LASER and LED Light Therapy
$250 + HST
You may have noticed in recent years that laser and light therapies have become popular modalities for manual therapists and other healthcare professionals to use in order to accelerate the healing and recovery process. Whether it's patient with a pulled muscle, or an athlete who is post-op, these treatment options are becoming a preferred method to help many people heal and recover.
LASER - Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation
PBM - Photobiomodulation
LED - Light Emitting Diode
PBM is the use of specific wavelengths of light generated by LASER or LED diodes that interact with photo sensitive molecules in the cells of the body to produce a therapeutic effect.
In this course you will learn to use LASER and/or LED Light to reduce pain, speed healing of injured cells, and assist with your drainage work. You will also learn the differences between the many LASER and LED options to help you understand what will work best for your practice.
Module 1: Basics of Light
Module 2: Physiological Effects of Light
Module 3: Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT)
Module 4: Light Emitting Diode Therapy (LEDT)
Module 5: Contraindications
Module 6: Clinical Application of Laser/LED for specific conditions and Protocols
Module 7: Practical Application
Module 8: Case Studies
Module 9: Exam
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