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Laser doppler flowmetry helps assess neck/shoulder pain symptoms
 

Laser doppler flowmetry helps assess neck/shoulder pain symptoms

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Office workers who have sedentary lifestyles may show lower values of pulsatile blood flow values and longer neck/shoulder pain duration, a new study reports. Additionally, ischaemia shoulder pain is associated with faulty microcirculation in the neck/shoulder region.
 
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21 Jan 2017 - General
 
Laser doppler to diagnose neck pain, I'd use it as last resort.Especially for patients that do not find relief with muscle relaxants, pain relievers and or even a nice massage to ease up the tense muscles-- I wouldn't recommend it though as a routine exam especially for patients who does not have the financial resource. I wouldn't recommend using it just to diagnose a musculoskeletal strain, that you could outright elicit with just your history and PE. But if symptoms are not relieve...
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