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January 14, 2018

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Articles about photomedicine applications in physiotherapy and rehabilitation.

FREE Educational PBM Site

LaserAnnals.com is proud to announce its cooperation with the new free educational site, LaserLessons.info! This site offers ten basic educational documents on PBM as on Open Access option. Where applicable, more complex explanations are additionally linked to one of the more read more
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PBM? Do you have any scientific references for your claims?

PBM? Do you have any scientific references for your claims? By Jan Tunér Not too seldom, non-believers in PBM will ask for references, having difficulties in accepting what you say. Providing such references can take time and you may not read more
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The Swedish Laser Iron Man

The Swedish laser iron man By Jan Tunér ”Swim with the Centurions” is a quite demanding swimming contest between the infamous Alcatraz island and the San Francisco main land. The waters are cold and there are heavy currents. In 2011 read more
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Lasers in Chiropractic Therapy

Lasers in chiropractic therapy By Jan Tunér The use of therapeutic lasers is increasing in chiropractic applications. This treatment modality offers several advantages by promoting wound healing, reducing inflammation, edema and pain. But for those thinking about adding a therapeutic laser to read more
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Preconditioning laser phototherapy

Preconditioning laser phototherapy By Jan Tunér DDS, Arun Darbar DDS (Smile Creations Dental Innovations, UK) In simple terms preconditioning can be described as a preparation prior to any assault to the human body which can range from something we do read more
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Does Low Level Laser Therapy cause cancer?

Does Low Level Laser Therapy (now Laser PBM) cause cancer? By Jan Tunér Even from the early years of LLLT it has been speculated about the possible cancerogenic risks of using this therapy. One thing can be safely stated: LLLT read more
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The Light Shines in Sweden!

SBU – Swedish Council on Health Technology Assessment – evaluates Laser treatment of neck pain Report type: Alert Report number: 2014-03 Published: 2014-05-20 http://www.sbu.se/en/Published/Alert/Laser-treatment-of-neck-pain/ Low level laser (Low Level Laser Therapy, LLLT) is sometimes used as a treatment method in read more
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Home Care Lasers.

Home care lasers By Jan Tunér   When leaving the hospital, you often have a prescription in your hand. One tablet in the morning, one in the evening, for seven days. When leaving the physiotherapist you are likely to have read more
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“Mickey Mouse science?” Is LPT really ineffective for wrist pain?

Mickey Mouse science? Is LPT really ineffective for wrist pain? By Jan Tunér “Extraordinary Claims Require Extraordinary Evidence”.  The authors of a study by Petrofskya et al. [1] make an extraordinary claim by boldly stating that Low Level Laser Therapy read more
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Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis – is Laser Phototherapy a good option? By Jan Tunér   Plantar fasciitis affects nearly 1 million people annually in the United States. Traditional non-operative management is successful in about 90% of patients, usually within 10 months. Chronic read more
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