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Cold Laser Therapy / Low Level Laser Therapy ( LLLT ) for tissue healing, inflammation, pain relief and wounds. Equipment and training for medical professionals only.

LLLT Q&A : “how it is possible to have higher power density than the applicator’s total power”

QUESTION FROM KOREA Dear James The THOR 810nm 1W laser cluster (5 × 200mW) has a 1/e2 power density of 5.96W/cm2. Just wondering how it is possible to have higher power density than the applicator’s total power The formula is … Continue reading

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The next decade of LLLT – the barriers to mainstream adoption

Because LLLT modulates cellular oxidation and energy production it could potentially affect  a wide range of diseases, injuries or other dysfunctions in the body. By the end of the next decade, it is possible  LLLT may be used in almost … Continue reading

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Nobel Prize for Low Level Laser Therapy

The guest editorial by Oshiro in this months Photomedicine journal reminds us that a Nobel Prize was awarded to Finsen for Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT) almost a century ago (1903) for Lupus Vulgaris (a form of Tuberculosis). Of course … Continue reading

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LLLT mechanism conference August 2009 USA – update

The American Society for Photobiology is the latest and probably most academic organisation to turn it’s gaze towards Low Level Light Therapy (rather than just laser). August 7-8, 2009 If you have an academic interest in the mechanisms behind LLLT … Continue reading

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Condylar growth with LLLT

TEHRAN. Retrognathism is a type of malocclusion which refers to a maxilla or mandible which is further posterior than would be expected. In this study the authors find that laser irradiation can stimulate mandibular condylar growth and subsequently cause mandibular … Continue reading

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LLLT mechanism conference August 2009 USA

The American Society for Photobiology is the latest and probably most academic organisation to turn it’s gaze towards Low Level Light Therapy (rather than just laser). If you have an academic interest in the mechanisms behind LLLT then this meeting … Continue reading

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Muscle healing improved by low-level laser therapy

BRAZIL. Scientists at Universidade do Extremo Sul Catarinense evaluated the effect of laser on the mitochondrial respiratory chain after traumatic muscular injury on rats. Results showed that LLLT significantly increased the activities of complexes I, II, III, IV and succinate … Continue reading

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THOR Training schedule – New Dates

more details here 28 Feb 2009 USA Houston 29 March 2009 UK Edinburgh 6 April 2009 USA Washington DC 19 April 2009 UK London 10 May 2009 UK Bristol 07 June 2009 UK Manchester 14 June 2009 USA Los Angeles … Continue reading

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