A Meta-analysis of Clinical Effects of Low-level Laser Therapy on Temporomandibular Joint Pain

@inproceedings{Chang2014AMO,
  title={A Meta-analysis of Clinical Effects of Low-level Laser Therapy on
Temporomandibular Joint Pain},
  author={Wen-Dien Chang and Chia-Lun Lee and Hung-Yu Lin and Yung-Chun Hsu and C Wang and Ping-Tung Lai},
  booktitle={Journal of physical therapy science},
  year={2014}
}
[Purpose] Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) pain is a symptom of TMJ disease. Low-level laser therapy (LLLT) is often used in the clinical treatment of TMJ pain. The aim of this study was to review the effective parameters of LLLT for TMJ pain. [Methods] This study was a systematic review in which electronic databases were searched for the period of January 2005 to January 2010. We selected reports of randomized controlled trials and calculated the effect size (ES) of the pain relief to evaluate… CONTINUE READING

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