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Laser research shows that patients with different medical conditions can benefit from Laser therapy

 

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  • The International Association for the Study of Pain (Global Task force on musculoskeletal pain) found "strong evidence" in 2010 for Low Level Laser Therapy on myofascial pain syndrome
  • The BMJ clinical evidence recommendations for tennis elbow 2011 now include LLLT
  • American Physical Therapy Association guidelines in 2010 recommend LLLT for Achilles tendonitis
  • Lancet systematic review in 2009 : "LLLT reduces pain immediately after treatment in acute neck pain and up to 22 weeks after completion of treatment in patients with chronic neck pain"
  • World Health Organisation (Bone and Joint Task Force in 2008) for neck pain Low Level Laser Therapy "more effective than no treatment, sham, or alternative interventions"
  • BMJ sports medicine journal, systematic review of surgical and conservative interventions for frozen shoulder in 2010 found "strong evidence" for LLLT