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A client has sent me a document with the word "sea laser" as part of a list of additional services chiropractors offer in the United States. I've looked under "sea laser", "sea laser acupuncture", and "sea laser therapy" and nothing shows up. Has anybody seen this term before? Does anybody know what it means?

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This is what the client sent in a table of items, so many items are not separated by a comma:

"Additional services chiropractors provide: Acupuncture and its variations (meridian therapy; acupuncture without needles, or sea laser; electro-acupuncture) Physical Therapy Physiotherapy Sports Medicine Naturopathy Nutrition Pilates Radiography Flexion / Distraction Corrective Exercises Detox Homeopathic Products Yoga Rehabilitation Auriculotherapy."

That is all I have

closed as off-topic by Drew, Edwin Ashworth, NVZ, Rory Alsop, Davo Aug 21 '17 at 11:25

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  • Can you please give a lengthier quote so that strings like 'deep-sea laser-induced breakdown spectrometer' can be discounted. – Edwin Ashworth Aug 18 '17 at 22:12
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    Instead of "or sea", perhaps it was a pronunciation of the individual letters "R" and "C". Googling around, I found this: RC laser pens. – Lawrence Aug 18 '17 at 23:39
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    I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because it has become very probable that it is based on an erroneous attempt to convert from the spoken word. – Edwin Ashworth Aug 19 '17 at 14:23
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The only thing I can think of is cold laser.

I don't know anything about chiropractic medicine, but the term "cold laser" seems to be something that Google associates with chiropractors.

I can only assume that someone was dictating the document that was sent to you, and a chiropractor somewhere must refer to "cold lasers" as "c-lasers", and someone transcribed that as sea lasers.

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    Sorry, Ron. I didn't see your post before posting mine. LLLT is also known as "cold laser". – MikeJRamsey56 Aug 18 '17 at 22:28
  • I'd say mystery solved! :) – Roni Choudhury Aug 18 '17 at 22:30
  • You got my vote. – MikeJRamsey56 Aug 18 '17 at 22:31
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Perhaps they meant SHR? SHR lasers are used in hair removal. SHR stands for Super Hair Removal. They deliver enough energy to the hair to kill the root but not so much as to damage the surrounding skin.

Chiropractors might offer Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT).

S-E-A provides 3D scanning lasers so that is not it.

If there is a contact number you can try calling them.

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