Tag: LLLT


Feb

24

2010

Acute Low Back Pain with Radiculopathy: A Double-Blind, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Study

Acute Low Back Pain with Radiculopathy: A Double-Blind, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Study. Konstantinovic LM, Kanjuh ZM, Milovanovic AN, Cutovic MR, Djurovic AG, Savic VG, Dragin AS, Milovanovic ND 1 Clinic for Rehabilitation, Medical School , Belgrade, Serbia. Abstract Objective: The aim of this study was to investigate the clinical effects of low-level laser therapy (LLLT) in patients with acute low back pain (LBP) with radiculopathy. Background...

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Feb

24

2010

Physiotherapy treatments for breast cancer-related lymphedema: a literature review

Physiotherapy treatments for breast cancer-related lymphedema: a literature review. Leal NF, Carrara HH, Vieira KF, Ferreira CH Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brazil. nanda.taz@bol.com.br Breast cancer is the second most frequent cancer among women. Surgery is part of the therapeutic process to prevent metastases, but it can also cause some complications, including lymphedema. Physiotherapy contributes to its treatment, using different techniques that have been developed over...

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Feb

24

2010

Phototherapy for chronic pain treatment

Phototherapy for chronic pain treatment Ide Y Department of Anesthesia, Toho University Sakura Medical Center Sakura 285-8741. Three types of machines are used in the field of phototherapy for chronic pain. One type is an instrument for low reactive level laser therapy (LLLT), one is an instrument for linear polarized infrared light irradiation (SUPER LIZER), and the last one is an instrument for Xenon light...

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Feb

24

2010

The Effects of Low Level Laser Irradiation on Gingival Inflammation

The Effects of Low Level Laser Irradiation on Gingival Inflammation. Pejcic A, Kojovic D, Kesic L, Obradovic R Department of Periodontology and Oral Medicine, Medical Faculty, University of Nis , Nis, Serbia . Abstract Objective: The goal of this study was to analyze the effects of low level laser irradiation treatment and conservative treatment on gingival inflammation. Background: It is widely accepted today that the...

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Feb

23

2010

Ga-Al-As laser irradiation inhibits neuronal activity associated with inflammation

Acupunct Electrother Res. 1994 Jun-Sep;19(2-3):141-51. Ga-Al-As laser irradiation inhibits neuronal activity associated with inflammation. Sato T, Kawatani M, Takeshige C, Matsumoto I. Department of Anesthesiology, Saitama Medical College, Saitama, Japan. A Ga-Al-As diode system that produces low-energy red light (830 nm, 40 mW) has been used for the treatment of many kinds of pain. The mechanism of action of this new laser irradiation for analgesia...

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Feb

23

2010

Laser Photobiomodulation of Wound Healing: A Review of Experimental Studies

Laser Photobiomodulation of Wound Healing: A Review of Experimental Studies in Mouse and Rat Animal Models. Peplow PV, Chung TY, Baxter GD 1 Department of Anatomy & Structural Biology, University of Otago , Dunedin, New Zealand . Abstract This investigation reviewed experimental studies of laser irradiation of wound healing in mice and rats published from 2003 to August 2008, respectively, to assess putative stimulatory effects...

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Feb

22

2010

Effects of low power laser irradiation on bone healing in animals: a meta-analysis

Effects of low power laser irradiation on bone healing in animals: a meta-analysis. Bashardoust Tajali S, Macdermid JC, Houghton P, Grewal R ABSTRACT: Purpose: The meta-analysis was performed to identify animal research defining the effects of low power laser irradiation on biomechanical indicators of bone regeneration and the impact of dosage. Methods: We searched five electronic databases (MEDLINE, EMBASE, PubMed, CINAHL, and Cochrane Database of...

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Feb

20

2010

Effect of LED Phototherapy of Three Distinct Wavelengths on Fibroblasts on Wound Healing

Effect of LED Phototherapy of Three Distinct Wavelengths on Fibroblasts on Wound Healing: A Histological Study in a Rodent Model. de Sousa AP, Santos JN, Dos Reis JA, Ramos TA, de Souza J, Cangussu MC, Pinheiro AL 1 Laser Center, School of Dentistry, Federal University of Bahia , Salvador, Bahia, Brazil. Abstract Aim: The aim of the present investigation was to evaluate histologically fibroblastic proliferation...

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Feb

20

2010

Endonasal phototherapy with Rhinolight for the treatment of allergic rhinitis

Endonasal phototherapy with Rhinolight for the treatment of allergic rhinitis. Brehmer D University of Witten/Herdecke, Faculty of Medicine, Friedrichstrasse 3/4, 37073 Goettingen, Germany. dr.d.brehmer@t-online.de Allergic rhinitis, although not life threatening, significantly affects the quality of the patient’s daily life. The three major steps in the treatment of the condition are avoidance of allergens, treatment of symptoms (in particular, antihistaminics and topical nasal corticosteroids) and specific...

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