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ACE Report #9503
Ace Report Cover Osteoarthritis

High-intensity laser therapy for symptom management in knee osteoarthritis


Study Type:Prognosis
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Effectiveness of High Intensity Laser Therapy for Reduction of Pain in Knee Osteoarthritis

Pain Res Manag. 2016;2016:9163618

Contributing Authors: A Angelova EM Ilieva

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Synopsis

72 patients with Kellgren-Lawrence grade II-III knee osteoarthritis were randomized to daily sessions of high-intensity laser therapy (HILT) for 1 week, or to a sham intervention. Patients were followed up for pain at rest, on palpation, and on movement, pressure-pain threshold, the maximum pressure under the heel during static stance, the maximum pressure under the heel during dynamic walking, an...

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