Photobiomodulation, which uses non-thermal and non-ionizing light in the visible and infrared spectrum, has been proposed as a potential strategy for improving the symptoms of patients with Parkinson's disease (PD) [
], but this has not been tested in a randomized controlled trial (RCT). We thus sought to assess whether photobiomodulation can ameliorate the cardinal motor symptoms of PD using an RCT design.
- Johnstone D.M.
- Moro C.
- Stone J.
- Benabid A.L.
- Mitrofanis J.
Turning on lights to stop neurodegeneration: the potential of near infrared light therapy in Alzheimer's and Parkinson's Disease.
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Published online: February 20, 2019
Accepted: February 14, 2019
Received: February 12, 2019
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