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Laser Therapy

Laser 213
Super Highway to Health - Advanced Protocols for Clinical Success

8.0

  • Build the ultimate back: from chronic back pain to high performance
  • Evaluate exercise’s effect on hormones and human performance
  • Create a flowchart explaining laser therapy and its application during the correlated stages of healing
  • Review the newest laser research and its clinical applicability
  • Apply neurodynamic tests and advanced corrective laser protocols
  • Evaluate techniques for non-invasive fat reduction
  • Elucidate the science of different types of fasting
  • Utilize advanced clinical breakthroughs in the treatment of musculoskeletal injuries
  • Implement strategies to initiate the positive impact of gut health on the musculoskeletal system
  • View hands-on reproducible, implementable protocols 
  • Incorporate laser effectively into your practice
  • Assess intestinal and blood-brain barrier dysfunction
  • Integrate leading-edge protocols for SIBO
  • Identify modern lifestyle and environmental triggers that affect the gut brain axis

Robert Silverman, DC, DABCN, DCBCN

AudioVisual Course

$160.00 USD

Laser 212
Create life-changing initiatives with Chiropractic, Lasers, Nutrition and Exercise

6.0

Hour 1

  • Breakdown the implications of inflammation on epigenetics and relate inflammation to genetic damage and musculoskeletal disease.
  • Develop a plan for clinical anti-inflammatory protocols

Hour 2

  • Interpret blood chemistry markers related to inflammation, and translate into laymen’s terms for patient understanding.
  • Devise office strategies for obtaining blood chemistry markers, delivering the report of findings to the patient
  • Discuss the physiological mechanisms of the gut-brain axis, distinguish the molecular players in gut-brain axis syndromes, and identify behavioral modifications and nutritional therapies
  • Demonstrate knowledge of calcium ions as an egregious free radicals

Hour 3

  • Identify blood chemistry markers
  • Differentiate between different classes of lasers, Class I, II, IIIA, IIIB, and IV lasers, and outline the therapeutic effects of each

Hour 4

  • Explain the difference between nIR and fIR saunas, and identify key physiological mechanisms
  • Discuss Low Level Laser Therapy wavelengths as they pertain to various upregulation of metabolic functions, and integrate into the health of the body.
  • Differentiate between Class 1, Class 2, Class 3R, Class 3B, and Class 4 lasers, and determine proper clinical application of each laser
  • Develop plans to calculate Joules of output for various lasers using physics, and demonstrate fundamental understanding of laser frequency output to address various clinical cases.

Hour 5

  • Discuss Clinical Cases and outcomes citing specific patient histories and medical studies from the National Institute of Health and PubMed.com; integrate these ideas and extrapolate health plans into current clinical situations.
  • Discuss how low level laser therapy affects the body
  • Discuss supplementation and integrate effective neuroprotective supplementation protocols in a clinical setting based on the work of the world’s best universities’ studies

Hour 6

  • Outline the basic types of intermittent fasting, relate to patient goals as determined in nutritional consultations, and design intermittent fasting protocols for clinical settings.
  • Summarize the concepts of ketosis, brain energy utilization, and neuroprotection; relate to medium-chain triglyceride consumption.

Kristin Hieshetter, DC

AudioVisual Course

$120.00 USD

Laser 211
Get Back in the Game Body Recalibration through Laser Therapy Part 2

6.0

  • Summarize the differences between the effects of 635 nm laser and 405 nm laser
  • Illustrate effective protocols with the laser and exercises to support each condition
  • Discuss case studies to demonstrate potential therapeutic outcomes
  • Summarize the results of the level 1, double blind study that showed the effectiveness of class 2 635 nm for chronic pain and inflammation
  • Discuss how inflammation can lead to many chronic musculoskeletal conditions that affect people in the United States
  • Use lab testing to identify inflammation
  • Illustrate treatment applications and contraindications
  • Identify the conditions that respond to laser therapy for support, the research that supports them, and to identify which conditions are either not supported with laser therapy or are contraindicated
  • Aggregate which class of lasers can be used for support and which are contraindicated
  • Generate a treatment plan with lasers for different musculoskeletal conditions
  • Categorize the negative impacts of scar tissue on range of motion, pain, and function
  • Classify which conditions are contraindications and which types of lasers are contraindicated 
  • Summarize the changes that occur in scar tissue and when movement of tissue or a joint triggers pain for a prolonged period
  • Apply low level laser to musculoskeletal injuries that respond well to low level laser
  • Summarize the studies that have been published on PubMed for these conditions being supported with lasers
  • Set up methods and treatment protocols for several conditions
  • Summarize the studies that showed improvement from laser therapy in performance metrics like muscle strength, endurance, and recovery
  • Comprehend the studies that show a 25 to 35% faster recovery for several sports injuries and auto accident injuries when laser therapy is applied
  • Use laser therapy with athletes in the office both for injuries and for performance enhancement by rehabilitating their balance and coordination with lasers

Kirk Gair, DC, IDE

AudioVisual Course

$120.00 USD

Laser 210
Personal Injury for Busy Providers

6.0

  • Recognize areas of risk and liability within Personal Injury cases
  • Identify common med-legal concerns
  • Recognize various important components associated with the Personal Injury history
  • Improve the accuracy and thoroughness of the initial Personal Injury history
  • Examine and document common Personal Injury traumatic injuries 
  • Create a plan to minimize patient risk and improve provider outcomes
  • Recognize the versatility and benefits of low level laser therapy for musculoskeletal injuries  
  • Develop clinical protocols for low lever laser application and documentation for musculoskeletal injuries  
  • Recognize conditions, injuries and symptoms requiring advanced imaging 
  • Apply diagnostics and humanize trauma cases
  • Discover the importance and relevance of Personal Injury case management 
  • Identify opportunities for improved clinical decision making and case management

S. Scott Tauber,DC,DABCO,CPC

AudioVisual Course

$120.00 USD

Laser 209
Core Strategies for Systemic Inflammation and Chronic Pain

6.0

  • Identify the common threads of most health challenges that patients are currently presenting with in our offices.
  • Examine the facets and protocols that are most effective for mitochondrial dysfunction, systemic inflammation, and chronic pain syndromes.
  • Apply practical applications of Low Level Laser Therapy or photobiomodulation for the improvement of mitochondrial dysfunction, reducing systemic inflammatory cascades, and improving overall quality of life.
  • Integrate the most researched skill sets and protocols to achieve powerful results.
  • Test inflammatory markers to determine proper treatment protocols and efficacy.
  • Compare the level of weakness for brachial and lumbar plexus before and after treatments.
  • Measure the degree of neuroinflammation and its impact on cerebellar function with the sway test.
  • Assess cognitive decline accurately with Montreal cognitive assessment form and specific lab
  • Application of Low Level Laser Therapy to chronic pain syndromes of the plantar fascia.
  • Solve the issue of chronic pain with FDA approved Low Level Laser Therapy
  • Predict the recovery time for specific conditions for treatment plan accuracy.
  • Utilize and blend these proven methods to take your confidence and clinical outcomes to a higher level.

Andre J Camelli, DC

AudioVisual Course

$120.00 USD

Laser 208
The Scientific Underpinning of Non-Thermal Low-Level Lasers

6.0

  • Identify the principles of photobiomodulation
  • Discuss the ability of the body to repair itself
  • Explain the scope of non-thermal low-level laser
  • Summarize the action the laser has at a chemical level
  • Explain Medawar’s Hypothesis and Kirkwood’s addition to it
  • How Non-Thermal Low-Level Laser Therapy helps maintain a healthy life
  • Classify different ways of using Non-Thermal Low-Level Laser Therapy
  • Outline the research about Non-Thermal Low-Level Laser Therapy
  • Summarize the areas that Non-Thermal Low-Level Laser Therapy is used in
  • Discuss the differences between 405, 532, and 635nm Non-Thermal Low-Level Laser Therapy
  • Give Examples of the immunological benefits of treatment
  • Relate the of 405, 635 nm combo in tissue healing
  • Explain the differences between Non-Thermal Low-Level Laser Therapy, Hot Laser and LED
  • State the uses and effects of hot laser
  • Indicate the benefits of LED
  • Assess the science behind Non-Thermal Low-Level Laser Therapy
  • Apply Non-Thermal Low-Level Laser Therapy

Robert Sullivan, D.Pod.Med, BSc (Hons) Pod

AudioVisual Course

$120.00 USD

Laser 207
Get Back in the Game Body Recalibration through Laser Therapy

6.0

  • Summarize the volume of research that led to the USSR implementing laser by 1974 as standard care
  • Summarize the differences between LEDs and different classes of lasers
  • Discover which wavelength was preferred by the Soviets, and also has 18 of the 21 FDA clearances • Utilize case studies to support that this is not a placebo
  • Summarize the results of the level 1, double blind study that showed a 635 nm class 2 laser was more effective than opioids for chronic low back pain of a minimum duration of 8 years
  • Discover how to easily integrate laser therapy into an existing practice for better patient outcomes
  • contrast the difference in clearances and uses for a class 4 laser vs a class 2 laser for chronic condition for better implementation into treatment protocols
  • illustrate treatment applications and contraindications with videos and pictures
  • identify the injuries that respond to laser therapy and the research that supports them
  • generate a treatment plan with lasers for each condition describedCcontrast the effectiveness of different types of lasers and NSAIDS and Opioids vs laser
  • Illustrate techniques via video/pictures
  • Identify the specific pathways that research has shown that laser can be beneficial for support of these conditions when applied transcranially
  • Classify which conditions are contraindications and which types of lasers are contraindicated transcranially
  • Summarize the findings on the autism study and its submission to the FDA for review
  • Summarize what occurs on a cellular level after a concussion, and what occurs when laser is applied and nutrients are utilizedClassify which injuries and conditions respond well to low level laser
  • Illustrate set up methods and treatment protocols for several conditions
  • Utilize case studies with video/picture demonstrations
  • Summarize the studies that showed improvement from laser therapy in performance metrics like muscle strength, endurance, and recovery
  • Discuss the studies that show a 25 to 35% faster recovery for several sports injuries and auto accident injuries when laser therapy is applied
  • Determine how to use laser therapy with athletes in the office both for injuries and for performance enhancement

Kirk Gair, DC, IDE

AudioVisual Course

$120.00 USD

Laser 206 - 207
12.0

  • This includes all content in Laser 206 and 207. Please see educational objectives for those courses

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AudioVisual Course

$216.00 USD

Laser 206
Dealing with Americas Health Epidemic from a Neurological Point of View

6.0

  • Summarize optimal treatment parameters of low level lasers
  • Outline at least 3 major physiological effects that low level lasers have on the human body
  • Describe the 4 major pathophysiological changes in degeneration
  • Identify lab markers that can be used to assess the integrity of tight junction barriers
  • Give examples of nutrition and other factors that may damage barrier systems
  • Recognize how low level laser can directly and indirectly the body
  • Integrating basic neurology and low level laser applications to support normal adaptive physiology for common disorders
  • Discuss how low level laser can be used to affect physiological and biological effects in the body
  • Describe pain from peripheral and central mechanisms. 
  • Specify how to use low level lasers for chronic pain management for low back pain
  • Summarize base low level laser protocols

Trevor Berry, DC, DACNB

AudioVisual Course

$120.00 USD

Laser 205
Advanced Pediatric Care - Integrative Wellness for Children

6.0

  • Apply Laser Basics with Pediatric Care
  • Update on Skeletal Development
  • Outline the Safety of Laser with Growth Plates
  • Discuss Laser Basics and Brain Development
  • Describe Brain Development
  • Integrate Neurologic rehabilitation with Laser
  • Describe Fetal Development in utero
  • Discuss Infection risk
  • Integrate Laser and bi-stable infection balance
  • Summarize Pediatric Obesity
  • Apply Laser therapy and body re-composition
  • Integrate laser treatments with laboratory assessment in children
  • Integrate laser into clinical pediatric practice

Marc Funderlich Jr, BPS, DC, CCS

AudioVisual Course

$120.00 USD

Laser 204
Energize Your Traditional Chinese Medicine Practice using Non-Thermal and Clinical Nutrition

6.0

  • Contrast benefits of non‐thermal versus thermal lasers     
  • Discuss the history and method of action of non‐thermal lasers         
  • Distinguish the unique benefits of non‐thermal violet lasers     
  • Demonstrate the easy of using non-thermal lasers           
  • Utilize basic applied clinical nutrition information to support the foundation  for healing in patients   
  • Explain the 4 keystones of health     
  • Identify digestive dysfunction and create a plan for correction     
  • Assess acid reflux and hypochlorhydria
  • Review the importance of gallbladder function in liver detoxification   
  • Outline the basics of leaky gut   
  • Explore the cascade of poor health   
  • Integrate clinical tips and suggestions        
  • Recognize the opportunity of when to use non‐thermal laser therapy and  which conditions respond best to it     
  • Review non‐thermal laser techniques for resolving immune, pain, brain and  organ system presentations   
  • Discuss multiple non‐thermal laser therapy applications          
  • Determine whether to treat empirically or test    
  • Interpret basic laboratory values using functional levels   
  • Selecting from the specialty lab test options for objective feedback and to  target treatment plans     
  • Integrate non‐thermal laser therapy with acupuncture treatments for  exponential patient outcomes   
  • Perform non‐thermal laser treatments for FDA cleared conditions and  successful therapies for conditions not yet formally studied    
  • Demonstrate using non‐thermal laser for immune system strengthening and  faster infection resolution      
  • Apply non‐thermal laser techniques to balance energy or emotional centers  of patients to enhance acupuncture treatments

Diana DaGrosa, MSOM, L.Ac., ACN

AudioVisual Course

$120.00 USD

Laser 203
Performance Optimization - Improving Outcomes through Clinical Analysis

8.0

  • Review common conditions and how low-level laser affects treatment outcome
  • Describe the Opioid Epidemic
  • Discuss Low Level Laser Therapy FDA Clearances
  • Analyze FDA Study details and research validation
  • Perform myotome Testing - Neck and Shoulder 
  • Utilize 635 nm red correction
  • Perform Myotome Testing - Neck and Shoulder
  • Utilitze 405 nm FDA Clearance correction
  • Utilize 405 nm identifying hidden weaknesses
  • Demonstrate Soft tissue/percussion - Neck and Shoulder
  • Explain laser physics at a cellular level
  • Perform myotome Testing - Low Back 
  • Utilize 635 nm red correction
  • Demonstrate Soft tissue/percussion - Lower back
  • Discuss Low Level Laser Therapy FDA Clearance Plantar Fasciitis
  • Utilize rehabilitation - Slant Board / Calf Master
  • Identify normal vs abnormal length and strengthen the low physical capacity related to foot/knee symptoms of the patient
  • Recite PubMed studies in regard to the health benefits of scoring and improving structure and soft tissue
  • Examine how your physical capacity score predicts Activities of Daily Living and health outcomes
  • Discuss a neuro-mechanical treatment approach
  • Provide nutritional support for your patients

Jerome Rerucha DC, CSCS, CHPS

AudioVisual Course

$160.00 USD

Laser 202
Vitality - Management of Common Clinical Syndromes

8.0

  • Integrate infection, evolution, immunity, inflammation, fibrosis, blood flow, mitochondria, ATP, oxidative stress, and DNA.
  • Integrate mechanical integrity in gravity, weight, load, levers, posture, mechanoreception, mechanotransduction, mechanobiology, tensegrity, neurology, blood flow, and DNA.
  • Justify high vegetable, low lectin, low glycemic dietary habits, and their influence on physiology.
  • Summarize problems with refined carbohydrates, monosodium glutamate, aspartame, and chemical toxins.
  • Support high intensity interval training, weight lifting, brain derived neurotrophic factor, human growth hormone, and interleukin-10.
  • Explain the biphasic nature of laser photon therapy, wavelength, frequency, speed of light, fluence, penetration, secondary and primary physiological influences.
  • Develop the relationship between mitochondria, free radicals, ATP, cytochrome c oxidase enzyme, and laser photon therapy
  • Justify why all people need between 5-8 different supplements and explain why.
  • Diagram a protocol for influencing immunology and the brain through the intestinal tract; integrating the vagus nerve and the nucleus tractus solitarius.
  • Integrate a protocol for brain function that discusses trauma, degenerative, and vascular compromise.
  • Demonstrate a protocol for chronic low back pain that integrates the intervertebral disc, posture, mechanics, exercise, and laser therapy.
  • Support a protocol for acute whiplash that includes applying controlled motion and anti-inflammation strategies.
  • Apply a protocol for remodeling scar tissue and the fibrosis of repair.

Dan Murphy, DC, DABCO

AudioVisual Course

$160.00 USD

Laser 201
Revolutionary Wellness - An Integrative Approach to Health

8.0

  • Utilize reproducible, implementable protocols in your practice
  • Apply neurodynamic tests and corrective laser protocols
  • Assess and understand traumatic brain injuries (concussion, neurodegenerative diseases)
  • Summarize strategies to initiate the positive impact of gut health on the musculoskeletal system
  • Elucidate the science of the different types of fasting
  • Discuss the breakthrough technique for non-invasive fat reduction
  • Apply clinical breakthroughs in the treatment of musculoskeletal injuries
  • Appreciate new laser research and its clinical applicability
  • Assess intestinal and blood-brain dysfunctions
  • Perform laser applications

  • Robert Silverman, DC, DABCN, DCBCN

    AudioVisual Course

    $160.00 USD