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Near-Infrared Photo Energy Therapy (Anodyne) could Reduce Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathic Pain

Palanghi F., DeBellis A., Gioffredi M., Gori R., Picciafouchi R., Martini N., Anichini R.

Diabetic Foot Study Group (DFSG) of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) (2009)

Study Summary

The 18 patients who qualified for this study were diagnosed with diabetes and chronic pain in the lower extremities. The patients received a mean of 24 treatments that included Anodyne and manual physical therapy.

Results 

88% of patients who received Anodyne treatments in the manner described in this study experienced significant pain relief, including:

  • 62% pain reduction when compared to pre-treatment values
  • 96% of patients were able to reduce or stop using medications for their lower extremity pain
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Improved Sensitivity in Patients with Peripheral Neuropathy Effects of Monochromatic Infrared Photo Energy

Salvatore L. DeLellis, DPM, Dale H. Carnegie, DPM, Thomas J. Burke, PhD
J Am Podiatr Med Assoc 95(2): 143-147, 2005

 

Study Summary

The 1047 patients who qualified for this study suffered from pain/discomforting foot sensations. 75% of patients were diagnosed with diabetes and the remainder were diagnosed with other conditions that may have been associated their symptoms.  The studied patients received treatments that included Anodyne and manual physical therapy interventions.

 

Results 

The patients receiving Anodyne, in the manner described in this study, include:

  • 88% relief from pain/discomforting foot sensations
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Improvement of Sensory Impairment in Patients with Peripheral Neuropathy

Joseph Prendergast, MD, Galdina Miranda, MA, Manuel Sanchez, MA 
24 ENDOCRINE PRACTICE Vol 10 No. 1 January/February 2004

 

Study Summary

The 27 patients who qualified for this study exhibited pain/discomforting foot sensations and abnormal sensory values using a Neurometer device.  21 patients were diagnosed with diabetes and 6 were diagnosed with other conditions that may have been associated with their symptoms.

Patients received 10 Anodyne treatments over 2 weeks in the medical office of an endocrinologist.

 

Results

96% of patients receiving Anodyne treatments obtained significant relief from their pain/discomforting foot sensations, including:

  • 61% reduction of impairment
  • 60% were tested as having normal sensory function after treatment compared to 0% prior to treatment
  • All patients who had previously failed to respond to conservative prescription medications for their symptoms (average of 7 years) improved after receiving treatment
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