low-level laser therapy

cold laser

A hand-held, nonsurgical laser using photobiostimulation, which received FDA approval for treating carpal tunnel syndrome. Benefits claimed for cold lasers include increased collagen production, nerve regeneration, bone and tissue repair, vasodilation, enzyme response, cell metabolism, cell membrane potential, pain threshold, and reduced inflammatory duration and oedema.

low-level la·ser ther·a·py

(lō lev'ĕl lā'zĕr ther'ă-pē)
Adjunctive therapeutic use of a low-level infrared laser that amplifies light energy (photons) emitted as radiant energy for absorption into tissues used to enhance wound healing and pain management after musculoskeletal injury.
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Low-level laser therapy is a relatively new procedure in the field of hair restoration as a potential means to non-invasively treat hair loss in men and women.
Effects of Low-Level Laser Therapy and Orthodontic Tooth Movement on Dental Pulps in Rats.
Low-level laser therapy is an important tool to treat disorders of the maxillofacial region.
clinically speaking"--has pushed him to investigate kinesiology, low-level laser therapy, and energy medicine in order to relieve pain and promote healing.
The term low-level laser therapy (LLLT) is broadly applied to the therapeutic effects of laser.
Low-level laser therapy (LLLT) has been used clinically since the first successful cases reported by Professor Mester and colleagues [5-6].
is seeking participants for a non-invasive study on the effects of low-level laser therapy on hair growth for those in the early to moderate stages of hair loss.
More recently, low-level laser therapy has been accepted as a valuable treatment option for OM by the MASCC (Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer) and ISOO (International Society for Oral Oncology) [Keefe et al.
Low-level laser therapy (LLLT) has become progressively more popular in the management of a wide variety of medical conditions, including the wound healing process [11].

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