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Experimental use of a laser as one of the methods of physiotherapeutical treatment in lumbosacral rachialgia
Author(s): Jerzy Jagielski
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Paper Abstract

The author presents the initial comparative investigations on treatment with laser beam, diadynamic current, and combined operation of diadynamic currents and classic massage. The investigations were performed in three groups on 78 patients. The obtained results indicate great therapeutic effectiveness of laser biostimulation, better than in other treatments and a larger scope of indications for treatment with that method. According to the modified Laitinen's scale the obtained improvement was from the range of two points, corresponding to strong pain, to 0.3 points, almost complete regression of the pain.

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Date Published: 1 March 1995
PDF: 3 pages
Proc. SPIE 2203, Laser Technology IV: Applications in Medicine, (1 March 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.203334
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Jerzy Jagielski, Univ. of Szczecin (Poland)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2203:
Laser Technology IV: Applications in Medicine
Wieslaw L. Wolinski; Tadeusz Kecik, Editor(s)

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