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Comparison of light penetration of continuous wave 810 nm and superpulsed 904 nm wavelength light in anesthetized rats

This study examines the 2012 publication by Joensen et al. Transmission through an anesthetized rat skin flap with a continuous wave 810 nm laser and a superpulsed 904 nm laser. The authors conclude that penetration through tissue of 810 nm wavelength light is greater than that of superpulsed 904 nm light. They suggest that the [...]

Published: Photomedicine and Laser Surgery. 2016; 34(9): 418-424. doi: 10.1089/pho.2016.4137
Author(s): Juanita J. Anders, PhD, and Xingjia Wu, BS

‘This is different’ –Powerful laser therapy is a game-changer for LSU Tigers

LSU athletic trainers discuss the impact of Class IV laser therapy as a powerful healing modality for their players.  This article outlines the advantages of the higher powered devices, on-contact delivery techniques, and the importance of educational support for successful implementation.
Published:  ADVANCE for Physical Therapy & Rehab Medicine. September 2015; 26(11): 20. www.advanceweb.com/pt

Published: ADVANCE for Physical Therapy & Rehab Medicine. September 2015; 26(11): 20. www.advanceweb.com/pt
Author(s): Jack Marucci, MA, ATC, LAT, and Andy Barker, MS, ATC, LAT

Movement in the right direction

Gray Cook, MSPT, OCS, CSCS, RKC discusses how to use deep tissue laser therapy to get clinical results.  In this article learn about how to use laser therapy as a precision tool, and how to maximize results using the 3 R’s – Reset, Reinforce, Reload.
Click Here to Listen to a Podcast Where Gray Further Discusses [...]

Published: ADVANCE for Physical Therapy & Rehab Medicine. June 2015. 16(8): 14. www.advanceweb.com/pt
Author(s): Gray Cook, MSPT, OCS, CSCS, RKC

Shining examples: Three case studies shed light on the widespread benefits of laser therapy

Dr. Burnely discusses three case studies that highlight the benefits of laser therapy, as well as general treatment considerations and adjunct uses for deep tissue laser therapy.  In this article he specifically highlights the use of laser therapy for a a soccer player’s high ankle sprain, a 68-year-old patient with severe shingles, and a patient [...]

Published: Chiro Economics. July 13, 2015. 61(11): 17. www.chiroeco.com
Author(s): Cary Burnley, DC

A modality with momentum: Laser therapy brings power to the Major League Baseball lineup

Read about why modality skeptic, Steve Smith, PT, DPT, SCS, CSCS, decided to adopt deep tissue laser therapy into the Dodgers athletic training room and how the modality has become a key treatment component.  Steve discusses the impact laser therapy has on player recovery times and his approach to evidence-based medicine.
Published:  Advance for Physical Therapy [...]

Published: Advance for Physical Therapy & Rehab Medicine. June 2014; 25(11): 21. www.advanceweb.com/pt
Author(s): Steve Smith, PT, DPT, SCS, CSCS

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