Interesting Facts

ML830® at the U.S. Olympic Training Center

Edward Ryan III, director of Sports Medicine for the U.S. Olympic Training Center, notes that athletes have experienced significant pain relief and increased range of motion when treated with the ML830 laser, especially in the acute phases of injuries. He has also seen a reduction in healing time for a variety of conditions. He views the ML830 to be a welcome tool for treatment and recovery regimens during preparation and competition in the Athens Olympic games, when providing athletes with pain relief will be most critical.

The FDA Approved ML830 Powers Patriots Super Bowl

The New England Patriots won Super Bowl XXXVIII with some help from a little known form of laser technology that could change the way athletic injuries and chronic pain are treated. In the week preceding the Super Bowl, Boston based registered nurse Ellen Spicuzza treated more than 10 patriots players with cold laser therapy for tendon and muscle injuries.  "A couple of days prior to the Super Bowl weekend, I treated David Givens (Patriot wide reciever) who had a locked up hamstring," Ellen Spicuzza said. She rotated the pen like laser over the "belly" of his hamstring muscle for about five minutes, she said, "the laser released it!"