Could Growing Evidence Supporting the Effectiveness of Laser Phototherapy Improve Reimbursement?

Despite the benefits light therapy provides physical therapy patients, this modality is often riddled with reimbursement challenges. As evidence grows supporting the effectiveness of laser phototherapy, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, College of Health Sciences Dean Chukuka Enwemeka , PhD, FACSM shares his optimism regarding light therapy reimbursement in the second part of a two-part podcast.

Dr. Enwemeka and his colleagues used statistical meta-analysis to review all the studies currently available on laser phototherapy. The meta-analysis found laser phototherapy to be a highly effective form of treatment for tissue repair. Laser phototherapy has also been found to be effective in treating chronic ulcers that did not respond to other forms of treatment.  Tune in now to learn more.

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