Paulo Roberto Vicente de Paiva

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The effects of phototherapy (or photobiomodulation therapy) with low-level laser therapy (LLLT) and/or light-emitting diodes (LEDs) on human performance improvement have been widely studied. Few studies have examined its effect on muscular training and no studies have explored the necessary moment of phototherapy irradiations (i.e., before and/or after(More)
BACKGROUND Recent studies involving phototherapy applied prior to exercise have demonstrated positive results regarding the attenuation of muscle fatigue and the expression of biochemical markers associated with recovery. However, a number of factors remain unknown, such as the ideal dose and application parameters, mechanisms of action and long-term(More)
Two cases of spontaneous epidural hematoma of the lumbar region are reported. Some considerations are drawn about the values of the early diagnosis before the incidence of neurological sequela. The clinical and radiological findings and the treatment of these hematomas are discussed. Lumbar puncture and myelography are the best method for the diagnosis.(More)
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