Journal of coMra-Therapy

Knee arthrosis with oedema in a 64-year-old male

Garrett Murrin, Arzhan Surazakov
{ Published: May 01, 2014 | Last update : November 25, 2017 }

  • CASE REPORT
  • TRAUMATOLOGY
  • KNEE OSTEOARTHRITIS


A 64-year-old male experienced strong pain, stiffness and swelling of his left knee. He was diagnosed with arthrosis with oedema, and MRI scans revealed degenerative substance loss in the pars intermedia of the medial meniscus and large cartilage injury Grade III-IV.
The male started coMra-Therapy treatments with the 980 nm Delta Laser on April 27, 2012 according to the Traumatology 10 and Universal 3 treatments (coMra-Therapy User Guide), daily for four months without taking breaks. On June 10th he switched from the 980 nm to the 905 nm Delta Laser. During the course of this study the male filled out Western Ontario and McMaster Universities Arthritis Index (WOMAC) self-assessment questionnaires.

After the first month of coMra-Therapy there was no improvement. The WOMAC score remained at 45-47 (0 - worst possible, 100 - best possible) and there was severe pain during this period: the most severe level was between 5 and 7 (on a scale of 0-10). After the fifth week of treatment the pain started to decrease gradually and after three months of treatments most of the pain was gone. The WOMAC score improved to 82, but the male continued treatments with breaks, in the hope of a full knee recovery. After six months of coMra-Therapy his WOMAC score improved to 89-91 and remained at this level. In December 2013, one and a half years after the onset of symptoms he treats himself only now and then when there is a minor relapse.

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  • CASE REPORT
  • TRAUMATOLOGY
  • KNEE OSTEOARTHRITIS