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Adipose tissue as an active endocrine organ: recent advances Ruth E Gimeno and Lori D Klaman

Adipose tissue as an endocrine organ Sandra Galica, Jon S. Oakhilla, Gregory R. Steinberg

The endocrine function of adipose tissue: an update Tiziana Ronti, Graziana Lupattelli and Elmo Mannarino

Pain Management

Clinical Trial 1

Clinical Trial 2

Low Level Laser Therapy

Evaluation of Low-Level Laser Therapy at 635nm for the Treatment of Acute and Chronic Neck and Shoulder Pain:  A Placebo-Controlled, Randomized Study
Laser in Surgery Medicine 2014, Volume 46, Number S25, March 2014 Ryan Maloney, Steven Shanks
Phoenix, AZ; Erchonia Corporation, McKinney, TX

Low-Level Laser Therapy for the Treatment of Chronic Neck and Shoulder Pain
Funct Neurol Rehabil Ergon 2016;6(2):97-104
Gregory C. Roche; Daniel J. Murphy; Trevor S. Berry; Steven Shanks

A Randomized, Double-Blind, Sham-Controlled Study Evaluating the Effectiveness of a Low-level Laser Device for Treating Lower Back Pain
eMedical Research, Volume 2, Article ID: 100005
Trevor S. Berry, Paul J. Quarneri, Gregory Roche and Travis M. Sammons

Low-Level Laser Therapy for Treating Low Back Pain: 12-Month Follow-Up
Journal of Pain & Relief 2019, Volume 9, Issue 1
Trevor S. Berry, Paul J. Quarneri, Gregory Roche, and Travis M. Sammons

Efficacy of 635nm Red Low-Level Laser on Nociceptive Musculoskeletal Pain Compared to NSAIDS, Opioids, and Other Light Sources
Orthopedics and Rheumatology Open Access Journal ISSN: 2471-6804
Jacob Januskewski, Chris Bromley, Cesar A Lara, Kirk Gair, Brandon Brock, Leonid Polishuk, and Travis Sammons


Low-Level Laser-Assisted Liposuction: A 2004 Clinical Study of its Effectiveness for Enhancing Ease of Liposuction Procedures and and Facilitating the Recovery Process for Patients Undergoing Thigh, Hip, and Stomach Contouring
Robert F. Jackson, MD; Gregory Roche, DO; Kimberly J. Butterwick, MD; Douglas D. Dedo, MD; Kevin T. Slattery, MD

Low-Level Laser-Assisted Liposuction: the Neira 4 L Technique
Clinics in Plastic Surgery
Rodrigo Neira, MD*, Luiz Toledo, MD, Jose Arroyave, BSc, MSc, TEM, SEM, Efrain Solarte, Dr, Rer, Nat, MSc, Carolina Isaza, MO, MSc, Oscar Gutierrez, MD, MSc, William Criollo, BSc, MSc, Hugo Ramirez, VMD, MSc, Maria I. Gutierrez, MD, MSc, PhD, Clara L. Ortiz-Neira, MD

**This article shows lasers effect on fat cells.

World Congress on Liposuction

Dr. Neira Cosmetic Surgery 2001

Low Level Laser in Liposuction Results

Breast Augmentation

Low-Level Laser Therapy Effectiveness for Reducing Pain After Breast Augmentation American Journal of Cosmetic Surgery Vol. 26, No. 3, 2009
Robert F. Jackson, MD; Gregory Roche, DO; Todd Mangione, DO 

Body Contouring

A Double-Blind, Sham-Controlled Study Demonstrating the Effectiveness of Low-Level Laser Therapy Using a 532-nm Green Diode for Contouring the Waist, Hips, and Thighs Study Abstract
David P. Suarez, DO; Gregory C. Roche, MD, FACS; Robert F. Jackson, MD, FACS

Low-Level Laser Therapy as a Non-Invasive Approach for Body Contouring:  A Randomized, Controlled Study Lasers in Surgery Medicine 41: 799-809 (2009)
Robert F. Jackson, MD; Joug D. Dedo, MD; Greg C. Roche, MD; David I. Turok, and Ryan J. Maloney

The Use of Low Level Laser Therapy for Noninvasive Body Contouring  Aesthetic Medicine Art and Techniques
Robert F. Jackson, MD; Ryan J. Maloney

Noninvasive Body Contouring with Radiofrequency, Ultrasound, Cryolipolysis, and Low-Level Laser Therapy
Clinics in Plastic Surgery
R. Stephen Mulholland, MD, FRCS
Malcom P. Pau, MD

Body Contouring Using 635nm Low Level Laser Therapy
Mark S. nestor, MD, PhD, Jessica Newburger, CO, and Matthew B Zarraga, DO
Seminars in Cutaneous Medicine and Surgery

Low-Level Laser Therapy for Reducing the Hip, Waist, and Upper Abdomen Circumference of Individuals with Obesity
Photomedicine and Laser Surgery Volume 35, Number 3, 2017
Gregory C. Roche, DO, Steven Shanks, Robert F. Jackson, MD, and Laura Jane Holsey, DO


A Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Randomized Trial Evaluating the Ability of Low-Level Laser Therapy to Improve the Appearance of Cellulite
Robert F. Jackson, MD, Gregory C. Roche, DO, and Steven Shanks


Erchonia Laser Therapy in the Treatment of Onychomycosis
A Preliminary Report on an Ongoing Clinical Trial

Podiatry Review Vol 71:2
Robert Sullivan and Deirdre O’Flynn
Clinical Director of Midleton Foot Clinic, Midleton, Ireland
Deirdre O’Flynn, Senior Associate, Midleton Foot Clinic

Clearing Onychomycosis through Low-Level Laser Therapy
Podiatry Management, January 2017
Article by Jolynn Tumolo
~Article available on Podiatry Management online

A Retrospective Study of Non-thermal Laser Therapy for the Treatment of Toenail Onychomycosis
Journal of Clinical and Aesthetic Dermatolgy
May 2017
Kerry Zang, DPM; Robert Sullivan, BSc (Hons) Podiatry, MSc Pod Surgery, PgCAcup, FIChPA, MInstChP; Steven Shanks
~Article available on JCAD online


Plantar Fasciitis and Heel Pain

Innovative Laser May Offer Effective Treatment For Plantar Fasciitis
Podiatry Today
Issue Number:  Volume 27 – Issue 10 – October 2014
Danielle Chicano, Contributing Editor
~Article available on Podiatry Today online

Low-Level Laser Therapy for the Treatment of Chronic Plantar Fasciitis
A Prospective Study

Foot & Ankle International
Volume 24. Number 4. April 2014
James R. Jastifer, MD, Fernanda Catena, MD, Jesse F. Doty, MD, Faustin Stevens, MD, Michael J. Coughlin, MD

Veterinary Medicine

Equine Wound Healing:  Influence Low Low Level Laser Therapy on an Equine Metacarpal Wound Healing Model
Henry W. Jann, *, Kenneth Bartels, Jerry W. Ritchey, Mark Payton, and John M. Bennett

Low-Level Lasers:  Less is More
by Janet Gordon, DVM, CVCP

Veterinary Practice News December 2012

Laser Therapy Haled Equine Leg Wounds Faster in Oklahoma State Study
by Lou Anne Epperley, DVM

Veterinary Practice News December 2012