Low level laser treatment of tendinopathy: a systematic review with meta-analysis.

@article{Tumilty2010LowLL,
  title={Low level laser treatment of tendinopathy: a systematic review with meta-analysis.},
  author={Steve Tumilty and Joanne Munn and Suzanne McDonough and Deirdre A. Hurley and Jeffrey R. Basford and G. David Baxter},
  journal={Photomedicine and laser surgery},
  year={2010},
  volume={28 1},
  pages={
          3-16
        }
}
OBJECTIVES To assess the clinical effectiveness of Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT) in the treatment of tendinopathy. Secondary objectives were to determine the relevance of irradiation parameters to outcomes, and the validity of current dosage recommendations for the treatment of tendinopathy. BACKGROUND LLLT is proposed as a possible treatment for tendon injuries. However, the clinical effectiveness of this modality remains controversial, with limited agreement on the most efficacious dosage… Expand
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