How to Use LASERwrap®

Wearable LASERwrap® is a unique offering:

  • Quick to apply
  • Easy to use, wearable, unattended, automatic laser therapy
  • Convenient and wearable at home, work, while driving, sleeping and many other activities, most anywhere and anytime
  • Fast and effective laser therapy 
  • No drugs and no harmful side effects

Wearable LASERwrap® is a breakthrough treatment that can speed up healing and help you to achieve maximum results from your other therapies. When used in conjunction with other therapies, such as chiropractic, massage and other soft tissue mobilizations, physical therapy, acupuncture and nutrition, LASERwrap® is very effective.

Several healthcare professionals use LASERwrap® in their offices or clinics versus more costly laser systems that require an attendant and the use of protective eyewear.

Assembly of Impulse Laser Unit to Wraps and Pads

How To Use
The A-100 Impulse unit is designed to have laser filaments inserted firmly into the slots in the front of the unit. All wraps and pads assemble to the unit by simply sliding the clear filament into the slots until the tubes fit snugly and then stop.

How To Use
The unit can be fully charged in approximately three hours using only the charger provided.

The unit fits in the palm of a hand and can be activated similar to a stop watch, pushing the ON/OFF button located on the top of the unit.

How To Use
Either a BLUE or GREEN light will illuminate along with both red lasers. Quickly pressing the button until the light changes, switches between the two program modes. When in standby status, the indicator light will flash and the programs will cycle continuously until the unit is turned off or the battery is depleted.

The laser unit will adhere to the Velcro loop material of the wrap or pad and the elastic straps can be pulled over the top of the unit to further secure it. The wraps and pads should be applied directly on the body so that the light can be absorbed and secured with the straps provided. If a garment is preferred under the wrap, it should be a thin white fabric that allows for penetration of the laser light. The wraps and pads are not sterile, and should not be placed directly on an open wound, but over the top of sterile gauze.

Please choose from the product list below for helpful tips on how to use LASERwrap®. You may also find answers to frequently asked questions about our products below. If you still have questions, feel free to contact us.

Choose Your Product:

  • U-Wrap
  • Conical Tall Wrap
  • Conical Short Wrap
  • Multi-Purpose Pad
  • Dual Filament Strip 40" & 24"
  • Dual Filament Strip 24"
  • Dual Filament Strip 12"
  • Bed Pad
  • Vest
  • Shoulder Wrap
  • Intra Oral Laser Device
  • Accessories
Spectra Therapy

U-Wrap Knee Application

Apply to calf, and ankle with similar technique

How To Use

For Neuropathy, we strongly recommend treating the leg calf for the first week, then slide U-wrap to the ankle for 2nd week, onto the foot for week 3. The U-shaped pad is designed specifically for this task.

How To Use
  1. Position wrap with bottom of “U”, on side of extremity.
  2. With Elastic straps attached to arms of “U”, wrap around leg.
  3. Affix Impulse Laser unit on outside of leg

Conical Tall Wrap Calf Application

Apply Short or Tall Conical Wrap and Multi-Purpose Pad to thigh and arm with similar technique

How To Use
Position Impulse laser on conical LASERwrap as shown on calf or thigh. Use elastic straps or black connector.

How To Use
Activate laser, affix strap on lower end of LASERwrap® and firm up, continue the same with upper strap.

How To Use
Test and adjust for comfort. For day wear, use shorts, or long skirts, loose fitting baggy pants, or pajama bottoms for legs.

Conical Short Wrap Back or Abdomen Application

How To Use
Place Conical over abdominal and hip area and secure with wide elastic strap.

How To Use
Place slack belt line over LASERwrap®.

How To Use
Flexible design treats area of concern, allowing patient ability to strengthen and tone muscles for spine support.

Multi-Purpose Pad

Abdomen

Chest

Lower Back

Torso / Chakra

Buttocks

Dual Filament Strip 40" & 24"

Apply 40" and 24" to other limbs with similar technique

How To Use
  1. Insert Dual Filament into Impulse Laser unit (ILU)
  2. Hold ILU and wrap around bottom of foot as shown
  3. Wrap a second time around over protruding ankle bone
  4. Affix ILU over 2nd wrap of dual filament
  5. Secure in place with double ended elastic Velcro Elastic Strip

Dual Filament Strip 24" Head and Face Application

Apply 40" and 24" to other limbs with similar technique

How To Use
Lift tubes up and apply strap under the tubes.

How To Use
Insert tubes into laser device. Position laser on loop elastic strap.

How To Use
Wrap strip around applicable location on face or head and secure firmly with elastic strap.

Dual Filament Strip – 12" Wrist and Ankle Application

Attach laser to strip. Wrap strip around wrist or ankle and adhere laser to strip. Pulling the elastic strap over the laser will hold it more securely.

Bed Pad

Attach laser to tubes, activate, insert laser into pocket and securely close with Velcro. Position the Bed Pad in bed on top of sheet or underneath white sheet and lay directly on top of it. Bed Pad can also be used in a chair or car seat. It may also be applied as a shawl by wrapping around shoulders and upper back and securing in the front with elastic straps. Multi-Purpose Pad, Conicals and U-Wrap can all be used in a similar manner to the bed pad, in a bed, pillow, chair, etc.

Vest

Attach laser to Vest. Pull vest over the head and adjust fit with the 4” elastic straps. If a garment is worn underneath vest, it must be a thin white fabric to allow for penetration of the laser light.

Shoulder Wrap

Attach laser inside pocket on shoulder wrap and activate. Wrap arm section securely around upper arm and adjust fit with chest strap to hold in place.

Intra Oral Laser Device

Insert oral device(s) into laser unit, depending what side of mouth or entire mouth is being treated. Activate laser and insert into mouth.

Program Options

The programmable feature stores two programs which are easily identified by a GREEN or BLUE light. Although several different programs are available, each unit is pre-programmed and delivered with two programs that have proven to be consistently effective.

The standard program modes identified by a BLUE or GREEN light and are as follows:

BLUE:  12 minutes of therapy with an interval time of a 20 minute pause
GREEN:
 10 minutes of therapy with an interval time of a 10 minute pause

Recommended Use

Use of the BLUE setting, will automatically administer four laser treatments a two hour period. The 20 minutes between treatments is just as important as the therapy time, allowing time for the body’s own lymph system to activate and cleanse the area. For the first three days, we recommend wearing the LASERwrap® every 4-6 hours three times a day to accelerate the healing process and relieve stress by stimulating healthy blood flow, soft tissues and reducing muscle and joint pains.

For a less interval time, the option is available to apply the wrap with the GREEN mode that provides 10 minute higher intensity laser treatments with a 10 minute interval time.

The BLUE mode is most recommended for overnight, but either program works well for day time or overnight treatments. For injuries, three consecutive days of BLUE treatments has proven to accelerate the healing process, which involves the wrap being applied for two hours twice a day, typically in the morning and at night. Depending on the severity of the injury or condition, at least one two hour cycle, which is four treatments daily, is then recommended for a period of time. The quicker the therapy is used after a traumatic injury or surgery, the less time for edema to build and the quicker healing and recovery will occur. For chronic conditions, use of the device on a regular basis in either mode is recommended.

For the athletes, wearing the wrap for three to four – 12 minute treatments for the two hours before an event will energize the system. Application of the wraps after an event will help to eliminate the lactic acid and reduce muscle soreness.

Care and Cleaning

  • All wraps and pads are hand or machine washable.  We recommend washing them separately in warm or cool water with mild detergent.  Rinse thoroughly and hang or lay flat to dry.
  • No maintenance is required on the Spectra Therapy A-100 Impulse Laser unit other than keeping the product clean and stored in the proper environment. The user should ensure that all components are dry prior to use.  Exposure to extreme temperatures, humidity, direct sunlight or water may damage the laser unit, cord and/or charger. 
  • To clean the body of the laser unit, unplug the unit from the power adaptor and use only a soft dry cloth. Wipe the body with an alcohol swab or cotton moistened with 70% isopropyl alcohol.  Never use an abrasive cleanser or submerge the laser unit in water or any other liquid.

Product FAQs

What is Wearable LASERwrap®?

Wearable LASERwrap® is the only wearable, automatic, and unattended laser therapy product on the market. Spectra Therapy is the first company to develop an application that can deliver this wearable form of this powerful therapy to most any area of the body, and it is FDA-cleared for at-home individual use versus large clinical equipment.  The application is called LASERwrap®, and the benefits of the automated and repeated treatments are noticeable in just a few hours.

What is laser therapy?

 

What is unique about LASERwrap®?

Spectra Therapy’s Wearable LASERwrap® is affordable, convenient, safe and simple to use anywhere and anytime. LASERwrap® bends photonic energy and contours the healing power of light to the area applied. Unlike other lasers that treat only the point of interest, per single application, per attendant, Spectra treats the entire surrounding area repetitively and unattended. LASERwrap®, via the automatic cycles, repeatedly improves the transfer of liquid in and out of the body’s cells, helping them to absorb oxygen and flush lactic acid and other inflammatory enzymes. When wrapped around an extremity, a wearable chamber is created, similar to an incubator treating soft tissues, bones, arteries, veins and meridians. It does not require goggles or any traveling as you own the device for use at any time. Various wraps and pads are available to customize a system to best fit you and your family members’ needs.

What are some the therapeutic benefits of laser therapy? Laser therapy is non-invasive and drug free that can improve the quality of life. Laser therapy:

  1. Reduces pain
  2. Improves vascular activity
  3. Stimulates muscles
  4. Improves nerve function
  5. Accelerates tissue repair and cell growth
  6. Accelerates wound healing
  7. Reduces the formation of scar tissue
  8. Stimulates and regulates  immune system

The stimulation of the immune system results in an improvement of lymphatic drainage, reduction in pain and swelling (edema), an increase in the production of growth hormone and the enhancement of the body’s natural healing process.

What is Different about Laser Therapy over other therapies?

Laser therapy is drug free, all natural treatment that works quickly to promote healing and pain reduction. Many drugs relieve the painful symptoms of acute and chronic conditions. Unlike the pain relievers, laser therapy also treats the condition in addition to relieving pain and inflammation. Laser therapy is gentle and soothing and can have immediate effects without the mental and physical side effects of strong pain relievers.

How does laser therapy work?

Very much like how sunlight converts Vitamin D by our bodies, the light from the laser(s) help the body to convert glucose and oxygen into vital energy for the body. This light stimulates receptors on the mitochondria which is also called the powerhouse of the cell. This stimulation results in increased circulation and blood flow, which in turn accelerates healthy tissue repair, and reductions in pain and swelling.

Is laser therapy safe?

Yes. Laser therapy has been cleared by the FDA and Health Canada approved. It is a safe, non-invasive, drug-free treatment option that is an effective alternative to drugs and surgery. There are hundreds of research studies that have shown laser therapy to be safe and effective. It is beneficial and not like other forms of radiation that can harm the tissue.

How do I know if I should try wearable laser therapy with LASERwrap®?

Laser therapy is safe and effective with no known side effects. However, laser therapy, including LASERwrap ®, is CONTRAINDICATED for pregnancy and patients with cancer and/or internal hemorrhaging. LASERwrap® wraps and pads are not sterile and should not be placed directly on an open wound.

What conditions are treated with laser therapy and Wearable LASERwrap®?

Several acute and chronic conditions are treated with laser therapy. It is often used for healing injuries to the muscles, ligaments, tendons, and joints. It helps with pre and post-work out injuries, post-operative pain, and SO much more. The energy from the laser penetrates the skin to expedite the body’s natural healing process. LASERwrap® is FDA cleared for temporary pain relief of minor muscle and joint pain, arthritis and muscle spasm, relieving stiffness, promoting relaxation of muscle tissue, and to temporarily increase blood circulation. Repeated treatments provide pain management, wound healing, athletic performance, and more.

For a list of conditions treated with laser therapy and which product is right for you Read More >

What benefit is there to using Wearable LASERwrap® for Post-Surgical Treatment?

Recovery and downtime is a concern for anyone undergoing surgical procedures. Laser therapy can help you manage pain, swelling, bruising, scars and recovery time. Cosmetic, orthopedic, bariatric, post-natal, back and knee surgery are just a few procedures that LASERwrap® can provide recovery benefits to get you back to your routine quickly.

How does Wearable LASERwrap® help athletes?

Several acute and chronic conditions are treated with laser therapy. It is often used for healing injuries to the muscles, ligaments, tendons, and joints. It helps with pre and post-work out injuries, post-operative pain, and SO much more. The energy from the laser penetrates the skin to expedite the body’s natural healing process. LASERwrap® is FDA cleared for temporary pain relief of minor muscle and joint pain, arthritis and muscle spasm, relieving stiffness, promoting relaxation of muscle tissue, and to temporarily increase blood circulation. Repeated treatments provide pain management, wound healing, athletic performance, and more.

For a list of conditions treated with laser therapy and which product is right for you, Read More >

Why should laser therapy be used over other forms of therapy?

There are virtually no known side effects or risks. Laser therapy does not use drugs or surgery.

Is laser therapy painful? What does a treatment feel like?

Laser therapy is not painful. Some people may feel slight warmth or tingling from the improved circulation and blood flow. Laser treatments are relaxing for most.

How is LASERwrap different than the laser treatments at a clinic?

Spectra Therapy wraps and pads bend photonic energy and contour the healing power of light to the area where it is needed. When wrapped around an extremity, we create a wearable chamber, similar to an incubator treating soft tissues, bones, arteries, veins and meridians. Unlike other lasers that treat only the point of interest, per single application, per attendant, Spectra treats the entire surrounding area repetitively and unattended. LASERwrap®, via the automatic cycles, repeatedly improves the transfer of liquid in and out of the body’s cells, helping them to absorb oxygen and flush lactic acid and other inflammatory enzymes. Spectra’s laser wraps and pads outshines class 3 and 4 lasers with probes that require attendants because it is wearable, portable and has automatic repeat cycles. The repetitive treatments at the prescribed intervals can be compared to the energy derived from eating 4-6 times a day to establish and keep a balanced metabolism versus one big meal per day.

How long and how often do I use LASERwrap®?

The programmable feature stores two programs which are easily identified by a GREEN or BLUE light. Although several different programs are available, each unit is pre-programmed and delivered with two programs that have proven to be consistently effective.

The standard program modes identified by a BLUE or GREEN light and are as follows:

BLUE:  12 minutes of therapy with an interval time of a 20 minute pause
GREEN:
 10 minutes of therapy with an interval time of a 10 minute pause

Use of the BLUE setting, will automatically administer four laser treatments to the patient over a two hour period. The 20 minutes between treatments is just as important as the therapy time, allowing time for the body’s own lymph system to activate and cleanse the area. For the first three days, we recommend wearing the LASERwrap® every 4-6 hours three times a day to accelerate the healing process and relieve stress by stimulating healthy blood flow, soft tissues and reducing muscle and joint pains.

For a less interval time, the option is available to apply the wrap with the GREEN mode. The GREEN setting provides 10 minute treatments with a 10 minute interval time with a higher intensity laser treatment.

The BLUE mode is most recommended for overnight, but either program works well for day time or overnight treatments.

For the athletes, wearing the wrap for three to four – 12 minute treatments for the two hours before an event will energize the system. Application of the wraps after an event will help to eliminate the lactic acid and reduce muscle soreness.

For injuries, three consecutive days of BLUE treatments has proven to accelerate the healing process, which involves the wrap being applied for two hours twice a day, typically in the morning and at night. Depending on the severity of the injury or condition, at least one two hour cycle, which is four treatments daily, is then recommended for a period of time. The quicker the therapy is used after a traumatic injury or surgery, the less time for edema to build and the quicker healing and recovery will occur. For chronic conditions, use of the device on a regular basis in either mode is recommended.

How long does it take for LASERwrap® to have an effect?

Depending on the condition being treated with LASERwrap® you can feel improvement in as little as 2 or 3 treatments on the first day. A reduction in pain is typically the first improvement you will notice. For some acute conditions, a few days of treatments may be sufficient. Chronic conditions may require more days and conditions such as arthritis may require ongoing use to manage and control the pain. Everyone responds to laser therapy differently so results vary.

How long do results last?

Depending on the condition, acute or chronic, the results may be long lasting and permanent. Laser therapy by Wearable LASERwrap® is promoting healing and not covering up the problem or condition. When you feel better you are better. Chronic conditions may require ongoing use to manage the condition.

Can LASERwrap® be used over implants or metal?

Yes. LASERwrap® is safe to use over implants or metal. Using LASERwrap® after orthopedic surgery can speed recovery and get you back to normal activities. Unlike micro currents and other stimulating or therapeutic devices, it can be used with a pacemaker.

Can LASERwrap® be used in conjunction with other therapies?

Yes! LASERwrap® is very effective when combined with other therapies, such as chiropractic, massage and other soft tissue mobilizations, passive exercises, physical therapy, acupuncture and nutrition. Wearable laser therapy is a breakthrough treatment that can speed up healing and help you to achieve maximum results from your other therapies. Applying LASERwrap® is recommended before and after the above treatments along with in between sessions. It helps to release the muscles and improve circulation for an overall more effective treatment.

How much does laser therapy cost and how does that compare to LASERwrap®?

The fee for most clinic visits to receive one treatment can cost $50 to $150 per visit. A range of 3 to 25 clinic treatments are typically needed with around 10 visits being average. Depending on the condition some maintenance treatments may be recommended. LASERwrap® is affordable because you own the device and do not have to travel to a clinic, which is time, money and convenient for our busy schedules. In the convenience of your own home, at work, in the car or most anywhere, Wearable LASERwrap® provides you with advanced laser technology at a fraction of the cost of office-based laser therapy. Requires no time spent traveling or in an office visit and can provide immediate treatments that are automatic and repetitive. Plus various pads and wraps are available to meet the needs of all family members. Single and multi-wrap systems currently start at less than $995.

Will insurance cover it?

Most, if not all, private or public insurance plans do not cover laser therapy; therefore, they do not cover the purchase of LASERwrap®. However, due to the growing popularity of the treatment and the fact that every insurance company is different, we recommend that you contact your insurance company directly. If it is not covered by your medical plan, you may still be able to get reimbursed with your Health Spending Account (HSA) or Flexible Spending Account (FSA) funds. In most cases, LASERwrap® will quickly pay for itself over a short period of time by reducing the number of co-pays, monthly pain medications, clinic visits, traveling and lost work time involved with other treatment methods. You also own the device for you and your loved ones to use at any time at your own convenience. The laser device works with all pad and wrap options which are available to customize individual needs. If you have been struggling with a problem for a long time, price is typically not a consideration.

Is laser therapy HSA of FSA eligible?

You may be able to get reimbursed with your Health Spending Account (HSA) or Flexible Spending Account (FSA) funds. We recommend that you contact your HSA or FSA plan administrator directly. In most cases, LASERwrap® will quickly pay for itself over a short period of time by reducing the number of co-pays, monthly pain medications, clinic visits, traveling and lost work time involved with other treatment methods.