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Study of LED Phototherapy for Musculoligamentous Lesions

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
Hermano Miguel Foundation Identifier:
First received: September 29, 2006
Last updated: December 5, 2008
Last verified: December 2008

The purpose of this study is to determine whether LED phototherapy using combined red and near infrared light (approved: Ministry of Health of Russian Federation No. 29/06070997/1080-00, EUROCAT Certificate No. CP033321-IV) is effective in the treatment of musculoligamentous lesions in physiotherapy practice

Condition Intervention
Sprains and Strains
Muscle Spasm
Device: Red and near infrared LED phototherapy device

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single Blind
Primary Purpose: Treatment

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Further study details as provided by Hermano Miguel Foundation:


Ages Eligible for Study:   16 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Clinical diagnosis of acute or chronic musculoligamentous lesion
  • Must be able to understand instructions and fill in auto administered questionnaires
  • Informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Use of oral corticosteroids or corticosteroid injections
  • Systemic diseases
  • General contraindications for phototherapy
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00382941

CAID, Hermano Miguel Foundation
Quito, Pichincha, Ecuador
Health Service, UDV Quito Centro Occidente, National Police of Ecuador
Quito, Pichincha, Ecuador
Rehabilitation Department, A.B.E.I. Foundation
Quito, Pichincha, Ecuador
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hermano Miguel Foundation
Principal Investigator: Sergiy Voznesenskyy, PhD, BPT Hermano Miguel Foundation
  More Information

No publications provided Identifier: NCT00382941     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: FT-01-05-05
Study First Received: September 29, 2006
Last Updated: December 5, 2008
Health Authority: Ecuador: Public Health Ministry

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Sprains and Strains
Muscular Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Neurologic Manifestations
Neuromuscular Manifestations
Signs and Symptoms
Tendon Injuries
Wounds and Injuries processed this record on November 20, 2014