Category Archives: THE FUTURE OF LLLT
Generation Bold Radio, May 3, 2021–Guest: James Carroll, THOR by Generation Bold Radio • A podcast on Anchor
James Carroll a Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine, and is considered the world’s leading proponent of using Red Light Therapy, also known as Photobiomodulation (PBM). He joins Blanquita Cullum to discuss the amazing breakthroughs.
American Oncology Network to be First Medical Oncology Network in United States to Offer THOR® Light Therapy at The Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders
New technology helps prevent oral mucositis for head and neck cancer patients undergoing radiation or chemoradiation
Fort Myers, Fla. & Bethesda, Md., March 08, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders (CCBD), an American Oncology Network (AON) partner, is pleased to announce it is now offering THOR® Photobiomodulation (PBM) therapy for the prevention and treatment of mouth sores in cancer therapy patients. Patients can now receive light therapy at both office locations in Maryland, Bethesda at 6410 Rockledge Drive, Suite 660 and in Germantown at 19735 Germantown Road, Suite 255.
The positive effects of PBM therapy on oral mucositis have been reported in 42 randomized controlled trials and nine systematic reviews, reducing the incidence of severe mucositis. Guidelines issued by the Multinational … Continue reading
West Virginia University Cancer Institute is using Photobiomodulation for their Oral mucositis patients
MONONGALIA COUNTY, W.Va (WDTV) – Cancer patients deal with many side effects when they go through treatment. The WVU Cancer Institute Department of Radiation Oncology found a way to prevent a side effect, known as mucositis, that is seen in head and neck cancer patients.
“It is an inflammation type of condition from head and neck radiation,” THOR Photomedicine dental and oral mucositis specialist, Sara Jane Snyder said. “They get painful sores throughout their entire oral cavity, down their esophagus and all they down through their digestive track,” she said.
“Anybody who’s getting a high dose of chemoradiation treatment, it’s almost 100 percent guarantee that their going to get a high level of oral mucositis.”
Having mucositis can make everyday tasks difficult, like eating or brushing your teeth. This is why using what is called photobiomodulation helps treat this side effect.
“What we … Continue reading
Shepherd University nursing students will use light therapy to help fight the opioid epidemic.
SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. (WDVM) — Shepherd University’s school of nursing hosted a photo-biomodulation therapy and wound management conference on Wednesday.
The conference discussed techniques in using light therapy to treat opioid addiction. the nursing school was recently awarded grant money from HRSA Anew, which will be used to fund studies to help find ways to fight West Virginia’s opioid crisis.
“We try to do as many things as we can to help the students to prepare to be able to treat the patients and to be able to impact the opioid epidemic at some point,” said Dr. Kelly Watson Huffer Assistant Professor at Shepherd University School of Nursing.
At the conference, students were able to practice using equipment that would be used for light therapy methods.
THOR Photomedicine work with leading universities and hospitals around the world, providing up to date research data and cutting edge knowledge on training courses. This 2 minute video gives you a small taste/overview of what you can expect attending our one day Photobiomodulation workshop course.
Register today for our comprehensive training and equip yourself with the tools to relieve pain.
THOR Photomedicine provide the best Photobiomodulation (PBM) / low level laser therapy (LLLT) training in the world. This 2 minute video gives you a small taste/overview of what you can expect attending our one day Photobiomodulation workshop course.
View current photobiomodulation therapy training dates in your location.