Physiological responses in chronic pain patients LLLT protocol

Scott D. Fender and David Diffee. Pain Research Group, Arvada, Colorado, U.S.A. Use of Low Reactive Level Laser Therapy (LLLT) utilizing helium-neon lasers has increased lately especially in pain control. New protocols are being developed aimed at a complex of primary and secondary symptomologies. One of these protocols, Stellate Ganglion Stimulation, has shown in our research […]

Pain scores and side effects in response to low-level laser therapy (LLLT)/ Cold Laser Therapy for physical trigger points

E Liisa Laakso Carolyn Richardson, and Tess Cramond 1: Physiotherapy Department, Royal Brisbane Hospital, Brisbane; 2: Physiotherapy Department, University of Queensland, Brisbane; and 3: Pain Clinic, Royal Brisbane Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Clinically, Low Level Laser Therapy – LLLT has been used successfully in the treatment of chronic pain but many have questioned the scientific […]

Mechanistic approach to GaAIAs diode laser effects on production of reactive oxygen species from human neutrophils as a model for therapeutic modality at cellular level

Makoto Yamaya*, Chiyuki Shiroto’, Hiroki Kobayashi*, Shinji Naganuma*, Jyuichi Sakamoto*, Koh-Jun Suzuki*, Shigeyuki Nakaji*, Kazuo Sugawara* and Takashi Kumae *Department of’ Hygiene, Hirosaki University School of Medicine. Hirosaki; .-Shiroto Clinic Coshogawara, Aomori: Department of Industrial Health. The Institute of Public Health, Tokyo. Japan. There have been many reports on the applications of low reactive level laser (LLL) therapy for pain attenuation or pain removal. Our group has reported previously on the effects of in vitro irradiation […]

Mechanisms of the analgesic effect of therapeutic lasers in vivo

L Navratil (1) and I Dylevsky (2) 1: Outpatient Department of Radiobiology, Institute of Biophysics, First Medical Faculty, and 2: Department of Functional Anatomy, Second Medical Faculty and Faculty of Physical Education Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic The analgesic effects in the course of application of therapeutic lasers to affected tissue have been described in a number of works in […]

Low level laser therapy of tendinitis and myofacial pains a randomized, double-blind, controlled study

Mimmi Logdberg-Anderssont (1), Sture Mutzell (2), and Ake Hazel (3) 1: Akersberga Health Care Centre,2: Danderyd University Hospital, Danderyd, and3: Vaxholm Health Care Centre, Stockholm, Sweden. The purpose of this randomised, double-blind study was to examine the effect of GaAs laser therapy for tendonitis and myofascial pain in a sample from the general population of […]

LLLT using a diode laser in successful treatment of a herniated lumbar/sacral disc, with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) assessment

Tatsuhide Abe. Abe Orthopaedic Clinic Futuoka City Fukuoka Prefecture Japan X12′ A 40- year-old woman presented at the Abe Orthopedic Clinic with a 2-year history of lower hack pain and pain in the left hip and leg diagnosed as a ruptured disc between the 5th lumbar/lst sacral vertebrae. The condition had failed to respond to conventional treatment methods including pelvic traction, nonsteroid anti-inflammatory drugs and aural block anesthetic injections. […]

Effect of Low-Level Laser Radiation on Some Rheological Factors in Human Blood: An in Vitro Study

Dan G. Siposan, Adalbert Lukacs. Journal of Clinical Laser Medicine & Surgery. August 1, 2000, 18(4): 185-195. doi:10.1089/10445470050144038. Dan G. Siposan Doctoral candidate Technical Military Academy, Bucharest, Romania Adalbert Lukacs Doctoral candidate Center of Transfusion Hematology of the Army, Bucharest, Romania Objective: The purpose of this study was to investigate the in vitro effects of low-level laser radiation (LLLR) on some […]

Clinical application of GaAIAs 830 NM diode laser in treatment of rheumatoid arthritis

Kanji Asada, Yasutaka Yutani, Akira Sakawa and Akira Shimazu. Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Osaka City University Medical School, Japan The authors have been involved in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis (RA), in particular chronic poly-arthritis and the associated pain complaints. The biggest problem facing such patients is joint contracture, leading to bony ankylosis. This in turn severely restricts the range of […]

Candida Albicans Cold Laser Clinical Studies

The following is a summary of some of the clinical studies that were conducted using cold laser to treat candida albicans. These studies are presented here to demonstrate the wide uses of a cold lasers in the treatment of different medical conditions. Effect of low-level laser therapy on Candida albicans growth in patients with denture stomatitis. Maver-Biscanin […]

Burn Scars Cold Laser Clinical Studies

The following is a summary of some of the clinical studies that were conducted using cold laser to treat burn scars. These studies are presented here to demonstrate the wide uses of a cold lasers in the treatment of different medical conditions. Low Level Laser Therapy’s conservative approach to the burn scar K . Gaida / […]