Low-level light/laser therapy versus photobiomodulation therapy


One article on PainSci cites Anders 2015: Cold Laser Therapy Reviewed

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Short editorial arguing that “photobiomodulation therapy [as opposed to several other names, like low-level laser therapy] is an accurate and specific term for this effective and important application of light.” The authors clearly are True Believers in photobiomodulation therapy, and I wouldn’t trust their judgement on its efficacy, but I think their argument about naming is just fine as far as it goes.

~ Paul Ingraham

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