Laser Therapy Principles for the Equine Athlete

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1.5 hours

Quick Overview

Presented by: Ron Riegel

This course outlines the biological effects of medical lasers for treating common conditions in equine athletes

Details

This course outlines the biological effects of medical lasers for treating common conditions in equine athletes.  It covers the effects of medical lasers in the promotion of analgesia, acceleration of wound healing, and reduction of inflammation.

There are demonstrations for treating a variety of disorders concerning the head, cervical region, shoulder, carpals, metacarpals, fetlock, hoof, back, hip, stifle, hock, and others.

Additional Information

Instructor(s) Ron Riegel
Learning Objectives
  • Describe how laser therapy promotes analgesia and reduces inflammation
  • Explain how laser therapy accelerates wound healing
  • Identify proper dosages, settings, and procedures for applying laser therapy
  • Describe proper techniques for applying laser therapy to equines
Prerequisites
  • Medical Laser Safety
  • The Science behind Medical Lasers
Details There are demonstrations for treating a variety of disorders concerning the head, cervical region, shoulder, carpals, metacarpals, fetlock, hoof, back, hip, stifle, hock, and others.
Outline

Course Units

Unit 01: Biochemical Effects of Lasers & Analgesia
Unit 02: Inflammation Reduction
Unit 03: Wound Healing through Photobiostimulation
Unit 04: Biological & Physiological Effects of Laser Therapy
Unit 05: General Laser Therapy Principles
Unit 06: Administration to Head, Cervical Region, & Shoulder
Unit 07: Administration to Carpals, Metacarpals, Fetlock, & Hoof
Unit 08: Administration to Back, Hip, Stifle, & Hock

Certifications

Credit Hours: 1.5 Hours

This program has been approved for 1.5 hours of continuing education credit in jurisdictions which recognize AAVSB RACE approval; however participants should be aware that some boards have limitations on the number of hours accepted in certain categories and/or restrictions on certain methods of delivery of continuing education. Call AIMLA (937.642.9813) for further information.

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