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Listed below are very brief descriptions of the results reported in some of the studied areas. Details on many more studies can be found in The New Laser Therapy Handbook.

Blood Pressure

Results from a group of 30 patients suffering from hypertension were positive in 80% of the patients. Laser Therapy. 1990; 2(2): 59

Tennis Elbow

In this study, 82% of acute cases and 66% of chronic cases showed complete pain relief and restored functional ability. Journal of Clinical Laser Medical and Surgery. 1998; 16(3): 145-151

Fibromyalgia

66% benefited from treatment with regard to local pain, hypomobility (joint stiffness) and phlogosis (inflammation). Journal of Clinical Laser Medical and Surgery. 1997; 15 (5) 217-220

Headache/Migraine

Pain disappeared after 1-5 minutes. Proceedings of the 9th Congress of the Society of Laser Surgery and Medicine. Anaheim, CA 1991

Low Back Pain

Treatment was effective in 71% of the laser group and 36% of the control group. Lasers in Surgical Medicine. 1998; Supplement 10, p.6

Rheumatoid Arthritis of the Hand

Grip strength and movement were improved while swelling, pain and morning stiffness were reduced. Lasers in Surgical Medicine. 1989; 4: 193

Acupuncture

Laser light can be used to stimulate acupuncture points in a non-invasive, pain-free manner. Low Level Laser Therapy Provides New Treatment Possiblities, Dr. Melyni Worth, Ph.D., World Equine Veterinary Review. Vol. 3, No. 3, 1998

Menstrual Pain

Takac treated 12 patients suffering from menstrual pain. Of the 12, ten were freed, entirely or in part of pain and experienced greater regularity of their menstrual cycles. Tuner and Hode, The Laser Therapy Handbook, 2004, Prima Books, 148

Wound Healing

All irradiated lesions presented acceleration of the healing process with regard to the control group. However, results indicated that the lower laser intensity (uniform irradiation) lead to the best results. Rezende, S.B., Dissertation (Professional Masters Degree "Lasers in Dentistry"), Nuclear and Energy Research Institute/School of Dentistry, University of Sao Paolo

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