Determinants of Laser Therapy Penetration
- Total Power (measured in miliwatts)
The VetLaser 3000 comes with a maximum 450mW in Cluster Head 808nm or 830nm versions.
- Wavelength (measured in nanometers (nm)
Infrared wavelengths – 785nm, 808nm, 830nm and 904nm have proven to penetrate the most into muscle tissue. The VetLaser 3000 is available in all these wavelengths.
- Frequency (Continuous Wave (CW) or Pulsing)
The VetLaser 3000 comes with both CW and 7 Pulsed Nogier frequencies. Please visit the following link to read more about Nogier Frequencies and how they assist with the healing process.
- Dosage (measured in Joules)
The VetLaser 3000 allows for the putting of dosages. The unit then calculates the time taken to deliver the dosage with the inbuilt timer. An audible beep is heard during the countdown.
- Spot Size
The Single and Cluster Head VetLaser 3000 units cover sufficient area to deliver the required dosage, fast and effectively.
- Delivery method
The VetLaser 3000 uses GaAlAs (Gallium Aluminium Arsenide) diode lasers, not LEDs.
Please visit the following link to see a brochure showing Penetration Depths for the Vet Laser 3000. The wavelengths 785nm, 808nm, 830nm and 904nm are the best for deep seated injuries.
You can read more about Laser Penetration Depths at the following link. This article is written by the well known laser therapy researcher, Lars Hode.
Do not be fooled by some manufacturers who call their products ‘Laser Therapy’ units and yet they are powered by LEDs. Always check the product Specifications. LED’s have different properties to lasers.
GaAlAs laser therapy units (such as the VetLaser 3000) have proven to be the most effective in delivering laser energy to damaged muscle tissue.