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AVICENNA LASER TECHNOLOGY Revolutionizing Pain Management and ...
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AVICENNA LASER TECHNOLOGY Revolutionizing Pain Management and ...
AVICENNA LASER TECHNOLOGY Revolutionizing Pain Management and ...
AVICENNA LASER TECHNOLOGY Revolutionizing Pain Management and ...
AVICENNA LASER TECHNOLOGY Revolutionizing Pain Management and ...
AVICENNA LASER TECHNOLOGY Revolutionizing Pain Management and ...
AVICENNA LASER TECHNOLOGY Revolutionizing Pain Management and ...
AVICENNA LASER TECHNOLOGY Revolutionizing Pain Management and ...
AVICENNA LASER TECHNOLOGY Revolutionizing Pain Management and ...
AVICENNA LASER TECHNOLOGY Revolutionizing Pain Management and ...
AVICENNA LASER TECHNOLOGY Revolutionizing Pain Management and ...
AVICENNA LASER TECHNOLOGY Revolutionizing Pain Management and ...
AVICENNA LASER TECHNOLOGY Revolutionizing Pain Management and ...
AVICENNA LASER TECHNOLOGY Revolutionizing Pain Management and ...
AVICENNA LASER TECHNOLOGY Revolutionizing Pain Management and ...
AVICENNA LASER TECHNOLOGY Revolutionizing Pain Management and ...
AVICENNA LASER TECHNOLOGY Revolutionizing Pain Management and ...
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  • 1. AVICENNA LASER TECHNOLOGYRevolutionizing Pain Management and Wound Healing in Veterinary Medicine
  • 2. What is Class IV Laser Therapy?  The process of using light energy to create a photo-biostimulative effect on the body.  Class IV Therapeutic Lasers utilize a coherent divergent beam of light that penetrates deeply into tissues without damaging them.
  • 3. Characteristics of Light
  • 4. Comparison of “Class IV” Surgical and Therapeutic Lasers  Light energy has the capability to penetrate into tissue to varying depths-depending on its corresponding wavelength  Surgical Laser Beam- Infrared energy collimated to a fine beam causes tissue destruction  Therapeutic Laser Beam- dispersal of same energy causes tissue stimulation  ue stimulation
  • 5. Cellular Effects of Laser Therapy:  Increased Growth factorIncreased Growth factor response within cells andresponse within cells and tissue as a result oftissue as a result of increased ATP and proteinincreased ATP and protein synthesis.synthesis.  Accelerated cellAccelerated cell reproduction and growthreproduction and growth leading to faster repair ofleading to faster repair of damaged tissues.damaged tissues.  Increased metabolicIncreased metabolic activity- via increase inactivity- via increase in enzyme outputs, oxygenenzyme outputs, oxygen and nutrientand nutrient
  • 6. Anti-inflammatory Effects of Laser Therapy:  Anti-inflammatory - via an anti- edemic effect as it causes vasodilatation and activation of the lymphatic drainage system
  • 7. Analgesic Effects of Laser Therapy:  Via increased endorphinVia increased endorphin releaserelease  Anti-inflammatory -Via lessAnti-inflammatory -Via less edema as a result of lymphaticedema as a result of lymphatic system activation and lesssystem activation and less swellingswelling  Via Suppression ofVia Suppression of nociceptorsnociceptors
  • 8. Wound Healing Effects of Laser Therapy:  Faster Wound Healing- Increased fibroblast and collagen production which are essential for tissue repair.  Improved Vascular Activity- Increased capillary production leads to faster wound closure and concomitant reduction of scar tissue formation.  Red Laser-635nm wavelength is highly effective for wound healing.
  • 9. Immune System Effects of Laser Therapy  Strengthening the immune system response via increasing levels of lymphocyte activity and through a newly researched mechanism termed photo-modulation of blood.
  • 10. Miscellaneous Effects of Laser Therapy:  Improved NerveImproved Nerve FunctionFunction  Trigger PointTrigger Point  Acupuncture PointAcupuncture Point  StimulationStimulation
  • 11. Summary of LT Biological Effects  Faster wound Healing  Reduced Fibrous(Scar) Tissue Formation  Anti-Inflammation  Anti-Pain (Analgesia)  Improved Vascular Activity  Increased Metabolic Activity  Improved Nerve Function  Immunoregulation  Trigger Points and Acupuncture  Accelerated Tissue Repair and Cell Growth
  • 12. Therapeutic Laser Therapeutic Laser Classifications  Class IIIa = lasers 1 to 5mw of power  Class IIIb = lasers 6 to 500mw in power  Class IV = lasers above 500mw of power
  • 13.  1 Watt = 1 Joule / Second  Therapeutic Energy = Power(watts) or Joules/sec x Time(sec).  7.5watt Class IV laser delivers 7.5 joules/sec  or 450 Joules/min.  100mw-Class III laser delivers 0.1joules/sec or 6 joules /min  Class IV lasers typically delivers therapeutic energy at a rate 75 times faster than average Class III lasers T Therapeutic Laser Physics
  • 14. Power Density and Wavelength “The Key to Better Outcomes”  Power Density = Power / surface area or mw / cm2  Surface area = πr2 Pie = 3.14 r = radius  Wavelength = measured in nanometers  Visible light = 400-700nm, limited ability to penetrate  Infrared light = above 700nm, increased ability to penetrate  The higher the power density and wavelength, the deeper the penetration and greater the ability to repair damaged tissues.
  • 15. Depth Penetration of a “Class IV” Laser
  • 16. Class III vs. “Class IV” Laser Beams
  • 17. Class III vs. Class IV Analogy  Significantly Lower PowerSignificantly Lower Power 5 -100mW vs. 7500mw5 -100mW vs. 7500mw  Dial Up Modem vs. Broad Band-DSLDial Up Modem vs. Broad Band-DSL  50 mHz vs. Pentium IV Technology50 mHz vs. Pentium IV Technology  Penicillin vs. Clavamox for Staph InfectionsPenicillin vs. Clavamox for Staph Infections
  • 18. Goals of Pain Management • Relieve Pain • Promote Tissue Healing • Minimize Side Effects • Restore Active Range of motion
  • 19. Current State of Pain Management  Drug Therapy – NSAID’s, Glucocorticoids - Pain relief at expense of continued tissue destruction - Significant potential for side effects - No ability to regenerate tissue  Neutroceuticals and other Injectables - Pain relief with delayed onset - No side effects - Limited tissue regeneration capability  Class IV Laser Therapy - Pain relief typically immediate - No side effects - Profound tissue regeneration on all tissue types
  • 20. Small Animal Applications  Arthritis (Degenerative Joint Disease)  Muscle, Ligament and Tendon Injuries  Sprains and Strain  Ulcerations and Open Wounds  Post Surgical and Soft Tissue Trauma
  • 21. Large Animal Applications  Arthritis (Degenerative Joint Disease)  Muscle, Ligament and Tendon Injuries  Joint Injuries  Sore Back and Loin  Solar Bruising  Quarter Crack  Sprains and Strains  Ulcerations and Open Wounds  Post Surgical and Soft Tissue Trauma
  • 22. Clinical Case Presentations • Your Experiences Here • Your Experiences Here
  • 23. Scientific Evidence  Thousands of Published Studies  Hundreds of Double Blind Studies  Encompassing Almost all Organ Systems  FDA Cleared for Human Applications
  • 24. How To Implement Laser Therapy Into Your Practice First Identify Treatment Population  Pet’s on NSAID’s, Glucosamines, Cortisone, and other Nutritional Support Supplements-Via Computer Search  Most Post Op Surgical Patients (Major Procedures)  Pet’s with Lick Granulomas and other Localized Chronic Non-responsive Dermatological Conditions  Trained Sales Rep or Doctor Will Visit Your Practice  To Set Up Demonstration on Human and Vet Subjects
  • 25. What This New Technology Can Do For Your Practice  Identifies Your Practice as a State of the Art Technology Care Provider  Immediately Introduce a New Profit Center Not Requiring Doctor Administration  Allow your Technicians to Become More Valuable Team Members
  • 26. Avicenna “Class IV” Third Generation Therapeutic Laser

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