In Vitro and In Vivo Effects of Light Therapy on Cartilage Regeneration for Knee Osteoarthritis: A Systematic Review
OBJECTIVE: To analyze the effects of light therapy (LT) on cartilage repair for knee osteoarthritis (OA) treatment.
DESIGN: The PubMed, Embase, Scopus, and Web of Science databases were searched up to August 31, 2020 to identify
CONCLUSION: The included studies presented different strategies and LT parameters. LT resulted in positive effects on cartilage repair and may be an adequate therapy for OA treatment.
Oliveira S, Andrade R, Hinckel BB, Silva F, Espregueira-Mendes J, Carvalho Ó, Leal A. In Vitro and In Vivo Effects of Light Therapy on Cartilage Regeneration for Knee Osteoarthritis: A Systematic Review. Cartilage. 2021 Apr 15:19476035211007902. doi: 10.1177/19476035211007902. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33855869.