Ankle | The Laser Cure

By: The Laser Cure  09-12-2011

I happened to be doing a favor for a friend back in September of this year, delivering a package to a business on the same floor as The Laser Cure. It was impossible to miss the brochure posted in the elevator. When I read that Low Intensity Laser Therapy is used in treating tendonitis, I was intrigued. After delivering my parcel, I ventured through the door and made an appointment for later that same day.

I had been suffering from tendonitis in my ankle for several months, my pronated foot having stretched the tendon on the inside of my ankle. i had, at that point, recently been fitted with orthotics, which helped with my plantar fasciitis, but I was still in a lot of pain. Even though I worked at a desk, by the end of each day I was in agony. My entire ankle and part of my foot would be swollen, with the inside portion of the ankle unbearable even to touch. All I wanted to do was put my feet up. I often limped because of the pain.

After only two treatments, I noticed a difference and felt so much better.  the following weekend, I had a set-back when I tripped and fell doing some outside clean-up work at the cottage.  After that, the pain worsened.  My doctor made an appointment for me with an ankle and foot specialist here in Brampton, but when I found out it was going to be a two month wait, I was quite discouraged.  I didn’t know how I was going to get through until then.  Although I had been taking Advil over the course of the summer for pain and inflammation, I had stopped September and had not desire to resume taking it again.

I purchased an over-the-counter ankle splint and continued with the L.I.L.T. treatments.

Over the course of the next ten treatments, the swelling completely disappeared and the pain gradually lessened to the point where I was not longer completely focused on it.

I completed my treatments about a month ago, and my life has returned to normal.  I still wear the splint and orthotics, but my activities no longer revolve around how much pain I may be feeling at any given time.

I kept my appointment with the ankle and foot specialist, and he told me to just keep on doing what I’d been doing.  The tendon was not torn as I had feared.

I would recommend The Laser Cure to anyone dealing with any kind of chronic pain.  Elizabeth Slonchka is a very competent technician.  Her sense of humor and sympathetic nature always made me feel comfortable.  She really understood, and cared about, how much pain I was in.


A Brampton resident

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