Light as a Potential Treatment for Pandemic Coronavirus Infections: A Perspective

-The ongoing battle against the COVID-19 pandemic has prompted a reevaluation of potential clinical tools to mitigate its impact. Amidst this pursuit, a groundbreaking paper highlights the immense potential of phototherapy in reducing the severity of coronavirus diseases. Drawing from historical success during the 1918 influenza pandemic and recent scientific evidence, this article explores the key points presented in the research, shedding light on the promising role of light in combating COVID-19.

Low-Lever Laser Therapy for Treating Low Back Pain: 12-Month Follow-Up

-Chronic low back pain (LBP) remains a pervasive and costly global health issue, affecting an estimated 632 million individuals worldwide and generating societal costs exceeding $100 billion annually in the United States alone. In the quest for effective and safe treatments, low-level laser therapy (LLLT) has emerged as a promising option, offering relief without the potential risks associated with conventional medications like opioids and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). This article explores a recent study that not only secured market clearance for LLLT in treating chronic low back pain but also reevaluated its safety and efficacy 12 months post-treatment.