INS and LLLT treatments can significantly reduce the recovery time needed following a wide range of accidents, traumas and surgery.
One of the strengths of INS is that it does not need to be used over the actual injury in order to promote healing. For example, someone with a broken leg will be seeking pain relief and faster rehabilitation but it is not possible to treat through the plaster cast. Instead, opposite zones can be used. This means that the INS can be applied to a matching area such as the same area on the other, unplastered leg. The LLLT device may be used to treat directly over a plaster cast as the infra-red laser waves are able to pass through the cast and promote healing of the fracture.
INS is also very effective with sports and exercise injuries, speeding up the recovery of damaged tissues such as muscles and ligaments. Indeed, INS has been used on athletes at the Olympic Games. In 2000, Russian athletes who had suffered serious injuries were able to rejoin the Olympics in Sydney after receiving INS treatment.
This is where INS is particularly advantageous. Whereas bones can routinely heal within weeks, ligaments and tendons may take months. INS helps overcome the difficulty in treating soft tissue injuries and can dramatically speed up the recovery time.
INS has been used by several national sports teams, and within the UK, INS therapy has become a preferred treatment for an increasing number of top sportsmen. Rugby internationals Mike Catt and Dan Luger are among those who have publicly acknowledged their successful use of INS.