MLS Laser Therapy

What do you do when foot or ankle pain just won’t go away? When nothing seems to work? Or when recovery just isn’t progressing fast enough to meet the demands of your work, family, and social calendars?

A few years ago, your options were pretty unappealing: take painkillers every day and hope things eventually got better, or undergo foot surgery.

But now there’s a better way. MLS laser therapy is the most advanced laser therapy system and it has totally changed our approach to helping our patients deal with stubborn or severe pain and injuries and getting them faster and safer results without drugs, side effects, shots, or surgery.

Do you find yourself in any of these situations?

  • You have chronic ankle and foot pain that won’t go away despite rest and physical therapy
  • You had a recent injury, surgery, or wound and you need it to heal as quickly as possible
  • You have tingling feet or other signs of peripheral nerve pain or damage

If so, there is a great chance that MLS laser therapy can help you. Read on to find out more about this groundbreaking treatment option, or contact us now to schedule an appointment.


What Is MLS Laser Therapy?

MLS, short for “multiwave locked system,” is a revolutionary laser treatment that uses a pair of synchronized lasers at two different wavelengths to trigger rapid pain relief, inflammation reduction, and tissue regeneration in an injured area.

The continuous and pulsed emissions of light energy from the laser naturally stimulates several cellular responses in your tissue. Lymphatic drainage is improved to reduce swelling. With the delivery of controlled laser energy, new capillaries are formed and damaged tissues get more oxygen and nutrients. Pain signals get blocked. Cellular metabolism increases. We could go on, but you get the idea. This unique feature provides more accurate therapeutic dose delivery, which means consistent and repeatable results.

Laser therapy uses light to accelerate the body’s natural healing processes. The end result is that, for more than 90% of our patients, MLS laser treatments are able to substantially alleviate the majority of their symptoms, much faster than conventional treatments alone. MLS laser can be effective not only for acute sources of pain, such as sudden sports injuries,but also for sources of chronic foot and ankle pain. Plus, because the positive healing effects are so broad, the system can be applied in a wide variety of scenarios, including:

Often, MLS laser therapy sessions are able to solve your problem without injections, casts, surgery, or other much more invasive or time-consuming procedures.

What Are the Treatments Like?

We’ll typically schedule a series of either 6 or 12 treatment sessions, 2 to 3 times per week, based on the nature of your condition and your symptoms. The actual treatment process is simple and convenient.

Each laser light session is very brief, lasting only about 15 minutes on average. There’s very little prep and no downtime whatsoever. If you live close enough to our office, you might even be able to fit in a session on a lunch break and still grab a bite before clocking back in!

The treatments are completely painless, with no medications, anesthesia, or injections required. The laser cannot burn you or damage healthy tissue. It is virtually risk-free, with no known side effects.

What Kind of Results Can I Expect?

It’s important to understand that, while most people achieve amazing results with this system, it will not happen instantly. It’s not Star Trek, as we sometimes say.

Some people start to notice results right away after the first session, although for most people it might take 2-3 treatments on average before you start to notice a big difference.

What must be understood, though, is that results are cumulative in nature, meaning you should feel the benefits more and more with each successive session. Unlike a steroid injection, which is a one-time application that masks your symptoms for a few months, MLS laser therapy sessions are boosting your body’s tissue healing capacity. That means each new session tends to produce better results than the one before, until the pain is entirely or almost entirely gone. We will monitor progress during the course of treatment, and make any adjustments or changes as necessary should those results not become as strong as we are hoping for.

In addition to the MLS laser therapy sessions, we will also usually recommend other, more traditional therapies (taping, new shoes, orthotics, etc.) as well. MLS laser therapy is often just one part of an overall treatment plan—but it can help you achieve results far better and faster than using other conservative treatments alone. MLS Laser Therapy is sometimes more effective when combined with other forms of therapy, including physical therapy, massage, soft tissue mobilization,, and following surgery.

Although results vary from person to person and no treatment can ever be 100% guaranteed, more than 90% of our patients who undergo MLS laser therapy experience significant improvement in their symptoms by the end of the treatment course.


    • FDA-cleared, safe, and effective
    • Rapidly relieve pain
    • Reduce inflammation
    • Improves blood circulation
    • Non-surgical treatment
    • No known side effects
    • Drug free
    • Pain free
    • Noninvasive
    • Speeds healing process

    Trust Lakes Foot and Ankle Association for Your Ankle & Foot Pain Relief

    At Lakes Foot and Ankle Association, we are committed to providing the latest medical developments and technological advances in medicine to give our patients the best care in treating pain. 

    If you are experiencing a painful foot or ankle condition that is affecting your mobility or quality of life, we may recommend this technology to treat the soft tissue injury which is causing you pain, discomfort, or impairing your ability to do your daily activities. 

    Whether MLS laser therapy or other treatments will help you find the relief from acute or chronic foot and ankle pain you need, you must make the first step to receive the professional evaluation and care you need.

    Say Goodbye to Foot and Ankle Pain

    Whatever the best course of treatment may be for your particular situation and needs, there is never a better time to start addressing your pain than now. Ankle and foot pain only tends to become worse as time progresses. Beginning proper treatment as early as possible can help slow or outright stop that progression.

    If you’re struggling with chronic pain or just want the fastest possible recovery from a foot or ankle injury you’ve recently sustained, give us a call. Our state-of-the-art MLS laser therapy could be the safest, most effective, and best route back to full health and mobility for you!

    Give us a call today at (248) 453-2028, or contact our office online to request an appointment.  


    It's Time To Leave Foot & Ankle Pain Behind!

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