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Therapeutic Photobiomodulation: A Necessary Component of a Veterinary Pain Management Strategy

The primary role of the veterinarian is to control pain and suffering and the range of tools and methods to accomplish this is ever-increasing. Therapeutic photobiomodulation, such as provided by therapy lasers, has become an important element in a multimodal approach to pain management. The analgesic effects achieved with the administration of therapeutic photobiomodulation are well documented in the literature. The first of the peer-reviewed papers appeared in 1991 with the bulk of the...

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Clinical Applications of Therapeutic Laser in Everyday Practice

The addition of a therapeutic laser to the practice armamentarium provides an extremely effective and versatile modality benefiting the vast majority of patients that walk through your door on a daily basis. Understanding and expanding the potential clinical applications within the practice is the key to providing the highest standard of care for your patients. Advanced engineering has allowed therapeutic lasers to accomplish relief of pain, a reduction of inflammation, and an increase in...

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Why Laser Therapy

Benefits Proven Clinical studies and real-world use over several decades have proven that laser therapy alleviates pain and inflammation, reduces swelling, stimulates nerve regeneration and cells involved in tissue repair. Why Choose Laser Therapy? Improved patient outcomes →  Deep, soothing laser therapy provides a drug-free option for enhanced patient care. →  Effective relief of pain, inflammation, and swelling →  Extremely well tolerated by...

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Class IV Laser Therapy: The Hot Technology of 2011

Veterinary medicine is buzzing about the success of Class IV therapy lasers. Over 3,000 practices report clinical and economic success with a technology that was unheard of five years ago.   Laser therapy uses electromagnetic energy interacting chemically and biologically with tissue to produce “photo-bio-stimulation” or “photo-bio-modulation”.   Light interaction with tissue is not a novel concept: electromagnetic energy stimulates photosynthesis, and induces...

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Laser Therapy – an International Multi-Center Case Series

Introduction Over the last 5 years, there has been a dramatic increase in the use of laser as a therapeutic modality in small animal veterinary clinics.  The popularity of the technology has correlated directly with the availability of higher-powered Class IV therapy lasers; there are, however, a wide variety of laser devices currently on the market with a blinding array of features and a deafening amount of marketing hype to back up their claims.  Unfortunately, to-date...

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Laser Therapy in Equine Practice

I have witnessed therapeutic lasers being used on the equine athlete since the 1970’s. The lasers that were used throughout the 70’s, 80’s, and 90’s were all Class III lasers and were always:“long on promises but very short on clinical results”.  There was some anecdotal evidence of benefit to wound healing but almost no scientific studies supporting any other clinical applications. Failure of these earlier therapeutic lasers was primarily due to a lack of power (Wattage),...

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Evolution of Laser Therapy

The laser has been used for a variety of medical applications ever since its invention.  The most common uses have been for surgical, ophthalmic, and cosmetic procedures.  These applications have mostly taken advantage of the laser’s ability to ablate or ‘vaporize’ specific tissues.  Applications for lasers used in a non-ablative, therapeutic mode for tissue healing have also been used for many years, yet have not made the same impact as their more powerful counterparts....

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