Researchers’ strategy may help rejuvenate aging muscle tissue-Harvard Gazzette

Stem cells need recovery time, too Researchers’ strategy may help rejuvenate aging muscle tissue By MGH Public Affairs Is aging inevitable? What factors make older tissues in the human body less able to maintain and repair themselves, as in the weakening and shrinkage of aging muscles in humans? A new study from Harvard-affiliated Massachusetts General Hospital […]

The efficacy of laser therapy in wound repair.

Posted by Leigh MacKenzie, May 1, 2013 Woodruff LD, Bounkeo JM, Brannon WM, Dawes KS, Barham CD, Waddell DL, Enwemeka CS. Source Department of Physical Therapy, North Georgia College and State University, Dahlonega, Georgia, USA. Abstract OBJECTIVE: We determined the overall effects of laser therapy on tissue healing by aggregating the literature and subjecting studies meeting the inclusion and exclusion criteria […]

Multi Radiance Laser Therapy Workshop presented by OrthoCanada

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 […]

K-Taping Sport/K-Taping Pro-Special CPA Congress DUAL Course

Posted by Leigh MacKenzie, January 30, 2013 Sponsored by the Sport Physiotherapy Division Date(s): Monday, May 27 and Tuesday May 28, 2013 Time: 8:00am – 4:30pm Instructor Name(s): Lois Pohlod Eligibility: Physiotherapists, Physiotherapy students, Other health professionals Pre-requisites: None Format: Demonstration and application PRICES Delegates Non-Delegates CPA Members $ 500 CPA Members $ 750 Non-Members […]

EquiK-Taping. The new, revolutionary treatment method in equestrian sports.

The K-Taping method has been established in Germany for many years and has become an integral part of medical and therapeutic training and therapy in human medicine and competitive sports. K-Taping supports almost the entire spectrum of physiotherapy treatments. Thanks to the International K-Taping Academy, this modern treatment method is increasingly gaining recognition in many […]

LLLT, an “Enlightening Discussion”

THERAPEUTIC LASER—Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ): What is Low Level Laser Therapy? Low-level laser therapy (LLLT) is a medical and veterinary treatment that uses low-level lasers or light-emitting diodes to alter cellular function.   “Unlike other medical laser procedures, LLLT is not an ablative or thermal mechanism, but rather a photochemical effect comparable to photosynthesis in plants […]