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Laser Therapy (Photobiomodulation): An Integral Part of Wound Management

Author: Ron Riegel, DVM

This article explores the benefits and best practices of integrating laser (photobiomodulation) therapy into wound management protocols. The author provides dosing and treatment frequency recommendations, and highlights 2 equine case studies.

Published: Veterinary Practice News. November 2017. Vol 29, No 11, Pg 50

About the author(s)

Ron Riegel, DVM

Dr. Riegel has worked with therapeutic lasers since 1979. His background in laser technology encompasses human, companion animal, and equine disciplines. He has spent the last two decades lecturing nationally and internationally to human and veterinary healthcare professionals and is cofounder of the American Institute for Medical Laser Applications (AIMLA). Dr. Riegel has been a member of the American Society for Lasers in Medicine and Surgery since 2011, serves on the leadership of The Optical Society Photobiomodulation Technical group, and is a member of the North American Association of Photobiomodulation Therapy (NAALT), the World Association of Light Therapy, and the American Academy of Thermology.

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