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).
This is a Go To setting for any acute or chronic condition patient presents with. Immediate change in function when using activation method (strength / ROM / leg checks / chiropractic indicators). If you have the skill to identify strength and range of motion impairment and laser the involved physiological window (spine, brain, organ, meridian) a change can occur in seconds to let you know you are providing an accurate treatment.
Refer to the Laser Essentials Video for standard myotome testing C1 - C4 and C5-T1 / L1 - S2.