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Many laser therapy equipment manufacturers are designing and selling emitters or probes that contain both laser and non-coherent light diodes together in a hybrid emitter to harness the effects of both. Should you be using these?
In addition to traditional prolotherapy, platelet-rich plasma and stem cells are also available to enhance healing of musculoskeletal injuries and mitigation of pain.
Therapeutic laser shows promise as an accelerator of healing and neural regeneration in the central nervous system. Could be an effective chronic pain treatment.
In this retrospective observational study of chronic unresolved ankle pain, Hackett-Hemwall dextrose prolotherapy helped promote a measurable decrease in the pain and stiffness of the treated joints and improvement in clinically-relevant parameters.
Certain non-prescription, alternative/complementary measures can be easily, conveniently, and inexpensively incorporated into routine pain practice. Details on these alternative treatments that can blend with prescription medication treatment.
Shoulder pain is a common complication in hemiplegic and spinal cord injured patients. It usually starts during the acute rehabilitation phase leading to further activity limitations. Learn what can be done with lasers to treat this shoulder pain.
Article gives an overview of treating shoulder pain in hemiplegic and spinal cord injured patients. Platelet rich plasma in prolotherapy is discussed.
This article explains the treatment of scapulohumeral periarthritis and post-traumatic joint pain. Includes a review of a Russian hospital-based study using magneto-laser therapy.
Low-level laser therapy (LLLT) accelerated healing and improved symptoms and outcome for second degree scalding burns on human skin for the subject patient. Learn more about this pain management technique and if you should use it.
Learn about an innovative method for determining optimal treatment location and effectiveness of laser therapy as a treatment option for chronic pain patients. Infrared imaging may be a helpful treatment.
Find out about an innovative method for determining optimal treatment location and effectiveness. Infrared imaging may be a useful treatment for chronic pain patients.
Neural therapy is a powerful treatment that can be quite effective in resolving autonomic nervous system dysfunction and pain, especially in the complex pain patient.
This retrospective observational study of patients with unresolved wrist pain noted improvements in many quality of life parameters after Hackett-Hemwall dextrose prolotherapy.
A review of a Russian stomatological hospital based study indicated magneto-laser therapy resulted in greater positive results than traditional pharmacological and physiotherapeutic treatment.
The recent introduction of Fourth Generation (G4) technology— mechanical and electrical laser hybrids—have inspired a whole new classification of light therapy and opened up a new realm of possibilities. These new technologies offer the promise of improved effectiveness and clinical outcomes
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