Studies

Studies

Select category

How Do You Manage Muscle Inflammation? Looking at how NSAIDS, Ice, and Laser Stack Up

See how NSAIDS, ice, and laser therapy stack up for reducing inflammation, and why it may be time to put R.I.C.E to rest.

Published: Advance. 2018.
Author(s): Mark Callanen, PT, DPT, OCS

Muscular Preconditioning Using Phototherapy Improves the Physical Work Capacity of the Quadriceps when Applied between Repeated Bouts of Resistance Exercise

Triple-blind, placebo-controlled, cross-over study suggests photobiomodulation therapy may be a beneficial and safe ergogenic aid.

Published: Journal of Athletic Enhancement, February 2019;7(6), doi: 10.4172/2324-9080.1000310
Author(s): Borsa PA, Dale RB, Levine D, Crow JA

Effectiveness of high-intensity laser therapy in the treatment of musculoskeletal disorders: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

This review found high-intensity laser therapy (HILT) more effective for treating neck and back pain than placebo.

Published: Medicine, December 2018;97(51):e13126
Author(s): Song, Hyun Jin, MPharm, PhDa; Seo, Hyun-Ju, MPH, PhDb; Lee, Youngjin, PhDc; Kim, Sung Kyu, MDd

Laser Assisted Wound Healing for 4-Month-Old Foal

Signalment: 4-month-old, Quarter/Appaloosa cross, gelding, “Magnum”
Diagnostics and Exam Findings: Foal was found with a deep laceration on the medial aspect of the forearm of the right front leg approximately 300 cm² on August 9, 2018.
Laser Treatment: Wound was treated with the large off-contact treatment head with a dosage of 9 J/cm² totaling 2,730 joules administered at 6.5 [...]

Author(s): Jon Seiler, DVM

Greenside Veterinary Practice, Hind-Limb Lameness, Canine

Scout, a 4-year-old, crossbreed dog, presented to see Dr. Andrew Armitage at Greenside Veterinary Practice with intermittent lameness after exercise. After being diagnosed with a combination of conditions, including spondylosis, osteoarthritis, and bilateral tendinopathies, a multimodal treatment approach involving both regenerative medicine and rehabilitative techniques was used with demonstrated improvement.
 

Author(s): Aimee Mathers, RVN

July 2020
Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
 12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031EC