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Abstract Objectives: Low-level laser therapy (LLLT) is not recommended in major knee osteoarthritis (KOA) treatment guidelines. We investigated whether a LLLT dose-response relationship exists in KOA. Design: Systematic review and meta-analysis. Data sources: Eligible articles were identified through PubMed, Embase, Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature, Physiotherapy Evidence Database, and Cochrane Central Register


Dr. Scott Sigman, MD, the original opioid-sparing orthopedic surgeon, shares his thoughts on the opioid epidemic, and orthopedic strategies to reduce the use of opioids, in a series of podcasts recently: Listen Now In a slightly “safer for work” version, read on for Dr. Sigman’s thoughts on the opioid crisis, its impact on orthopedic surgeons, and how he’s