Application of laser acupuncture in the treatment of periarthritis humeroscapularis

Branka Nikolic. spec. Sport’s med.
Zavod za zdravstvenu zastitu radnika ZTP-a “Beograd”, 11000 Beograd, Slobodana Penezica Dr. 23 Yugoslavia

The effect of low – intensity semi conducting laser was used as treatment methods for periarthritis humeroscapularis. The CC laser (Computer Controlled laser) was applied.

Laserotherapy has positive biological effects and anth – fllamatory, antioedema effects and analgesia. We treated 18 patients with periarthritis humeroscapularis, 14 were women patients.

The laser was locally applied at the AC ~ points Sj 14, Sj 15, Li 15, Li 10, Sj 5, Si 3, three times a week for the first week and twice a week for the second and the third week. After first treatment 12 of patients had pain – alleviating effect. After 6-7 treatments al had pain – alleviating effect and complete recovery of shoulder?s motor activity.

Low intensity therapy has its place for treatment of periarthritis humeroscapularis.