Laser Therapy Webinar Series Begins Thursday

Thursday marks the beginning of laser therapy webinar series.

Companion Therapy Laser has released the dates and times of its Class IV Companion Therapy Laser Webinar Series.

The first session, “Treatment for Everyday Acute Conditions,” will be held from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. (EDT) on Thursday.

The webinar will be presented by John Godbold Jr., DVM, owner of Stonehaven Park Veterinary Hospital in Jackson, Tenn. He has more than 10 years of veterinary laser experience. Click to register.
Godbold will also be the presenter for the second session, “Treatment for Everyday Chronic Conditions,” which will be held from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. (EDT) on Thursday, Sept. 23. Click to register.

The third session, “Pain Management & Control,” takes place from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. (EDT) on Thursday, Oct. 7. The webinar will be presented by Robin Downing, DVM, Dipl. AAPM, CVA, owner of Windsor Veterinary Clinic and The Downing Center for Animal Pain Management in Windsor, Colo. Dr. Downing is an affiliate faculty member at the Colorado State University College of Veterinary Medicine. Click to register.

The fourth session in the webinar series, “Applications in a Veterinary Rehabilitation Practice,” will be held from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. (EDT) Thursday, Oct. 21. Cindy Grant, DVM, CCRP, will be the presenter. Dr. Grant practices and operates the Animal Rehabilitation and Fitness Clinic Inc. in Birmingham, Ala. Click to register.

According to LiteCure, the manufacturer of Companion Therapy LaserLaser therapy provides a non-invasive, drug-free treatment alternative for companion pets and can be used to treat ailments including: arthritis; degenerative joint disease; back pain; muscle, ligament and tendon injuries; hip dysplasia; and sprains.

In related news, Colorado State University and the American Institute of Medical Laser Applications will be holding a Class IV Laser Therapy Symposium from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (MDT) on Sunday, Oct. 24 at the university’s James Voss Veterinary Hospital, Rooms 118-120.

The symposium, sponsored by LiteCure, will highlight the science behind Class IV laser therapy in companion animal and equine veterinary practice. Lectures will cover dosing guidelines and calculations, treatment methodology and reasonable therapeutic expectations for a variety of clinical conditions.

Narda Robinson, DVM, DO, MS, FAAMA, who oversees complementary veterinary education at CSU, will be the instructor. Guest speakers will include Brian Pryor, Ph.D., founder and chief executive officer of LiteCure; Juanita Anders, Ph.D., a professor of anatomy, physiology and genetics at Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences; Ron Riegel, DVM, co-founder of the American Institute of Medical Laser Applications; and Cindy Grant, DVM, CCRP, who practices and operates the Animal Rehabilitation and Fitness Clinic Inc. in Birmingham, Ala.

Veterinarians and veterinary technicians are eligible for 9.5 hours of CE credit. For details, call 970-297-1273 or click here.

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