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Industry news on LLLT, Low Level Laser Therapy, Cold Laser, Laser Biostimulation, LEPT Low Energy photon Therapy, LILT Low Intensity Laser therapy, Photobiomodulation, Photostimulation, Laser Therapy

Shepherd University has introduced Photobiomodulation to their advanced practice nurses and faculty members

Dr. Robert Bowen, left, describes PBM therapy while James Carroll, founder and CEO of THOR Photomedicine demonstrates how the therapy works on Barbara Sherman’s neck during an interactive training course Wednesday, at Shepherd University.

Shepherd University in partnership with the Photobiomodulation Therapy Foundation, announced its new health education initiative Wednesday during a day-long workshop, which introduced PBM, or photobiomodulation, to Shepherd’s advanced practice nurses and faculty members. It is considered the first step in bringing the application of light-based treatments into the nursing curriculum.

“PBM is important to West Virginians,” said Dr. Sharon Mailey, acting dean for and chair of the … Continue reading

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THOR in the news at Shepherd University

Shepherd University announces new strategic health education initiative.

Shepherd University and the PBM Foundation will tackle healing in a different way, by bringing the science and application of light-based treatments into their curriculum.

Read the full article and watch the video on localdvm.com

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LumiThera Named Most Innovative And Promising Medtech & E-Health Company At Biovision 2017

The LT-300 LED ophthalmologic instrument station provides a multi-wavelength approach to treating ocular disease.LumiThera® Inc., a clinical stage medical device company focused on delivering non-invasive photobiomodulation (PBM) therapies for ocular disorders and disease, today announced it has been awarded the prestigious “MOST INNOVATIVE AND PROMISING MEDTECH & E-HEALTH COMPANY” during Biovision 2017 in Lyon, France.

This is great news for patients suffering from dry AMD who have no other treatment alternatives!

Read the full press release:
LumiThera Named Most Innovative And Promising Medtech & E-Health Company At Biovision 2017

Disclosure: I am an investor in Lumithera a) because it successfully treats an unmet medical need, (dry AMD) b) I … Continue reading

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James Carroll SPIE 2016 interview

The LLLT / PBM world according to James Carroll, CEO of THORLaser

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NICE to see you

The good news is I received an invite from NICE to go see them.

NICE are the UK’s National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence. Their guidance helps British health professionals deliver the optimal care based on the best available evidence. It seems they like what we do and want me go show them LLLT. Watch this space.  8-)

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FDA Future trends survey forecasts photonic products by 2018

The survey not very specific and just refers to “optical therapeutic devices” and “photonic products” in it’s list of “significantly innovative technology areas likely by 2018”

full paper available here http://www.fda.gov/downloads/AboutFDA/CentersOffices/CDRH/CDRHReports/UCM238527.pdf

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The Times newspaper (UK) feature on pain management gives LLLT a good mention

The Times newspaper (UK) feature on pain management gives LLLT a good mention.
Download PDF here: https://www.thorlaser.com/downloads/Pain-Management-feature-The-Times-UK.pdf

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LLLT in the Lancet Top 20 Hit Parade

The paper by Roberta Chow, Mark Johnson, Rodrigo Lopes-Martins, Jan M Bjordal titled “Efficacy of low-level laser therapy in the management of neck pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised placebo or active-treatment controlled trials” (abstract here) reached number 17 in The Lancet top 20 most downloaded papers for 2010. The full top 20 list is here:

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