What is laser therapy?

Low level laser therapy (LLLT) is a safe and effective way to help people quit smoking, vaping nicotine, alcohol, marijuana, drugs, stress, pain and more. The treatment is a non-invasive, safe and holistic method for promoting strong healing responses in the body. Low level laser light is applied to specific points on the ears, head, arms, legs and other tissues.


How does laser therapy work?

The purpose of laser therapy to help people quit addictions like smoking is to stimulate a strong release of neurotransmitters such as dopamine, serotonin, and endorphins – the body’s natural feel-good chemicals. This helps to reduce cravings and withdrawal symptoms in order to break the addiction cycle to nicotine. The end goal is to drastically make it easier for people to quit addictions for good.


How does laser therapy treatment feel?

Most people find that laser therapy is very relaxing with minimal side-effects. Some report that during treatment they feel a warm and pleasant “heavy” feeling in their arms and legs. Many find treatment so relaxing that they may even fall asleep. Lastly, a majority of people report after laser treatment: positive moods, an increased general sense of wellbeing, better quality sleep and more confidence that they will quit their addiction.


Where is the laser applied?

Laser is applied to specific energy points (also called acupuncture points) on the head, face, ears, arms, hands, legs and feet. In addition if you are seeking treatment for pain, injury and healing — laser is applied to affected tissues as well.


Is laser therapy safe?

Yes. Low level laser therapy has been utilized for many years with little to no side-effects as reported by many rigorous scientific studies and clinical application. The only precaution is that clients must wear specialized glasses to protect against laser entering the eyes. Protective glasses are provided for you by the laser therapist for every treatment.


Is treatment guaranteed?

Because of physiological and psychological variables involved with addiction — results cannot be guaranteed. However, based on Lazer Dave’s many years of clinical experience and high success rates — he helps the vast majority of people with laser by dramatically reducing the intensity of withdrawal symptoms related to various addictive substances including nicotine. Results are maximized when laser treatment is combined with the suggestions and information provided in “Lazer Dave’s Prep Guide To Quit Addiction & Stress” (included with program fee).


How long is the duration of treatment(s)?

Initial appointment times range are usually about 45 minutes. Subsequent treatments (if needed) are typically 30 minutes.


Do you offer discounts?

Lazer Dave competes mostly by service and expertise as Ottawa’s Laser Therapy Expert.

He is proud to offer his unique combination of training in massage therapy, medical acupuncture, the latest laser therapy research, and years of clinical success to the residents of the greater Ottawa area.

He does offer 10% OFF for SAME DAY appointments OR for groups of 2 or more.


How long do results last after treatment?

Every patient has their own unique reaction to laser therapy for withdrawal from smoking, nicotine, alcohol and marijuana. However, the majority experience substantial relief from withdrawal symptoms during the first few critical days after the first treatment.


What about medical conditions?

Generally, laser therapy is very safe for the majority of health conditions and medications. Exceptions to treatment include pregnancy, cancer, epilepsy and recent seizure activity. Lazer Dave is not a doctor, does not diagnose illness, prescribe medication or treat medical conditions. Laser therapy is an adjunct therapy and does not replace the advice of a doctor. Always consult with a doctor regarding health concerns and any changes in medications.


Who performs laser treatment?

Lazer Dave who is a Certified Laser Therapist. In addition — Dave has a background in massage therapy, anatomy, physiology, medical acupuncture through McMaster University, extensive laser therapy training and 15+ years of clinical experience using laser to treat a myriad of conditions including addictions like quitting smoking, pain, injury, stress and more. Laser “technicians” at other companies are no match for Dave’s experience, equipment and high success rates.


How much does the Ottawa Laser Therapy Program To Stop Smoking cost?

The total cost of the program is $300+ taxes. This includes “Lazer Dave’s Prep Guide For Laser Therapy”, coaching and 2 treatments. Even if you are doing very well after just the first treatment — Dave encourages client’s to come in for their second treatment to increase the chances of quitting for the long term. Other clinics generally don’t encourage you to come back and they charge an extra $100 for appetite suppression point treatment which Dave INCLUDES with his program.


How much does Dave’s other laser therapy quit therapy programs cost?

The rest of Dave’s Laser Therapy Quit Programs for alcohol, marijuana, drugs, stress and anti-aging wellness cost $350+taxes. Each program includes 2 treatments, just like his Ottawa Laser Therapy Quit Smoking Program.


How much do booster treatments cost?

If required, additional treatments beyond the 2 included with each program cost $85+taxes.


I’m concerned about weight gain after I quit smoking — what can you do?

Unlike the competition which typically charges an extra $100, Lazer Dave INCLUDES appetite suppression and weight-loss point stimulation with his treatment program for smoking cessation. The theory behind treating these points is to keep your appetite in check and to boost your metabolism after quitting smoking.


How soon can I make an appointment?

Soon — sometimes even same day. You can call one of the 3 Physiocare locations (Kanata, Nepean and Westboro) to ask for Dave’s availability. Alternatively you can also text Dave directly at 613-854-6969. We strive to respond as soon as possible.


When is the best time to book an appointment?

Typically when you are thinking about quitting. It is very easy to come up with an excuse to put off quitting smoking, alcohol, marijuana, sugar or stress.


Where are you located?

Follow this link to see location and contact information for the Physiocare locations Dave offers his services: SCHEDULE APPOINTMENT.


What if I am a very heavy smoker? Will the treatment still help me?

The Ottawa Laser Therapy To Quit Smoking program is effective whether you smoke a little or a lot. Moreover, it does not matter whether you smoke cigarettes, vape, chew tobacco, use nicotine gum, smoke a pipe, consume cigars, etc. laser treatment is very effective.