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Animal Chiropractic

Photobiomodulation 2-0 Beyond Pain and Inflammation DC

  • Distinguish between different light devices: LEDs, High, Low Power Lasers, red, and violet wavelengths 
  • Explain how lasers work to accomplish photobiomodulation
  • Identify the quantum physics of how light affects every living organism
  • Illustrate the importance of awareness of laser wavelength and power to insure benefits outweigh risks
  • Apply the concept of frequencies to affect healing.
  • Assess owner and animal compliance to a diagnostic and treatment plan
  • Recognize the importance of communication and case selection for optimum treatment success
  • Prescribe DVM directed protocols for staff implementation
  • Examine the science supporting benefits of the violet wavelength in antibiotic resistant wounds, including MRSA
  • Show alternative option to antibiotics for treating resistant infections
  • Integrate violet/red laser into existing treatment protocols
  • Point out tissue regenerative capabilities of red laser, as well as bactericidal/sporocidal benefits of violet laser
  • Transform surgical outcomes and challenging cases with addition of violet/red laser.
  • Distinguish cases that can benefit from LLLT activation
  • Show studies in support of Vagal stimulation by energy sources that decrease inflammation and forward healing
  • Prescribe a treatment plan for appropriate cases
  • Utilize techniques for Fear Free compliance
  • Aid cases of anorexia, megacolon, gastric stasis, anxiety, and hypertension.

Janet Gordon Palm, DVM, CVCP

AudioVisual Course

$80.00 USD

Animal Chiropractic 201

Pain Presentations in Small Animals


  • Design a patient intake procedure that aids in the identification of specific of pain processes common to small animals
  • Classify animals by signalment with regard to risk factors for certain pathologies
  • Assess an animal’s overall likelihood of having a painful physical ailment concomitant with its chiropractic condition based on history, observation and physical examination
  • Detect signs of common pathologies specific to juvenile, adult and geriatric animals
  • Propose useful recommendations for further diagnostics
  • Interpret behaviors in small animals that may be pain presentations
  • Analyze cues from gait or posture to localize sources of pain
  • Associate signs of pain in certain anatomical structures with likely pathologies
  • Point out to an owner the early warning signs of cranial cruciate ligament damage
  • Examine the animal for hallmark signs of bicipital tenosynovitis, hip dysplasia, lumbosacral disease, and tick-borne diseases
  • Differentiate between paraparesis from a neuromuscular origin and that caused by internal hemorrhage from a splenic hemangiosarcoma with just a few important history questions
  • Devise a management strategy to reduce an animal’s risk factors for osteoarthritis

Ann Seefeldt, DC, CVSMT


$40.00 USD