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Introduction to Equine Laser Therapy

Clinicians: Ron Riegel and Robert Splinter

Details

Presented by Ron Riegel, D.V.M. and Robert Splinter, Ph.D.

This course provides access to the complete Equine Therapy Certification Course.  This course outlines the biological effects of medical lasers for treating common conditions in horses.  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.

Includes 3 courses;
  • Medical Laser Safety
  • The Science Behind Medical Lasers
  • Laser Therapy Principles for the Equine Athlete




Outline

Medical Laser Safety
Presented by:  Robert Splinter, Ph.D.
This course outlines the fundamentals of the safe operation of medical lasers.  This media rich presentation provides the user with the guidelines under which a laser can safely be operated.  This course provides instruction regarding safe operating distances, proper eye-wear, correct signage, and other items that are critical to the safety of the operator and the patient or subject.  (.5 CE hour)

The Science Behind Medical Lasers
Presented by Robert Splinter, Ph.D.
This course outlines the science behind medical lasers.  In this course the participant will explore the origins of lasers, the physics behind lasers, the basic components all lasers share and the theory behind the selection of lasers for therapeutic and medical applications.  (1 CE Hour)

Laser Therapy Principles for the Equine Athlete
Presented by Ron Riegel, DVM
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.  (1.5 CE Hours)



 
Course Details$325.00