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).
Test only what is possible due to limitations of the condition.
There are many effective pain protocols and frequencies involving Upregulation and Therapeutic dose. Refer to the Laser Essentials Video (watch.performancepractic.com) for standard myotome testing C1 - C4; C5-T1; and L1 - S2. Twenty minutes is from the Erchonia FDA Clearance with the FX laser. A shorter laser duration is very effective for those who adjust, soft tissue, apply nutrition benefits as well as lengthen and strengthen with FIT® Clinical exercises. Ultimately you and your expertise makes the decision.