Feeling the pain

Dr Roberta Chow is a Sydney GP with a special interest that has alienated her from the mainstream profession. Focusing solely on pain medicine, she specialises in a controversial treatment known as low-level laser therapy. She explains to 6minutes why she does it.

How long have you been involved in LLLT?

For the past 15 years I have practiced only in pain medicine in general practice. I used the whole spectrum including injection techniques and drugs, but laser therapy is the primary modality.

What are your qualifications?

I have a PhD in