The effectiveness of therapeutic class IV (10W) laser treatment for epicondylitis
Fifteen patients with documented chronic tendinosis of the elbow were randomized into sham or laser therapy treatment. Multiple pain measures, handgrip strength and functional impairment all improved with respect to sham treatment. Statistical significance was maintained to one-year follow-up.
Published: Lasers in Surgery and Medicine. 2013; 45(5): 311-317. doi: 10.1002/lsm.22140
Keywords: epicondylalgia; photobiomodulation; tendinopathy; tendinosis; tenosynovitis