This Case Series describes a pilot study designed to evaluate a novel non- pharmacologic approach to treating long-standing (N1 year) opioid dependency. The therapy involved the use of a high intensity cold laser device to treat three patients who had become addicted to prescription opioid-containing analgesic medication for treating chronic (residual) pain after a major operation.
A novel treatment for chronic opioid use after surgery.Gary Bellinger2020-08-18T16:56:18-05:00
High-intensity cold laser treatments reduced chronic OA-related pain in former NFL football players by ~67% at rest and with activity and the beneficial effect typically persisted for 1 week or longer after 1-3 treatments in the majority of these chronic pain patients.
Effect of HILT on former athletesGary Bellinger2020-08-18T17:06:14-05:00