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Fundamentals Of Photobiomodulation (Low Level Laser) Therapy

Fundamentals Of Photobiomodulation (Low Level Laser) Therapy

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CREDIT HOURS
4.00
COURSE TYPE
Live Online Seminar
DATE
Anytime
SPEAKERS
David Kunashko
DESCRIPTION
Photobiomodulation therapy (PBMT) has been extensively utilized by clinicians for 50 years. This presentation will discuss the following topics: historical perspectives of light therapy and the serendipitous discovery of PBMT in 1967; an overview of the electromagnetic spectrum, light tissue interactions and the physics of PBMT including commonly used dosage parameters; molecular and cellular mechanisms of action including the effects on the electron transport chain and ion channels as well as secondary and tertiary cellular effects; physiological effects on different tissue types; systemic and direct effects of PBMT; bi-phasic dose response of PBMT; definition and description of laser acupuncture.