  • Overuse injuries like stress fractures
  • Post-operative rehabilitation

Benefits of LLLT in Sports Injury Management

Accelerated Tissue Healing: LLLT has been shown to promote cellular metabolism, leading to increased production of adenosine triphosphate (ATP), the energy currency of cells. This heightened energy production facilitates faster tissue repair, allowing athletes to recover more quickly from injuries.

Pain Reduction: Sports injuries often come with varying degrees of pain. LLLT has analgesic properties that can alleviate both acute and chronic pain by blocking pain signals, reducing inflammation, and releasing endorphins, the body’s natural pain-relieving chemicals. This allows athletes to engage in rehabilitation exercises with greater comfort and compliance.

Reduced Inflammation: Inflammation is a natural response to tissue injury but can impede the healing process. LLLT has been found to suppress inflammatory markers, such as cytokines and prostaglandins, thereby minimizing swelling and promoting a more efficient recovery.

Enhanced Blood Circulation: Proper blood circulation is vital for delivering oxygen, nutrients, and immune cells to injured tissues. LLLT has been shown to improve microcirculation, leading to increased blood flow to the affected area. This enhanced circulation aids in removing waste products and accelerating the healing process.

Non-Invasive and Side-Effect Free: Unlike surgical interventions or medications, LLLT is non-invasive, meaning it does not require incisions or medication administration. It is also associated with minimal side effects, making it a safe and attractive option for athletes seeking speedy recovery and reduced downtime.

Our Low Level Laser Therapy Devices

If you are a healthcare practitioner that has clients that are recovering from sports injuries, low level laser therapy is a non-invasive treatment that you can offer in your practice.

We carry several types of Low Level Laser Therapy devices, including stand-alone devices such as:

The revolutionary design of the FX 635 Laser allows for dependable positioning of the three patented laser diode arms perfectly to target areas of the body. Since this is a standalone unit, a practitioner can set the laser treatment up and allow the treatment to run on their patient while they attend to other patients or duties.

The FX 405 Laser scanner offers all of the same benefits that the FX 635 does, with the advantage of adding violet laser for versatility in treatments.

And we carry portable, hand held, wireless devices such as:

The new GVL features a green and violet laser, which has shown to be the most effective wavelength combination to increase ROM and help pain in a single session. The GVL has been cleared by the FDA to treat pain and inflammation

The XLR-8 has a total of 22 FDA clearances that include neck and shoulder pain, chronic and acute back pain.

The EVRL is a violet and red laser that treats a wide range of conditions and injuries. The violet and red lasers offer both anti-bacterial and anti-microbial properties that will allow you to treat pain and skin ailments.

Base Station
The Erchonia Base Station is a docking station that holds and charges up to three independent hand held laser devices. Contact us for custom packages.

If you are a healthcare professional that is interested in offering Low Level Laser Therapy to your patients and growing your practice by having the ability to treat several ailments in your practice, contact us today!

The benefits of LLLT for your practice:

  • The ability to offer a cost effective alternative to surgery
  • Non-invasive treatments
  • Requires no downtime
  • Devices are customizable to treat several ailments
  • Devices have a user friendly graphical user interface
  • Treatments are quick
  • Easy to use


We offer the most advanced and effective low level laser therapy devices on the market today. We carry stand alone LLLT devices such as the Erchonia FX635 and FX405 and we also Erchonia Cordless Hand Held lasers, GVL, XLR8, EVRL, and the Erchonia Basestation.

Learn More About Our Hand Held Lasers

LLLT is versatile, non-invasive, safe, and highly effective. Learn more about how LLLT works.

Contact us today 1-800-657-6009 to learn more about how we can help you grow your business with the our Erchonia Pain Lasers today! We also have leasing options available.

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