Laser Therapy in Veterinary MedicinePhotobiomodulation
Laser Therapy in Veterinary Medicine: Photobiomodulation is a complete guide to using therapeutic lasers to treat veterinary patients, focusing on practical information. Offers a comprehensive resource for incorporating therapeutic lasers in veterinary practice Focuses on practical information tailored for the veterinary clinic Written by 37 leading experts in veterinary laser therapy Provides a thorough foundation on this standard-of-care modality Emphasizes clinical applications with a real-world approach
About the Editors List of Contributors Foreword Preface Part I The History of Laser Therapy Chapter 1 The History of Laser Therapy Ronald J. Riegel Part II The Theory and Science of Laser Therapy Chapter 2 Fundamental Information Ronald J. Riegel and John C. Godbold, Jr. Chapter 3 Laser Physics In Veterinary Medicine Bryan J. Stephens Chapter 4 Therapy Laser Safety Kenneth E. Bartels Chapter 5 Basic Principles of Photobiomodulation and Its Effects at the Cellular, Tissue, and System Levels Juanita J. Anders, Ann Kobiela Ketz, and Xingjia Wu Part III Practical Applications of Laser Therapy Chapter 6 General Principles of Laser therapy Jeffrey J. Smith Chapter 7 Contraindications, Special Considerations, and Precautions John C. Godbold and Ronald J. Riegel Part IV Clinical Applications of Laser Therapy in Companion Animals Chapter 8 Pain Management Jennifer F. Johnson Chapter 9 Intra and Postoperative Laser Therapy Steven Buijs and John C. Godbold, Jr Chapter 10 Wounds David S. Bradley Chapter 11 Dermatological and Non-Musculoskeletal Soft Tissue Conditions Daniel M. Core and John C. Godbold, Jr. Chapter 12 Snake Bites Barbara R. Gores Chapter 13 Musculoskeletal Disorders and Osteoarthritis Lisa A. Miller Chapter 14 Upper and Lower Respiratory Conditions Ray A. Arza Chapter 15 Oral Conditions Ray A. Arza Chapter 16 Abdominal Conditions Richard L. Godine Chapter 17 Neurological Conditions Richard L. Godine Chapter 18 Laser Therapy for the Geriatric Patient Erin O'Leary Chapter 19 Feline Specific Conditions Jennifer O. Lavallee and James Olson Part V Clinical Applications of Laser Therapy in Canine Sports Medicine Chapter 20 Laser Therapy for the Canine Athlete Debra Canapp Chapter 21 Discipline Specific Canine Sports Medicine Applications Deborah M. Gross Part VI Clinical Applications of Laser Therapy in Companion Animal Rehabilitation Chapter 22 Laser Therapy and Multimodal Postoperative Rehabilitation Jeffrey J. Smith Chapter 23 Laser Therapy and Injury Rehabilitation Matt Brunke Chapter 24 Laser Therapy and MultiModal Performance Maintenance Deborah M. Gross Chapter 25 Laser Therapy and Geriatric Rehabilitation Dianne Adjan Logan VII Clinical Applications of Laser Therapy in Exotic Animals Chapter 26 Laser Therapy for Exotic Small Mammals Jörg Mayer and Robert D. Ness Chapter 27 Laser Therapy for Birds Robert D. Ness and Jörg Mayer Chapter 28 Laser Therapy for Reptiles Jörg Mayer and Robert D. Ness Chapter 29 Laser Therapy for Aquatic Species Donald W. Stremme Chapter 30 Zoological Applications of Laser Therapy Liza Ivana Dadone and Tara Harrison VIII Clinical Applications of Laser Therapy in Equine Practice Chapter 31 Fundamentals of Equine Laser Therapy Ronald J. Riegel Chapter 32 Administering Laser Therapy to the Equine Patient Ronald J. Riegel Chapter 33 Laserpuncture for the Equine Patient Ronald J. Riegel Chapter 34 Laser Therapy for the Treatment of Equine Wounds Ronald J. Riegel Chapter 35 Laser Therapy and Equine Performance Maintenance Sean Redman Chapter 36 Laser Therapy and Multimodal Equine Rehabilitation Brenda S. McDuffee Chapter 37 High Intensity Laser Therapy for the Equine Patient Damiano Fortuna Part IX Clinical Applications of Laser Therapy in Food Animal Practice Chapter 38 Laser Therapy in Food Animal Practice Julie Gard Part X Laser Therapy and Alternative and Regenerative Therapies Chapter 39 Laser Therapy and Acupuncture Carolina Medina Chapter 40 Laser Therapy in Veterinary Regenerative Medicine Debra Canapp Part IX Integrating Laser Therapy into Veterinary Medicine Chapter 41 Successful Implementation and Marketing of Laser Therapy Diane J. Miller Chapter 42 The Role of Veterinary Technicians and Nurses in Laser Therapy Renaud Houyoux and Laura Kortelainen Chapter 43 Return on the Investment in a Therapy Laser David J. Fenoglio Index
The editors Ronald J. Riegel, DVM, is the Co-founder of the American Institute of Medical Laser Applications in Marysville, Ohio, USA. John C. Godbold, Jr., DVM, is the Founder of Stonehaven Veterinary Consulting in Jackson, Tennessee, USA.
Laser Therapy in Veterinary Medicine Photobiomodulation Laser Therapy in Veterinary Medicine: Photobiomodulation is a complete guide to using therapeutic lasers to treat veterinary patients. Focusing on practical information for incorporating laser therapy into veterinary practice, the book covers applications for dogs, cats, horses, exotic animals, and food animals. It offers a practical, clinically oriented manual for successfully using photobiomodulation in the veterinary clinic. The book begins with introductory chapters explaining the basic principles involved, including physics, the biochemical mechanisms of action, and general guidelines for using therapeutic lasers. Subsequent chapters focus on specific clinical applications. Laser Therapy in Veterinary Medicine: Photobiomodulation is an essential reference for any veterinarian wishing to enhance their practice with laser therapy. Key features Offers a comprehensive resource for incorporating therapeutic lasers in veterinary practice Focuses on practical information tailored for the veterinary clinic Written by 37 leading experts in veterinary laser therapy Provides a thorough foundation on this standard-of-care modality Emphasizes clinical applications with a real-world approach Related titles Canine Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation Edited by M. Christine Zink and Janet B. Van Dyke 9780813812168 Practical Physiotherapy for Small Animal Practice By David Prydie and Isobel Hewitt 9781118661543 Animal Physiotherapy: Assessment, Treatment and Rehabilitation of Animals, Second Edition Edited by Catherine McGowan and Lesley Goff 9781118852323