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Chronic Lumbago Due to Osteoarthritis Treated by Low Level Laser Therapy.
This study presents the use of laser therapy in the treatment of lower back pain caused by osteoarthritis in 45 patients who received 8 treatment sessions. Researchers objectively analyzed the evolution of pain and the improvement of general condition of patients including changes in the mobility of the lumbar spine.
Results suggests that low-power laser is effective in treating chronic lower back pain produce by osteoarthritis. The results of pain relief were significant, avoiding sick leave and taking painkillers and anti-inflammatory drugs in the case of most patients.