Gout is a hereditary metabolic disease and is in the family of acute arthritic conditions which causes inflammation of joints. Gout is usually associated with the big toe, but can be found in various joints throughout the body. Gout is characterized by redness, swelling, tenderness, and severe pain and stiffness of a joint. Gout is caused by the over-abundance of uric acid in the blood stream which can cause the formation of sharp needle like urate crystals in the joints and under the skin causing inflammation and pain associated with gout.
Dr. Batson of Willowbrook Il, utilizes K-Laser Class IV Therapy to treat the pain associated with gout. K-laser utilizes wavelengths of light energy to effectively reduce the inflammation and pain associated with gout. This process is known as Photobiomodulation, and is a safe and effective therapy for the treatment of Gout!!!
Photobiomodulation by the use of the Class IV K-Laser is obtained through the delivery of specific red and near red infrared wavelengths of laser light to induce a therapeutic effect with in the body. These include increased circulation, reduced swelling, reduction of pain and enhancement and acceleration of tissue repair.
Dr. Batson is a Palmer College of Chiropractic graduate and treats patient of Willowbrook and surrounding communities such as Claredon Hills, Hinsdale, Darien, Western Springs, Burr Ridge, and the Chicagoland regions.
Dr. Batson is available for discussion of your health needs at: 630-323-1181.