If you’re one of the 31 million Americans experience back pain, you’re not alone. According to a recent market research report, more than 1.5 billion people across the globe suffer from chronic pain, and this pain affects more Americans than diabetes, heart disease, and cancer combined. Thankfully, new treatments are available for the truly persistent pains that plague. One of the most fascinating procedures involves medical lasers.
Yes, a “medical laser” sounds like something out of a science fiction show about doctors in space. But you don’t have to go to a galaxy far, far away for this procedure; medical lasers are real and tangible right here and now. Here’s what you need to know about this modern marvel:
First things first, what is a laser? Laser actually stands for “light amplification by stimul