Back Pain Improvements

MLS Laser Therapy Provides Alternative to Pain Pills and Surgery

Well-known health advisor Dr. Joseph Mercola states, “It’s estimated that globally, one out of every 10 people suffer from lower back pain. The problem appears to be particularly prevalent in the U.S. According to earlier estimates, as many as eight out of 10 Americans struggle with back pain. Lower back pain causes more global disability than any other condition. With the aging population, there is an urgent need for further research to better understand lower back pain across different settings. It accounts for 10 percent of all primary care doctors visits each year, costing Americans as much as $86 billion annually. According to recent findings, back pain is also the number one cause of job disability worldwide.”

Recently orthopedists, neurologists and chiropractors have been applying laser therapy for pain management instead of pain pills or surgery. Laser therapy has been cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and proven successful as evidenced by extensive and credible studies conducted at Harvard University and others. 

Pro-Active Chiropractic, in Niceville, is now offering state-of-the-art MLS laser therapy. Brian L. Schuessler, DC, states, “We have invested in the very best technology as a key component of our continuing quest to offer you the finest in health care.” 

MLS (multi-wave lock system) laser therapy uses two specific wavelengths (808nm and 905nm) of light that have a strong anti-inflammatory, anti-edema effect on tissues that are exposed to the laser. Painful conditions accompanied by swelling or inflammation benefit from this technology. 

The benefits of MLS laser therapy include: no known side effects; painless and non-invasive; drug-free; rapid relief of pain; strong anti-inflammatory effect; timely healing of sprains and strains; rapid recovery of the structural integrity of injured regions; rapid resolution of swollen areas; immediate improvement of local blood circulation; and rapid repair of superficial injuries such as wounds, burns, and ulcers.

MLS technology utilizes a patented combination of two wavelengths that are synchronized to work together like a symphony to deliver superior results. The MLS emission system organizes continuous and pulsed emissions, providing simultaneous anti-inflammatory and analgesic effects in considerably reduced times. In addition, this unique patented synchronization of multiple wavelengths creates less “scatter” and allows for safe deep tissue treatment. Scatter can produce heat in the tissues and is the reason why with other Class IV therapeutic laser devices; the therapist must keep the laser beam in motion. Treatments take just a few minutes and are painless; however, the therapeutic effects continue to soothe and heal long after the treatment ends.

Photons of laser energy penetrate deeply into tissue and accelerate cellular reproduction and growth. As a result of exposure to the MLS laser, the cells of tendons, ligaments and muscles repair themselves faster. As inflammation is reduced, pain subsides very quickly. In simple terms, MLS laser energy not only kick-starts but supercharges the healing process, thereby speeding recovery.

Schuessler, says, “When a physical condition or injury affects mobility or quality of life, there is one goal: A rapid return to everyday activities.”


Pro-Active Chiropractic is located at 4591 Hwy. 20, in Niceville. For appointments, call 850-279-4913. For more information about the MLS Therapy Laser, visit

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