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Chiropractic in the News

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Courant

by Tommy Hine

October 20, 2006

When doctors told Melissa Gregory she would be in a cast for three weeks, she slipped into denial for the second time that day. Hours earlier, when a 45-pound weight fell off its rack and landed on her left foot. Gregory refused to admit she was hurt.

"After four days, I put my foot in my skate and got back on the ice," Gregory said. "Four days." "Things can happen," he said. "Cold laser therapy, based on the people who use it, has treated soft tissue pain and tendons, tendinitis, tendon injuries.

Summit-Chiropractic

by Robert L. Wertz, PhD

October 27, 2006

The trend in laser therapy for the past 10 years has been to increase power density and dose, since this has been shown to improve therapeutic outcomes considerably.

Controlled clinical studies have demonstrated that while laser therapy is effective for some specific applications, the most common reason for poor clinical outcomes is related to low power or dosage.

Business Wire (CA)

November 28, 2006

Using Revolutionary Class IV Laser Therapy

Treating pain reduction is a specialty of Orange County, Southern California-based Dr. Melissa Ritter, D.C., who is using a revolutionary infrared laser beam for conditions such as arthritis, joint/muscle/nerve pain, and fibromyalgia. In many cases up to 90% success rate.

The Citizen (NY)

by Scott Kilmer

December 5, 2006

For whatever reason, young athletes today are more focused and driven than ever before. As a result, some of our youth are involved in competition or training 365 days a year.

A young athlete's body can wrack up quite a bit of banging around and trauma. What might be written off as "growing pains" may well be accumulated trauma to the joints and spine.

Holistic Healing

December 18, 2006

Doctors at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee have discovered the healing power of light with the help of technology developed for NASA's Space Shuttle.

Using powerful light-emitting diodes, or LEDs, originally designed for commercial plant growth research in space, scientists have found a way to help patients here on Earth. Doctors are examining how this special lighting technology helps hard-to-heal wounds, such as diabetic skin ulcers, serious burns, and severe oral sores caused by chemotherapy and radiation.

Market Watch

by The Wall Street Journal

March 5, 2007

It may sound like something out of "Star Trek" but makers of low-intensity "cold" lasers say the devices treat a broad range of pain and swelling, and may even heal a fracture.

Physicians say there is some credible scientific evidence for cold lasers, but beware of exaggerated claims. Be skeptical of very low-powered lasers, such as Erchonia's, which is five milliwatts.

Herald Sun

March 14, 2007

THE ancient Chinese therapy of acupuncture has gone hi-tech.

Laser beams have replaced needles to tackle acute and chronic neck, back, hip and knee pain. Laser acupuncture is also being used to relieve migraines, morning sickness, period pain, muscle sprains and strains, symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome, urinary tract infection, eczema and bed wetting in children.

Summit Chiropractic

by Oregon Board of Chiropractic Examiners

March 15, 2007

The Oregon Board of Chiropractic Examiners approves Laser Therapy

A variety of low-level laser and light therapy (LLLT a.k.a phototherapy) is available to Oregon chiropractic physicians as a standard treatment for NMS conditions.

ADVANCE for Directors in Rehabilitation

by Robert E. Post, PT, PhD

April 10, 2007

An evidence-based look at laser therapy shows promise for musculoskeletal conditions.

As early as the 1960s, Endre Mester studied the effects of low-energy argon and helium-neon lasers on the behavior of biological tissues and cells, both in vivo and in vitro. In the following decade, researchers Freidrich Plog and Joseph Skovajsa presented data on the positive effects of low-energy lasers for wound healing, pain relief and laser acupuncture.

The Salt Lake Tribune

by J. Ann Helms

April 26, 2007

"The South Salt Lake clinic offers K-Laser therapy; [it] uses heat to help with arthritis," Ingraham says.

McDonald says the laser therapy also helps heal wounds. She explains the infrared wavelengths from the laser create a warm sensation in an animal's body at the precise area requiring attention. The noninvasive treatment is used as an alternative to drugs.