The effectiveness of low-level laser therapy for nonspecific chronic low back pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Background In recent decades, low-level laser therapy (LLLT) has been widely used to relieve pain caused by different musculoskeletal disorders. Though widely used, its reported therapeutic outcomes are varied and conflicting. Results similarly conflict regarding its usage in patients with nonspecific chronic low back pain (NSCLBP). This study investigated the efficacy of low-level laser therapy (LLLT) for the treatment of …

The purpose of this study is to determine whether the Erchonia® ML Scanner (MLS) is effective in the treatment of acute minor episodic chronic low back pain of musculoskeletal origin.

Detailed Description: Back pain is a common musculoskeletal disorder affecting 80% of people at some point in their lives. It is the second most common neurological ailment in the United States, second only to headache, and it is the most common cause of job-related disability and a leading contributor to missed work. Around $50 billion is spent in the U.S. …

Efficacy of high-intensity laser therapy in the treatment of chronic neck pain: a randomized double-blind placebo-control trial

The aim of the study was to investigate the effect of high-intensity laser therapy (HILT) in treatment of patients with chronic neck pain (CNP) on cervical range of motion (ROM), pain, and functional activity. Sixty male patients participated in this study with mean (SD) age of 35.47 (4.18) years. Patients were randomly assigned into two groups and treated with HILT …

Myofascial Release-The Wave of the Future

The John F. Barnes’ Myofascial Release Approach’ is considered to be the ultimate mind/body therapy that is safe, gentle and consistently effective in producing results that last. John F. Barnes, PT, is an international lecturer, author and authority of Myofascial Release. Jan Rudeen, Licensed Massage Therapist at Moore Chiropractic Center in Bonners Ferry Idaho trained extensively with John F. Barnes …

Important Things to Know Before Taking Laminine

Concerns for those using pharmaceuticals -Laminine has not been known to cause interactions with any drug but because Laminine often helps the body normalize many of its regulatory functions like bloody pressure, blood sugar and serotonin levels, one should work with his/her health practitioner to adjust these medications as needed.   For more information of what to be aware of before …

Scalar Wave Lasers

Scalar Wave Laser – What is it? Laser is an acronym whose letters stand for Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation. Laser light is structured (or focused) coherent (another adjective could be organized) light. The Scalar Wave Laser is a cold or low-level laser system. This class of laser is often referred to as a soft or healing laser. Very low powered …

A Scientific Look at Laminine

The following is an in-depth and scientific look into Laminine. The Human body is a complex mechanism operated with millions of interdependent messages and functions happening at any given time. Efforts to understand these functions are constantly producing new and exciting information to help us “fight” the consequences of aging. At the very least, most people desire a healthy life, …