To date more than 400 randomized double blind placebo controlled clinical trials have been published with some professional guidelines suggesting Photobiomodulation Therapy is used as part of standard care.

This includes:

  • World Health Organisation (WHO) Task Force on Neck Pain systematic review [4]
  • The Lancet Systematic review of LLLT for Neck Pain [1]
  • International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP) fact sheets for Myofascial Pain Syndrome, osteoarthritis and neck pain [3]
  • British Medical Journal (BMJ) Systematic review and guidelines for treating tennis elbow [2]
  • American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) Systematic review and clinical practice guidelines for achilles tendinopathy [8]
  • British Journal of Sports Medicine (BJSM) Systematic review for frozen shoulder [7] European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) Clinical practice guidelines for oral mucositis [9]
  • Multinational Association for Supportive Cancer Care (MASCC), Clinical practice guidelines for oral mucositis [10]

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Research articles

Effects of low-power light therapy on wound healing: LASER x LED

Biostimulation effects of low-power laser in the repair process

Effects of low-power laser irradiation (LPLI) at different wavelengths and doses on oxidative stress and fibrogenesis parameters in an animal model of wound healing