The Use of Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT) For Musculoskeletal Pain
Pain is the most common reason for physician consultation in the United States. One out of three Americans is affected by chronic pain annually. The number one reason for missed work or school days is musculoskeletal pain. Currently accepted therapies consist of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, steroid injections, opiate pain medications and surgery, each of which carries their own specific risk profiles. What is needed are effective treatments for pain which have an acceptably low risk-profile.
Original Article Source Credits: National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine , https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/
Article Written By: Howard B Cotler, Roberta T Chow, Michael R Hamblin, and James Carroll
Original Article Posted on: 2015 Jun 9
Link to Original Article: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4743666/