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Volume:36 Issue:1 Number:2 ISSN#:2563-5476
ACE Report #12570
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Adding Photobiomodulation to Physiotherapy Improves Sensory-Motor Recovery & QoL for Incomplete SCI

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

Sensory and motor responses after photobiomodulation associated with physiotherapy in patients with incomplete spinal cord injury: clinical, randomized trial.

Lasers Med Sci. 2020 Oct;35(8):1751-1758.

Contributing Authors: FC da Silva T Silva AO Gomes PR da Costa Palacio L Andreo MLL Gonçalves DFT Silva ACRT Horliana LJ Motta RA Mesquita-Ferrari KPS Fernandes SK Bussadori

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Thirty patients with incomplete spinal cord injuries were randomized to receive 4 weeks of photobiomodulation and physiotherapy treatment or sham photobiomodulation and physiotherapy for the improvement of sensory-motor function and quality of life. The primary outcome of interest was the sensitivity and motor assessment via the American Spinal Injury Association (ASIA) Impairment Scale. The secon...

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