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Laser Focus

What to know about adding photobiomodulation therapy to your practice.

Published: De Taboada LH, Frydrych WS. Laser focus: What to know about adding photobiomodulation therapy to your practice. Chiropractic Economics. October 2015; 61(17): 15.
Author(s): Luis H. De Taboada, MSEE, and Wendy S. Frydrych, PhD

Intrepid Center Enlists Laser Therapy

The National Intrepid Center of Excellence (NICoE) discusses innovative interventions that are allowing servicemembers to return to duty.  In this article the authors discuss the unique patient population and therapeutic programs at the NICoE and the role laser therapy has played as an adjunct in returning servicemembers to function.
Published:  Kodosky P, Pape M. Intrepid Center [...]

Published: Kodosky P, Pape M. Intrepid Center enlists laser therapy: Innovative interventions return injured servicemembers to prior levels of function. ADVANCE for Physical Therapy & Rehab Medicine. November 2015; 25(14): 14.
Author(s): Paula Kodosky, DPT, Lisa Smith, DPT, and Marcy Pape, MPT

A Flash in the Pan?

Dr. Contino, laser therapy user since 2008, explains why laser therapy has remained a mainstay in his clinic for over 7 years.  In this article he discusses the consistent results that laser therapy delivers, the ability to return patients to activity faster, and his ability to elevate his standard of care.
Published:  Contino M. A flash [...]

Published: Contino M. A flash in the pan? Evaluating the consistency of laser therapy in patient outcomes. ADVANCE for Physical Therapy & Rehab Medicine. April 2015; 26(5): 18.
Author(s): Matt Contino, DPT

‘Wins’ in outcomes: Athletes at Duke University see competitive advantage with laser therapy

The Athletic Training staff at Duke University discusses their use of therapy lasers in the athletic training room for over 9 years.  Topics covered are the evolution of therapeutic laser devices, elevating the standard of care, the role therapy lasers currently plan in their program, and their goals for expanded use of deep tissue laser [...]

Published: ADVANCE for Physical Therapy & Rehab Medicine. February 2015; 26(3); 16.
Author(s): Kerry Mullenix, PT, SCS, LAT, ATC, Robert 'Hap' Zarzour, MA, LAT, ATC, and Jose Fonseca, MS, LAT, ATC

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

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