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Case Study: MLS Laser Therapy Rescues a Patient from Debilitating Arthritic Foot Pain

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Case Study: MLS Laser Therapy Rescues a Patient from Debilitating Arthritic Foot Pain

Background: A 58-year-old male sought help for his severely arthritic foot, which had become a source of chronic pain and significant disability. The pain was so intense that it hindered his ability to walk and carry out routine activities. 

Diagnostic Process: An extensive examination and imaging studies confirmed the presence of advanced arthritis in his foot. The joint spaces were narrowed, and bone spurs were evident, contributing to his excruciating pain. 

Treatment Plan: Given the severity of this condition, a comprehensive treatment plan was essential. MLS Laser Therapy, known for its success in addressing arthritic pain, was selected as the primary treatment modality. The goal was to reduce inflammation, alleviate pain, and potentially slow down the progression of the arthritic changes. 

MLS Laser Therapy Sessions: This 58-year old underwent a total of eight MLS Laser Therapy sessions, administered twice weekly over the span of four weeks. 

Session Progression: 

Sessions 1-2: Initiating Relief 

During the initial two sessions, it was noted he experienced a evident reduction in pain levels. The laser therapy targeted the inflamed tissues, initiating the process of pain reduction and tissue healing. 

Sessions 3-4: Steady Improvement 

As the sessions progressed, his pain continued to diminish. He reported increased mobility and a significant reduction in discomfort. 

Sessions 5-6: Regaining Mobility 

By the fifth and sixth sessions, he was experiencing substantial relief. He could now walk with considerably less pain and move his foot with greater ease. 

Sessions 7-8: Remarkable Results 

By the end of the eighth session, his arthritic foot had undergone a remarkable transformation. The joint mobility had improved significantly, and the pain, which once severely limited his activities, was now minimal. 



After completing the eight-week MLS Laser Therapy program, this 58-year old male experienced a remarkable turnaround: 

Pain Alleviation: It was reported that the pain, which had been debilitating and unrelenting, was now minimal and only occurred infrequently. 

Improved Mobility: His ability to walk and move his foot had greatly improved. Activities that were once excruciating were now much more manageable. 

Enhanced Quality of Life: The relief provided by MLS Laser Therapy had a profound impact on this man’s overall quality of life. He could now engage in activities he had previously abandoned due to his arthritic foot. 



This case illustrates the remarkable effectiveness of MLS Laser Therapy in addressing severe arthritic foot pain. Through a series of eight sessions, this man experienced significant pain reduction, improved joint mobility, and a notable enhancement in his overall quality of life. This case highlights the potential of MLS Laser Therapy as a powerful and non-invasive treatment option for individuals grappling with debilitating arthritic conditions. 



The information provided in this case study is intended for informational purposes only. It is not a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Every individual’s condition is unique, and treatment outcomes can vary. Before undergoing any treatment, it is crucial to consult with a qualified healthcare professional who can assess your specific situation and provide personalised recommendations. Always seek the advice of a podiatrist or other qualified healthcare provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of information contained in this case study. 

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Dr Peter Shelton

Dr Peter Shelton BSc Hons. is an Accredited Podiatrist based in the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia.

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