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Meta-analysis
ACE Report #12254
Ace Report Cover Sports Medicine

Phototherapy effective in managing Creative Kinase in Studies Using Localized Exercise Protocols


Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Phototherapy on Management of Creatine Kinase Activity in General Versus Localized Exercise: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Clin J Sport Med. 2020 May;30(3):267-274. doi: 10.1097/JSM.0000000000000606.

Contributing Authors: AF Machado JK Micheletti JSS Lopes FM Vanderlei ECP Leal-Junior J Netto Junior CM Pastre

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Synopsis

Fourteen studies with a total of 338 patients were included in the meta-analysis comparing phototherapy treatment before or after exercise and a control or placebo condition in healthy subjects for managing creatine kinase (CK) levels. Phototherapy treatment included low-level laser therapy (LLLT) and light-emitting diode therapy (LEDT). The primary outcome was measuring CK activity. Sub-group ana...

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