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LLLT as a tool to enhance other treatments in therapeutic exercise

The effects of the LLLT which are significant for physiotherapy, and makes this tool useful to enhance other treatments as therapeutic exercise, are:

  • Reduction of inflammation: It can occur within hours to days. [1]
  • Pain relief : for example pain associated with TMD [2], pain in tendinopathies [3] or neuropathic pain[4]
  • Accelerated tissue regeneration: LLLT stimulates cell proliferation of fibroblasts [5], keratinocytes [6], endothelial cells [7] and lymphocytes. [8] [9]
  • Reduction of volum and pain in lymphedema[10] [11]

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