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Class IV Laser Resource Center

Find the articles and information you want about class IV lasers, along with related laser news and topics. Learn more about chiropractic laser therapy, the clinical findings regarding laser therapy for pain, and some of the outcomes for chiropractic patients.

Laser News

Clinical results of application of low level laser therapy in body contouring and spot fat reduction
This recent clinical study by Daniel J. Bourassa, DC, details the application of low level laser therapy in body contouring and spot fat reduction.

Laser therapy treatments on lateral elbow tendinopathy prove helpful in systematic review
The following abstract from a review first published in 2008 details the findings of low level laser therapy on the treatment of lateral elbow tendinopathy.

Low level laser therapy for acute neck pain with radiculopathy: a double-blind placebo-controlled randomized study
Low level laser therapy for acute neck pain proves useful in this recent study from the University of Belgrade. Read more about the observed effects here.

LLLT improves tendon healing through increase of MMP activity and collagen synthesis
Low level laser therapy proves helpful in improving Achilles tendon healing outcomes, as outlined in this recent study from Lasers in Medical Science.

Low level laser therapy decreases renal interstitial fibrosis
Low level laser therapy decreases renal interstitial fibrosis in this November 2012 study.

Short-term effects of high-intensity laser therapy versus ultrasound therapy in the treatment of low back pain: a randomized controlled trial
High-intensity laser therapy appears to be a promising therapeutic option for rehabilitation of low back pain when compared to ultrasound therapy.

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Laser Articles

LightForce class IV laser therapy shown effective for decreasing postherpetic neuralgia
A recent study indicates that LightForce class IV laser therapy is shown to be effective for removing pain. Read more about the findings here.

Effect of low level laser therapy on measures of oral mucositis and quality of life in head and neck cancer patients receiving chemoradiotherapy
Low level laser therapy appears to have positive effects on oral mucositis for patients with head and neck cancer in this case study from India.

Effect of frequent laser irradiation on orthodontic pain
Low level laser therapy may prove beneficial for reducing pain in patients with orthodontic pain. Read more in this recent study from South Korea.

Effects of class IV laser therapy on fibromyalgia impact and function in women with fibromyalgia
Class IV laser therapy may prove useful in improving pain and upper body range of motion in women with fibromyalgia, according to this study.

Laser in the treatment of hypertrophic burn scars
Read more about this study for laser treatment of hypertrophic burn scars and the overall satisfactory results.

Low level laser therapy in meniscal pathology
This double-blinded placebo-controlled trial explores low-level laser therapy potential for patients with meniscal tears who may want to avoid surgery.

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