FAQ's - general information
1. How long should a treatment session be?
With G1 handheld units we recommend 10-20 minutes per treatment sessions, for G1 floor units we recommend you lay flat during treatment, 30-60 minutes per treatment.
2. How often can I use a G1 laser?
There is no overuse with G1 lasers, however we do recommend taking a minimum of an hour between treatments on the same area allowing the newly oxygen enriched blood to help the body heal.
3. What are lasers used for?
G1 lasers treats a wide variety of pain acute and chronic, including but not limited to neurological conditions, muscle and tissue sprains and strains, while speeding up recovery and the healing of wounds and fractures to the body.
4. Are lasers safe to use?
G1 lasers are FDA exempt, 510k deemed and registered and safe. There are no protocol’s, no pills, no needles and provides superior results and effectiveness over conventional methods.
5. Is laser treatment painful?
G1 laser therapy is painless with no side effects. You may feel a warm sensation due to the increased blood oxygenation, stimulation cell regeneration during treatment.
6. Can laser treatment be used while pregnant?
G1 lasers can be used for treatment, however, avoid using directly on the abdominal area.
7. What do treatments do besides alleviate pain?
Yes, the whole body will gain the benefit of fresh oxygenated blood, reducing inflammation, stimulating damaged nerves and rejuvenate healthy cells at the DNA level.
8. Will it take long to experience results?
Typical experience results include immediate pain relief.
9. Is it safe on your eyes?
G1 lasers are safe. We recommend using safety glasses with the use of our floor units for comfort. With G1 handheld lasers safety glasses are not necessary and comes down to personal preference. We do recommend avoiding shining the laser directly into the eye.
10. Can laser therapy cause heat damage or cancer in the tissue?
11. How deep into the tissue can laser light penetrate?
12. How do I use the G1 laser for best results?
With G1 handheld units we recommend 2 minutes application to the back of the neck to stimulate body circulation, next apply directly to the area of pain, slightly rotate in treatment area every 2-4 minutes to treat entire area. G1 floor units we recommend you lay flat during treatment, 10 minutes on the face and then 20-50 minutes on the area of focus.
13. What conditions will your lasers treat?
Therapeutic lasers have the ability to treat an extensive list of ailments that include but are not limited to:
- Ankylosing Spondylitis (inflammation between the vertebrae of the spine and sacroiliac joints)
- Buerger’s Disease (inflammation of the arteries, nerves and veins in the legs or arms)
- Bursitis (inflammation of a bursa (fluid filled pad that acts as a cushion at a pressure point in the body)
- Cervical Vertebra Syndrome (pain in the neck joints)
- Chondromalacia Patellae (inflammation of the cartilage directly behind the kneecap)
- Contusions (bruises)
- Diabetic Neuropathy (inflammation of the peripheral nerves between the central nervous system and other organs
- Fibro myositis (muscular pain)
- Fracture Pain
- Frozen Shoulder
- Golfer’s Elbow (inflammation of the epicondyle (bony prominence) on the medial side of the elbow)
- Ischial Pain
- Lumbago (lower back pain)
- Morton’s Metatarsalgia (pain in the metatarsal bones in the foot)
- Neuralgia (pain associated by the irritation or damage of a nerve)
- Occipital and Trigeminal Neuralgia (severe pain of the trigeminal nerve)
- Osteoarthritis (degeneration of the cartilage that lines joints or formation of osteophytes (bony outgrowths)
- Otitis Media (inflammation of the middle ear)
- Plantar Fasciitis (heel spurs or inflammation of the fibrous connective tissue of the foot)
- Post-Operative Pain
- Prostatitis (inflammation of the prostate gland)
- Radiculopathy (damage to the nerve roots that enter or leave the spinal cord)
- Rheumatic Pain and Rheumatoid Arthritis
- Sciatica (pain that radiates along the sciatic nerve in the leg)
- Sinusitis (inflammation of the sinuses)
- Sore Heel Cushion (Heel Spurs)
- Tendinitis (inflammation of a tendon)
- Tennis Elbow (inflammation in the tendon that attaches the extensor muscles to the humerus)
- Tenosynovitis (inflammation of the thin inner lining of the sheath that surrounds a tendon)
- Tietze’s Syndrome (inflammation of the rib cartilage)
14. I have a pacemaker; can I still use lasers for treatment?
Yes. BUT NOT IN THE AREA AROUND THE PACEMAKER.
15. I am currently on medication, is it still safe to use lasers for treatment?
No protocol, no pain, no needles, no pills, no side effects just light… its simple!
Use Genesis One for temporary relief of muscle and joint pain, arthritis and muscle spasm, relieving stiffness, promoting relaxation of muscle tissue, and to temporarily increase local blood circulation where heat is indicated. Promotes wound healing. FDA Cleared for these usages.
All Genesis One Lasers are Class II Medical Devices, 510K Exempt and FDA Registered. The ILY device type was deemed 510(k) exempt on July 11. 2017
Adhere to laser safety guidelines including safety eyewear. Laser safety requirements should include protective eyewear from visible light from the laser beam to laser radiation. Understanding laser hazard and safe use of lasers is required for use with any laser product and varies depending on laser classification.