Chukuka S. Enwemeka, P.T., Ph.D., FACSM, G. Kesava Reddy, Ph.D.,
Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS 66160-7601, USA
The Journal of Laser Therapy. Vol. 12. Globe Association of Laser Therapy. 2000
Connective cells injuries, such as ligament rupture as well as ligamentous pressures, are common. Unlike most soft tissues that call for 7-10 days to recover, key recovery of tendons and also other dense connective tissues take as much as 6 – 8 weeks throughout which they are undoubtedly safeguarded in immobilization casts to avoid re-injury. Such extended periods of immobilization impair practical rehab and predispose a multitude of issues that might be minimized if healing is sped up and the period of cast immobilization lowered. In different studies, we evaluated the hypothesis that very early function, ultrasound, 632.8 nm He-Ne laser, as well as 904 nm Ga-As laser, when utilized alone or in mix, advertise healing of experimentally cut and repaired rabbit Achilles tendons as shown by biochemical, biomechanical, and also morphological indices of recovery. Our results demonstrate that: (1) appropriate doses of each method, i.e., early practical activities, ultrasound, He-Ne and Ga-As laser treatment increase collagen synthesis, modulate maturation of recently manufactured collagen, and also overall, improve the biomechanical characteristics of the fixed ligaments. When compared to practical activities alone, (2) Combinations of either of the 2 lasers with very early feature and either ultrasound or electric excitement better advertise collagen synthesis. Nevertheless, the biomechanical effects measured in tendons receiving the multi-therapy were similar, i.e., not far better than the earlier solitary method trials. Cells repair processes in people might differ from that of rabbits, these findings recommend that human instances of connective tissue injuries, e.g., Achilles tendon tear, might profit from appropriate dosages of He-Ne laser, Ga-As laser, as well as other healing methods, when used alone or in combination. Our current metaanalysis of the laser treatment literary works additionally substantiate these searchings for.
World Association of Laser Therapy., and also 904 nm Ga-As laser, when used alone or in mix, promote recovery of experimentally severed as well as fixed rabbit Achilles tendons as confirmed by biochemical, biomechanical, and morphological indices of recovery. Our outcomes show that: (1) suitable doses of each method, i.e., very early functional tasks, ultrasound, He-Ne and Ga-As laser treatment boost collagen synthesis, modulate maturation of recently synthesized collagen, and also overall, improve the biomechanical qualities of the repaired tendons.