Laser Therapy in Kissimmee, FL

Worldwide Medical Studies of LLLT Have Shown Safe and Proven Relief For The Following:

  • Arthritis / Joint Pain
  • Bursitis
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Knee Pain
  • Muscle Pain / Spasms
  • Shoulder / Rotator Cuff
  • Tendonitis
  • TMJ Pain / Dysfunction
  • Whiplash
  • Back Pain / Neck Pain
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Heel Spurs / Plantar Fasciitis
  • Migraine Headaches
  • Nerve Pain / Radiculopathy Sciatica
  • Sprain / Strain
  • Tennis Elbow
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Any many more…

How Does Low Level Laser Therapy Work?

Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT) has demonstrated the ability to significantly accelerate and enhance the body’s natural defense and repair mechanisms in the presence of injury, sports and workout injuries, inflammation and with certain disease processes. LLLT is consistent in providing pain relief, reducing injury damage, loss of function and in facilitating a more rapid repair of damaged tissues creating stronger healed tissue structures.

It does this through the action of photo-stimulation of specific wavelengths affecting the light reactive biological cell receptors (chromophores) in the body.

This modifies the effects of injured tissue and reduces the overall duration of inflammation, while enhancing your body’s specific repair and healing mechanisms. This in turn reduces pain, spams and increases natural range of motion and flexibility of the injured area(s).

Multiple Clinical Studies Have Noted The Following Results of LLLT:

  • Increased collagen production
  • Increased vasodilation
  • Increased cell metabolism
  • Increased cell membrane potential
  • Increased microcirculation
  • Increased lymphatic response
  • Enhanced nerve regeneration
  • Reduced inflammatory duration
  • Increased pain threshold
  • Reduced edema magnitude
  • Increased tissue and bone repair
  • Increasedenzyme response

Depth of Tissue Penetration

Some 30+ years of scientific study and clinical research has provided us with detailed information on the reaction of biologic organelles (cell structures) to laser light. It has also shown us which wavelengths penetrate most deeply and what energy levels effect biological processes in the most desirable manner. We need to fully understand the relationship between the depth (from the skin surface) of the target tissue and the ability of the therapeutic laser light to reach that tissue.

The light from the laser distributes in the tissue in the shape of a ball or an egg . This is dependent on the wavelength of the light. Short wavelengths give a smaller and fairly round ball-shaped distribution, while longer wavelengths give a more eggshaped distribution. The shorter 632 nm visible red wavelength is more readily absorbed by blood and skin surface components, thereby limiting its tissue penetration.

The longer 830nm invisible infrared wavelength is not as readily absorbed therefore it has significantly greater depth of penetration. A greater amount of photons are delivered to the target tissue with the 830nm wavelength.

There is now ample clinical evidence that in contrast to other wavelengths, the 830 nm laser light produces specific beneficial biological reactions that are not produced by other wavelengths. This unique ability to stimulate greater response is the key to 830nm laser therapy.

What Makes The Difference In Successful Treatment with LLLT?

The answer to this question is essentially one of penetration and delivered energy. In the treatment of soft and connective tissue injuries and disorders, the goal is to deliver the most effective laser wavelength to the target tissue.

Success Is In The Photon

One of the major contributors to the effectiveness of low level laser therapy is the exchange of energy from light photons to the biological receptor.

In order to achieve any therapeutically significant response, there has to be sufficient photons delivered to the target tissue.

The availability of photons for stimulation is a function of both the appropriate wavelength and device power output.

These two factors determine the amount of photons reaching the desired location.

In treating conditions of greater than 1 cm in depth from the skin surface, the combination of the 830nm wavelength with a 30mW output produces the optimum photon beam.

Devices using other wavelengths and the very low 5-10 mW output lack the capability to supply adequate photon energy to deep tissue conditions.

Stimulates Increased ATP Production

Laser therapy has been used by leading scientists and clinicians around the world for over 20 years. In Japan, where laser therapy is considered a preferred medical practice, Dr. Noriko Mochizuki et al published a clinical study on the effect of laser therapy and ATP production.

In that study, the scientists found that tissue levels of ATP were significantly increased when the target area was irradiated with 830nm wavelength laser light. The study further stated that this beneficial increase in ATP production was not the result of temperature modification, but rather a direct response to the effect of laser light photons.

This study also showed that while 830 nm wavelength laser light stimulated ATP increases, laser light at 632nm had no stimulatory effect on ATP production.

This study along with a host of other clinical reports confirm the singular ability of the 830nm laser wavelength to stimulate cellular responses that result in accelerated metabolism and repair.

Since ATP functions as the primary fuel for cellular activity, stimulated increases of this energy source greatly enhances cellular ability to perform and complete biological processes.

Cold Laser Results in Increased Endorphins

Clinical studies done by Dr. Laakso et al from Royal Brisbane Hospital in Australia have confirmed that significant increases in plasma levels of endorphins resulted from 830nm laser irradiation. This same study showed that low dose diation do not result in significant increases in endorphin levels.

It is also important to note that this study confirmed that the 30mW power output provides better results than the low power, 5-10 mW units in endorphin stimulation.

The ability of the 830nm wavelength to stimulate the production of pain reducing plasma endorphin levels, while other wavelengths did not, is important when clinicians are treating painful conditions.

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Washington Post article on the Laser, 2004: Olympian Ambitions – The U.S. Olympic training centers in Colorado Springs and Chula Vista, Calif., are using cold lasers. The Olympic training center in Lake Placid, N.Y., plans to offer the therapy within a few months.According to Edward Ryan III, director of Sports Medicine for the U.S. Olympic Training Center, the cold laser has given athletes significant relief from pain and increased their range of motion. Because the device is hand-held and portable, he said, it can even be used in competition venues. NFL: The Washington Post reported the use of the MicroLight Laser by the New England Patriots of the National Football League prior to their 2004 Super Bowl XXXVIII victory.

If You Are Suffering From Any Of These Chronic Conditions :

  • Arthritis / Joint Pain
  • Bursitis
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Knee Pain
  • Muscle Pain / Spasms
  • Shoulder / Rotator Cuff
  • Tendonitis
  • TMJ Pain / Dysfunction
  • Whiplash
  • Back Pain / Neck Pain
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Heel Spurs / Plantar Fasciitis
  • Migraine Headaches
  • Nerve Pain / Radiculopathy Sciatica
  • Sprain / Strain
  • Tennis Elbow
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Any many more…

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Donna Phillips
Donna Phillips
16:37 01 Nov 22
Dr Pancake was thorough, professional and kind. Clearly he is very knowledgeable and yet so humble. The staff at... Pancake Wellness were all so sweet, helpful and professional. It feels like they really care about you as a person.read more
Minera Myers
Minera Myers
14:17 19 Aug 22
Dr. Pancake is an amazing doctor! I am so impressed by his knowledge and looking forward to being under his care. He... has a great team of folks that work with him. Thank you!read more
Jeff Neelands
Jeff Neelands
15:34 15 Aug 22
Great experience! I'm from out of town, but my chiropractor referred me to Dr. Pancake and he was great. He and his... staff are very friendly and helpful to make your appointment possible. After seeing him, I was able to enjoy the rest of my vacation. I come down to this area usually a couple of times a year and now it's nice to know, I can come to a chiropractor while I'm in Florida, if I need to. I highly recommend him if you're interested or in need of a specialized Upper Cervical Care chiropractor.Thanks Dr. Pancake and Staff!read more
Brenda Stinnett
Brenda Stinnett
13:07 10 Aug 22
I have found Disc Centers of America Kissimmee extremely helpful in dealing with my back and hip pain. Dr. Scott... Pancake has a wonderful demeanor in helping with my issues. The entire staff is helpful and pleasant to work with. They have far better solutions than surgery in dealing with back and hip pain.read more
Johanna Bueno
Johanna Bueno
10:58 04 Aug 22
Every time I go to Pancake Wellness and I see Dr pancake and he works on me I feel so good physically and even... emotionally he is the best I recommend him to anyone that walks in his office and I also recommend him to my friends and sister and brothers at church some people that go there need to understand that it's not one time only he has to work on you a couple of times before you feel the effect within 2 weeks of me entering the building and seeing him I came from New York in a wheelchair and I'll tell you he got me out of that wheelchair two weeks or less I praise him highly recommend him I give him more than five starsread more
Darlene Miller
Darlene Miller
16:49 02 Aug 22
Dr. Pancake is not only an amazing atlas orthogonal upper cervical specialist, he is loaded with wisdom on countless... other topics of health concerns and effective remedies. Just ask your questions and bring a notepad! Referring all my family, friends and randoms to him.read more
Audrey Sandford
Audrey Sandford
22:51 14 Jul 22
Dr. Pancake and support staff were caring, patient, and professional. Made me feel valued as a new patient!
Amber Hiatt
Amber Hiatt
18:00 17 Jun 22
I had stopped going to the chiropractor long before first visiting pancake wellness center even though I knew from... previous x-rays that my spine needed some serious help. I quit going for various reasons, but the main one being that I got the impression that I would need to keep going twice a wk, if more , better for years until hopefully my spine would mostly improve …maybe. And I had been to a couple different chiropractic places that were so similar in that way. Thankfully, I was experiencing minimal amounts of pain in my neck from time to time and I had also noticed that my shoulders were very tight. So my symptoms were also mild until one day… The pain was severe. I couldn’t even turn my head to one side. I had heard so many great things about “Dr Pancake” at this point, so I decided to give it a try. My first adjustment caused lots of new blood flow to my head, neck and shoulders for about two hrs I could feel the warmth and tingling from it… the pain also decreased significantly. My body adjusted to the new position of my atlas For about two wks where i was only a bit uncomfortable w just a fraction of the pain I had before. After those two weeks, I have had no more pain and almost full range of motion back in my neck. Also, it’s amazing to me how quickly Dr Pancake is able to correct my whole neck & spine - all my issues in such a short period of time. My health overall has also improved since starting with Dr Pancake. I wouldn’t go to any other chiropractor! He really knows what he is doing. I highly recommend!!!read more
Raymond Yee
Raymond Yee
12:29 02 May 22
I would like to thank Dr. Pancake and his friendly and professional staff for a job well done in helping me in treating... my condition so far. I was having severe pain on my lower back and left hip due to sciatica and I didn't want to have surgery and to risk infections and long recovery time. So, I consulted Dr. Pancake about my condition and he suggested lumbar decompression. To my surprise only after a few weeks of treatments, other than a little numbness on my left toes, most of my pain on my lower back have slowly disappeared.read more
Becci Godwin
Becci Godwin
14:21 29 Apr 22
The doctor takes the time to talk to his patients to find out where their issue is. Some doctors assume they know... what's best and don't listen to the patient. Dr. Pancake is thorough and explains what he's going to adjust and why.The staff is amazing and works really hard to accommodate last minute appointments. I would highly recommend this practice.read more
Princess Ca
Princess Ca
17:21 25 Apr 22
Dr Pancake, showed concern, and was very direct with what's going on with me, he made me feel comfortable. Staff greets... you with a smile and goes the extra to make you feel comfortable.read more
Paula Goodman
Paula Goodman
23:15 11 Apr 22
There are no words on how much I adore Dr. Pancake and his wonderful staff. I was visiting Orlando from Wisconsin for... a couple weeks and am currently under going treatment on my atlas. Dr Pancake is a wonderfully kind, knowledgeable and positive soul. He not only worked on my atlas but also adjusted me which gave me great results. Every single staff member there is so friendly, they instantly made me feel welcome. Since I visit Florida often to visit my daughter I'm thrilled I found a place I not only trust but thoroughly love.read more
Daniel Mora
Daniel Mora
23:12 02 Mar 22
AS expected, the attention and service get better every time I go for a visit. Dr. Pancake and his staff make you feel... at home and that you matter to them. I have recommended This office to many of my family and friends without any hesitation whatsoever.read more
A Jaquith
A Jaquith
17:06 23 Feb 22
I am really impressed with this wellness office, doctor and staff. The office is very comfortable and nicely furnished... to make you feel at home. The support is great and "no pain here" is definitely one of the goals. Highly recommend this office and their expertise!read more
Vernon Charles
Vernon Charles
18:58 11 Feb 22
I had the most amazing experience with Dr. Pancake abs his entire staff. The most professional and cheerful staff of... any doctors office in all of my years. Dr. Pancake was very knowledgeable concerning my situation and gave me hope that things will get better for me.read more
mike Bauernfeind
mike Bauernfeind
03:27 25 Nov 21
I've only had two visits with the first one being a consultation so this review will be somewhat limited in nature.... Everyone who I have interacted with has been extremely competent , helpful and friendly! Dr Pancake is an extremely likeable individual who has a calm and knowledgeable demeanor while he goes about the business of healing. He patiently explained to me what our plan is going forward and simultaneously used visual aids to show me the cause of the problems I'm enduring. It's to early to talk about how successful the treatment is/will be but I left very confident I will have significant improvements in the next month or so.Follow up after 15 visits. The Pancake Wellness Center in Kissimmee is a top notch location with highly competent and professional staff who are also pleasant to be around. Dr Pancake has surrounded himself with individuals who help create a healing and calm environment. As far as Dr Pancake himself , his skills , knowledge and bedside manor are impeccable. He is a caring individual who strives to improve the lives of those who are fortunate enough to have found him. I definitely recommend him !read more
Jeanne Jutras
Jeanne Jutras
18:26 09 Nov 21
I have been feeling better thank you Dr. Pancake. You and the entire staff make me feel welcomed Every time I walk in... the door. I am so lucky to have you for my doctor. You promised me that you could help me with my M. S. And Parkinson Diseases and you have. Thanks tp you. I can walk better than I have in a long time. Thank you again Dr. Pancake.read more
Charles Holt
Charles Holt
23:09 22 Oct 21
Super good experience. Great people. If you need chiro help, this is the place.. Looking forward to treatment here.... Dr. Pancake has got it all together.Delightful and very helpful staff.Many thanks to Dr.P. And staff. You made my day.Charlieread more
Vinny Barros
Vinny Barros
16:59 18 Oct 21
The staff at pancake Wellness Center have been absolutely incredible. I was considering several different options for... my back pain including three herniated discs in my lower back. I chose pancake Wellness Center because of the way they treated my wife and I when we first went in there and I'm so glad I did not just great service but truly helping me to heal without surgery has been a miracle. Thank you to all who have been involved in my care.read more
Jessica Barnett
Jessica Barnett
16:40 23 Sep 21
I have been receiving treatment from Dr.Pancake for 3 months now. My pain has improved drastically. I do a lot of... sitting as I work a “desk job.”I have less head-aches, less back pain, and neck pain. Overall, I feel like a healthier person. Dr.Pancake and his staff care about you as a person. You are not just another patient. Great bedside manner! I 100% recommend!read more
Beth Mauck
Beth Mauck
19:10 20 Sep 21
Excellent care, from the front desk staff to Dr. Pancake. It’s a relaxing and professional office and I felt... comfortable immediately. I look forward to experiencing better health under the care of Dr. Scott!read more
Eliza Chung
Eliza Chung
13:50 16 Sep 21
We are such big fans of Dr. Pancake! Our son plays sports and is generally hard on his body, so we appreciate how Dr.... Pancake treats for injuries as well as ensures regular maintenance to keep his growing body healthy. Dr. Pancake has spotted and corrected weaknesses and sites of impact that our child himself has forgotten. We are so glad these are addressed and long term issues are prevented. Our family has also been to chiropractic practices that feel more like a business of spa treatments, but we like that this feels like a medical practice where the priority is wellness.read more
Jon Hansen
Jon Hansen
14:40 14 Sep 21
Over the past few months, Dr. Pancake and his staff have worked hard to help me recover from severe back pain. As I... write this review, I am pretty much fully recovered: I currently have no pain. A couple weeks ago, I was working in the yard and experienced serious discomfort, but it quickly dissipated. I recently had my consult at the conclusion of the treatment regimen, and the prognosis is good. Over the months, Dr. Pancake and the staff grew to be my close personal friends. The genuine concern and love they show for their patients sets them apart.read more
Brent McGuire
Brent McGuire
22:12 30 Aug 21
Best Chiropractor in Central Florida! Dr. Pancake really cares about your health and well being.
Sheila Honeycutt
Sheila Honeycutt
15:36 20 Aug 21
My appointments are always on time. When I first start seeing Dr Scott & Kat, I could not open my mouth all the way and... it was difficult for me to chew.I’m almost back to normal thanks to Dr Scott and the messages I get fro Kat help me so much and alleviate the tense muscles in my shoulders, neck & upper back. I’m so great full To the person that recommended I go to Pancake Wellness!read more
Elenie Pabon Howard
Elenie Pabon Howard
15:28 21 Jul 21
Dr Pancake is one of the best doctors I've met. He has such a caring heart ❤. He really listens to his patients... and creates a plan for what's best for his patients ALWAYS. As long as you go by his detailed patient progress plans you will feel so much better but you have to follow his plan for your healing from within.read more
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