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ACE Report #7847
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APTA 2015: Lack of evidence for infrared light therapy of diabetic peripheral neuropathy


Study Type:Systematic review
OE Level Evidence:N/A
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Effectiveness of Infrared Light Therapy in the Treatment of Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy: A Systematic Review

Contributing Authors: K Wimett S Souvall J Whitefield R Allen

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Synopsis

8 studies were selected for inclusion in a systematic review of infrared light treatment for diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN). Evidence evaluating Infrared light treatment in comparison to a control treatment was evaluated to determine whether or not this treatment can reduce the loss of sensation, pain, and improve the quality of life in patients with DPN. The results from this systematic rev...

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