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Low-Level Laser Therapy For Chronic Pain


Low level laser therapy is also known as light therapy or photobiomodulation. There’s different forms of light therapy, but this form mainly refers to red-light therapy of a specific wavelength.

It sounds pretty esoteric, but actually it has been used by NASA to help plants grow in space and by farmers for breeding chicks and other livestock. But it has also been used therapeutically for humans, especially in the context of recovery from physical exercise.

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Interstitial Cystitis, Protocols

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction for Interstitial Cystitis

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) is a standardized meditation program that has been developed by Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center for patients suffering from chronic pain.

A recent study published in the International Urogynecological Journal found that MBSR could be a promising complimentary therapy for interstitial cystitis (IC) sufferers.

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