J Bjordal

Summary

Affiliation: Bergen University College
Country: Norway

Publications

  1. pmc Short-term efficacy of physical interventions in osteoarthritic knee pain. A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised placebo-controlled trials
    Jan M Bjordal
    Faculty of Health and Social Sciences, Institute of Physiotherapy, Bergen University College, Moellendalsvn, Bergen Norway
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 8:51. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) can reduce postoperative analgesic consumption. A meta-analysis with assessment of optimal treatment parameters for postoperative pain
    Jan Magnus Bjordal
    Section of Physiotherapy Science, University of Bergen, Bergen 5009, Norway
    Eur J Pain 7:181-8. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Can Cochrane Reviews in controversial areas be biased? A sensitivity analysis based on the protocol of a Systematic Cochrane Review on low-level laser therapy in osteoarthritis
    Jan Magnus Bjordal
    Section of Physiotherapy Science, University of Bergen, Institute of Physiotherapy, Bergen, Norway
    Photomed Laser Surg 23:453-8. 2005
  4. pmc NSAIDs in osteoarthritis: irreplaceable or troublesome guidelines?
    J Bjordal
    Institute of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Bergen 5018, Norway
    Br J Sports Med 40:285-6; discussion 286. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Short-term efficacy of pharmacotherapeutic interventions in osteoarthritic knee pain: A meta-analysis of randomised placebo-controlled trials
    Jan Magnus Bjordal
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, 5018 Bergen, Norway
    Eur J Pain 11:125-38. 2007
  6. pmc The effect of low-level laser irradiation (In-Ga-Al-AsP - 660 nm) on melanoma in vitro and in vivo
    Lucio Frigo
    Laboratory of Pharmacology and Phototherapy of Inflammation, Department of Pharmacology, Institute of Biomedical Sciences, University of São Paulo São Paulo 05508 900 SP Brasil
    BMC Cancer 9:404. 2009
  7. pmc A systematic review with procedural assessments and meta-analysis of low level laser therapy in lateral elbow tendinopathy (tennis elbow)
    Jan M Bjordal
    Institute of Physiotherapy, Faculty of Health and Social Sciences, Bergen University College, Moellendalsvn, 6, 5009 Bergen, Norway
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 9:75. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Low-level laser therapy in acute pain: a systematic review of possible mechanisms of action and clinical effects in randomized placebo-controlled trials
    Jan Magnus Bjordal
    Section of Physiotherapy Science, University of Bergen, Bergen University College, Norway
    Photomed Laser Surg 24:158-68. 2006
  9. doi request reprint A systematic review with meta-analysis of the effect of low-level laser therapy (LLLT) in cancer therapy-induced oral mucositis
    Jan Magnus Bjordal
    Centre for Evidence Based Practice, Bergen University College HiB, Moellendalsvn 6, 5009, Bergen, Norway
    Support Care Cancer 19:1069-77. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint A systematic review of low level laser therapy with location-specific doses for pain from chronic joint disorders
    Jan M Bjordal
    Section of Physiotherapy Science, University of Bergen, Bergen, 5020, Norway
    Aust J Physiother 49:107-16. 2003

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. pmc Short-term efficacy of physical interventions in osteoarthritic knee pain. A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised placebo-controlled trials
    Jan M Bjordal
    Faculty of Health and Social Sciences, Institute of Physiotherapy, Bergen University College, Moellendalsvn, Bergen Norway
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 8:51. 2007
    ..Treatment efficacy of physical agents in osteoarthritis of the knee (OAK) pain has been largely unknown, and this systematic review was aimed at assessing their short-term efficacies for pain relief...
  2. ncbi request reprint Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) can reduce postoperative analgesic consumption. A meta-analysis with assessment of optimal treatment parameters for postoperative pain
    Jan Magnus Bjordal
    Section of Physiotherapy Science, University of Bergen, Bergen 5009, Norway
    Eur J Pain 7:181-8. 2003
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  3. ncbi request reprint Can Cochrane Reviews in controversial areas be biased? A sensitivity analysis based on the protocol of a Systematic Cochrane Review on low-level laser therapy in osteoarthritis
    Jan Magnus Bjordal
    Section of Physiotherapy Science, University of Bergen, Institute of Physiotherapy, Bergen, Norway
    Photomed Laser Surg 23:453-8. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to test if a conclusion in a systematic review of low-level laser therapy (LLLT) for osteoarthritis from the Cochrane Library was valid and robust...
  4. pmc NSAIDs in osteoarthritis: irreplaceable or troublesome guidelines?
    J Bjordal
    Institute of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Bergen 5018, Norway
    Br J Sports Med 40:285-6; discussion 286. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Short-term efficacy of pharmacotherapeutic interventions in osteoarthritic knee pain: A meta-analysis of randomised placebo-controlled trials
    Jan Magnus Bjordal
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, 5018 Bergen, Norway
    Eur J Pain 11:125-38. 2007
    ..Pain is the most debilitating symptom in osteoarthritis of the knee (OAK)...
  6. pmc The effect of low-level laser irradiation (In-Ga-Al-AsP - 660 nm) on melanoma in vitro and in vivo
    Lucio Frigo
    Laboratory of Pharmacology and Phototherapy of Inflammation, Department of Pharmacology, Institute of Biomedical Sciences, University of São Paulo São Paulo 05508 900 SP Brasil
    BMC Cancer 9:404. 2009
    ..The aim of the present study is to analyze the behavior of melanoma cells (B16F10) in vitro and the in vivo development of melanoma in mice after laser irradiation...
  7. pmc A systematic review with procedural assessments and meta-analysis of low level laser therapy in lateral elbow tendinopathy (tennis elbow)
    Jan M Bjordal
    Institute of Physiotherapy, Faculty of Health and Social Sciences, Bergen University College, Moellendalsvn, 6, 5009 Bergen, Norway
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 9:75. 2008
    ..Recent reviews have indicated that low level level laser therapy (LLLT) is ineffective in lateral elbow tendinopathy (LET) without assessing validity of treatment procedures and doses or the influence of prior steroid injections...
  8. ncbi request reprint Low-level laser therapy in acute pain: a systematic review of possible mechanisms of action and clinical effects in randomized placebo-controlled trials
    Jan Magnus Bjordal
    Section of Physiotherapy Science, University of Bergen, Bergen University College, Norway
    Photomed Laser Surg 24:158-68. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to review the biological and clinical short-term effects of photoradiation in acute pain from soft-tissue injury...
  9. doi request reprint A systematic review with meta-analysis of the effect of low-level laser therapy (LLLT) in cancer therapy-induced oral mucositis
    Jan Magnus Bjordal
    Centre for Evidence Based Practice, Bergen University College HiB, Moellendalsvn 6, 5009, Bergen, Norway
    Support Care Cancer 19:1069-77. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study is to review the effects of low-level laser therapy (LLLT) in the prevention and treatment of cancer therapy-induced oral mucositis (OM)...
  10. ncbi request reprint A systematic review of low level laser therapy with location-specific doses for pain from chronic joint disorders
    Jan M Bjordal
    Section of Physiotherapy Science, University of Bergen, Bergen, 5020, Norway
    Aust J Physiother 49:107-16. 2003
    ....
  11. pmc Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, including cyclo-oxygenase-2 inhibitors, in osteoarthritic knee pain: meta-analysis of randomised placebo controlled trials
    Jan Magnus Bjordal
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, 5018 Bergen, Norway
    BMJ 329:1317. 2004
    ..To estimate the analgesic efficacy of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), including selective cyclo-oxygenase-2 inhibitors (coxibs), in patients with osteoarthritis of the knee...
  12. doi request reprint Increased palpation tenderness and muscle strength deficit in the prediction of tendon hypertrophy in symptomatic unilateral shoulder tendinopathy: an ultrasonographic study
    Jon Joensen
    Department of Physiotherapy, Faculty of Health and Social Science, Bergen University College, Norway
    Physiotherapy 95:83-93. 2009
    ..In asymptomatic, normal tendons, the difference in tendon thickness between sides is less than 15%. In this study, three tests were used to examine differences between symptomatic and asymptomatic shoulders...
  13. ncbi request reprint Is quality control of Cochrane reviews in controversial areas sufficient?
    Jan Magnus Bjordal
    Section of Physiotherapy Science, University of Bergen and Institute of Physiotherapy, Bergen University College, Bergen, Norway
    J Altern Complement Med 12:181-3. 2006
    ..With this perspective in mind we decided to test the validity and sensitivity of negative conclusions in a systematic review of low-level laser therapy (LLLT) for osteoarthritis (OA) from the Cochrane Library was valid and robust...
  14. doi request reprint Effect of low-level laser therapy (GaAs 904 nm) in skeletal muscle fatigue and biochemical markers of muscle damage in rats
    Ernesto Cesar Pinto Leal Junior
    Section for Physiotherapy Science, Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen UiB, Kalfarveien 31, 5020 Bergen, Norway
    Eur J Appl Physiol 108:1083-8. 2010
    ..We conclude that pre-exercise irradiation with a laser dose of 1.0 J and 904 nm wavelength significantly delays muscle fatigue and decreases post-exercise blood lactate and CK in this rat model...
  15. ncbi request reprint Steroid receptor antagonist mifepristone inhibits the anti-inflammatory effects of photoradiation
    Rodrigo Alvaro Brandao Lopes-Martins
    Laboratory of Pharmacology and Phototherapy, Department of Pharmacology, Institute of Biomedical Sciences, University of Sao Paulo, Cidade Universitária Armando de Salles Oliveira, Brazil
    Photomed Laser Surg 24:197-201. 2006
    ..We designed an animal pleurisy study to assess if the anti-inflammatory effect of photoradiation could be affected by concomitant use of the cortisol antagonist mifepristone...
  16. ncbi request reprint Effect of low-level laser (Ga-Al-As 655 nm) on skeletal muscle fatigue induced by electrical stimulation in rats
    Rodrigo Alvaro B Lopes-Martins
    Department of Pharmacology, Laboratory of Biochemical Pharmacology of Free Radicals, Institute of Biomedical Sciences, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Appl Physiol 101:283-8. 2006
    ..5 J/cm2 LLLT group and the control group. We conclude that LLLT doses of 0.5 and 1.0 J/cm2 can prevent development of muscular fatigue in rats during repeated tetanic contractions...
  17. ncbi request reprint Spontaneous effects of low-level laser therapy (650 nm) in acute inflammatory mouse pleurisy induced by carrageenan
    Rodrigo Alvaro Brandao Lopes-Martins
    Research Group of Laser and Inflammation, Instituto de Pesquisa and Desenvolvimento, Universidade do Valedo Paraíba, Urbanova, Sao Jose dos Campos, SP, Brazil
    Photomed Laser Surg 23:377-81. 2005
    ..Our aim was to investigate the effect of low-level laser therapy (LLLT), 650-nm wavelength, on acute inflammatory pleurisy...