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I. Chronic Pain and Arthritis

CORTISONE IMPROVED WITH LLLT Laser plus cortisone more effective than cortisone by itself Photomed Laser Surg.2010 Oct; 28(5):639-46 FROZEN SHOULDER BENEFITS A significant improvement in laser therapy compared to the control group.  The treatment group experienced...

II. Injury

TENDINITIS AND MYOFASCIAL PAIN BENEFITS Acute tendinitis had the best response Logdberg-Anersson et al, Laser Therapy 1997 (9) pp.79-86 FRACTURES Laser creates an increase in Osteoblasts & Calcium Pinheiro L., Photomed Laser Surg. 2006 Jun;24(2):169-171 LLLT USING...

III. Skin Conditions and Wounds

ULTRASOUND vs. LASER Animal Study; Laser treatment provided a much greater increase in the wound strength than ultrasound. J Rehab Res & Dev, Volume 41 Number 5, September/October 2004 PHOTOTHERAPY IMPROVES HEALING OF CHRONIC VENOUS ULCERS Abstract Objective: We...

IV. Physiological and Cellular Benefits

PHYSIOLOGICAL BENEFITS Increases:  Cell proliferation, cell division, cell maturation, secretion of growth factors, wound healing, collagen production, wound strength, wound closer, fibroblasts, myofibroblasts, chondrocytes, epithelialization, skin circulation, oxygen...

V. Neuropathies and Main Disorders

NERVE GROWTH STIMULATION Controlled trial showed regeneration of sciatic nerve and myelination in rats. Rochkind. Photomed & Laser Surg. 2007, 25 (3): 137-143 AUTONOMIC NERVOUS SYSTEM BENEFITS Irradiation of the Stellate Ganglion reduced VAS scores and increased...

VI. Other

THYROID FUNCTION IMPROVES Laser improves the function of the thyroid based on lab values with chronic autoimmune thyroiditis Lasers Surg Med. 2010 Aug; 42 (6): 589-96 BLOOD PRESSURE LOWERED WITH LASER Laser applied to acupoints lowered blood pressure J of Chiro Med,...