Efficacy of Low Power Laser Therapy and Exercise on Pain and Functions in Chronic Low Back Pain
Original Article Details
Lasers in Surgery and Medicine (2003)
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Background and Objectives:
The aim of this study was to determine whether low power laser therapy (Gallium– Arsenide) is useful or not for the therapy of chronic low back pain (LBP).
Study Design/Materials and Methods:
This study included 75 patients (laser þ exercise—25, laser alone— 25, and exercise alone—25) with LBP. Visual
Significant improvements were noted in all groups with respect to all outcome parameters, except lateral flexion (P < 0.05).
Low power laser therapy seemed to be an effective method