Posted by Leigh MacKenzie, March 22, 2013
Latest Discoveries and Clinical Applications Using Laser Therapy presented by OrthoCanada
Laser therapy is an exciting new modality however it can be confusing for novice users. This course is designed to address the most common questions posed by healthcare professionals and explore all aspects of laser and light therapy including basic science, research and technical specifications of therapeutic laser/light devices. It goes beyond the “didactic” to include practical and clinically relevant treatment techniques and protocols for clinicians to take back to clinic and being using immediately.
This introductory course in Laser/Light Therapy explores the scientific and clinical applications as it relates to current practice. Evidence based research is presented to support the use of this new modality. Additionally, practical and clinically relevant treatment techniques and protocols for commonly treated clinical conditions will be presented and demonstrated to ensure health professionals are confident and capable of safely and effectively implements laser/light therapy into their office.
The Learning Lab is intended to teach the basic techniques and methods associated with clinical applications of Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT). Participants will have the opportunity to get hands on, practical experience with this new modality. Areas of focus include techniques on how to reduce pain, eliminate swelling and sedating spasm. Ample time will be provided for participants to ask questions and develop readiness in use. A brief interactive discussion on implementing LLLT into practice will conclude the lab.
Date: May 30, 2013