A recent study shows that high intensity laser therapy may help to lessen the pain among elder women with fibromyalgia. This study is published in the journal, Rheumatology International.
Clinical trials suggest that low-level laser therapy (LLLT) can help to ease the muscle pain and stiffness brought by fibromyalgia. This is regardless of whether the therapy is combined with medication or not. It is very common for Doctors to use LLLT in treating wounds and chronic pain. However, follow up studies have failed to show if LLLT can indeed help to ease muscle pain. Newer studies have shown that high intensity therapy (HILT) may do a much better job in alleviating pain. This is especially applicable in muscle pain, which is a common symptom of fibromyalgia.