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Vol:238 Issue:1 Number:2 ISSN#:2564-2537
ACE Report #14643
Ace Report Cover Pediatric Orthopaedics

Low-Energy Laser Therapy as an Auxiliary Treatment for Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis

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OrthoEvidence. Low-Energy Laser Therapy as an Auxiliary Treatment for Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis. ACE Report. 2022;238(1):2. Available from:

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

Low-energy laser therapy application on knee joints as an auxiliary treatment in patients with polyarticular juvenile idiopathic arthritis: a dual-arm randomized clinical trial.

Lasers Med Sci. 2022 Apr;37(3): 1737-1746.

Contributing Authors:
RK Elnaggar WS Mahmoud WK Abdelbasset BA Alqahtani SM Alrawaili MS Elfakharany

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60 children with polyarticular juvenile idiopathic arthritis were randomized to receive 3 months of exercise therapy with additional low-energy laser therapy (n=30) or without any additional treatment (n=30). Outcomes of interest included pain intensity on a Visual Analog Scale (VAS), quadriceps muscle torque, extent of fatigue (Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory Multidimensional Fatigue Scale [P...

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