Place the XLR8 over the area of involvement (AOI). The clinician may choose to (#2) laser over the nerve root (located using the myotome/dermatome chart) or the organ involved (using the Merrick chart).
After depleting the ATP stores with exercise, cold laser is a great recovery method for the aging weekend warrior, the young up and comer or the established professional. Active recovery can be performed on Posture Pumps or while slowly doing AirDyne bicycle alternating mobilization with legs/arms and lasering the area you want to enhance recovery, VibePlate or just lay there and fuel with a post work out meal. It is ALWAYS valuable to laser the entire spine and brain/each cerebellum for any recovery process. Get creative; it will only help.
Provide cold plunge baths preferred and best results, or using LARGE cold packs post exercise will definitely improve recovery. Cold showers do not cut it or make much if any difference in comparison.
Healthy eating is the foundation to everything. At a certain level of achievement one of the biggest advantages and necessities becomes fueling the body with proper eating. This is an entire science in itself and any clinician can benefit to learn proper eating to make better athletes. This applies directly to patients overcoming conditions.