Projects filed under: Pain Relief

Lasers in Medial Science has reported that laser therapy “is capable of reducing the symptoms of patients with BMS with a constant and long-lasting effect,” and is better than prescription medication for relief....

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2019
Oral mucositis is a common complication of chemotherapy for head and neck cancers. This systematic review of the literature shows that laser therapy “reduced severe mucositis and pain in patients with cancer.” This evidence is so strong that laser therapy...

Year

2019
Open wounds heal more slowly in diabetics, but wound healing in general can be challenging. This article reports that “a number of clinical studies in animal models and humans have shown the beneficial effects of photobiomodulation in speeding up the...

Year

2019
“Raynaud’s is a disorder in which small blood vessels of the extremities have reduced blood flow when they are exposed to cold, or emotional distress. Under these conditions, the blood vessels go into spasms, causing pain, numbness, throbbing or tingling....

Year

2019
This article, which quotes several published studies, reports that laser therapy “offers a noninvasive and effective treatment for shingles…Patients often attest to pain relief while still on the treatment table after the first treatment. The classic rash and vesicular eruptions...

Year

2019
Research has shown that laser therapy can significantly reduce overall, night, and activity pain, and disability in frozen shoulder cases after 8 weeks of treatment....

Year

2019
This animal study from Lasers in Medical Science reports that for inflammation in the TMJ, laser is superior to LED light treatment or no treatment....

Year

2019
Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s are the two most common neurodegenerative diseases at this time. Despite medications to control the symptoms, “the progression of neuronal death remains relentless.” Research states that “infrared light therapy…is emerging as a safe and effective therapy that...

Year

2019
Diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN) accounts for most common complications of Type II Diabetes Mellitus. Painful DPN is associated with functional limitation & poor quality of life. This study reports that “laser therapy was found to be effective in type 2...

Year

2019
“Myofascial pain syndrome (MPS) of the trapezius muscle is one of the main causes of neck pain. In this randomized, double-blind study, we evaluated the effects of high-intensity laser therapy (HILT) in female patients with chronic MPS of the trapezius...

Year

2019