Laser Therapy – The Science, Healing, and Profits of High Power
Speaker: John C. Godbold Jr., DVM
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Join us for this popular and enlightening seminar on laser therapy: the most powerful, non-invasive technique for addressing acute and chronic pain, inflammation and wound healing. This seminar includes the science of therapeutic lasers and laser-tissue interaction, as well as a practical review of everyday conditions that benefit from laser therapy. Laser Therapy provides a noninvasive, drug free, and safe treatment modality for a wide variety of common conditions.
Symposium Topics will include:
Understanding the Technology
Class IV laser therapy has emerged as the fastest growing technology in veterinary medicine. Using a practical and easy to understand approach, the science behind why this modality is so successful will be presented.
Treatment Guidelines and Techniques
Successful treatment with Class IV therapy lasers depends on good technique and a good understanding of the parameters involved in treatment recommendations. Learn how and why patients are responding so well to therapy laser treatment.
Everyday Applications and Procedures
Class IV therapy lasers have a positive impact on patient care in a diversity of application. Clinical applications and procedures useful in practice will be demonstrated through presentation of clinical cases in slide show and video format.
About Dr. Godbold
Dr. Godbold graduated from Centre College of Kentucky in 1974 with a B.S. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and received his D.V.M. from Auburn University School of Veterinary Medicine in 1978. In 1980 he established Stonehaven Park Veterinary Hospital, a general small animal practice in Jackson, Tennessee, where he was a solo small animal practitioner for 33 years. Dr. Godbold currently works full time with Stonehaven Veterinary Consulting, teaching, and assisting colleagues as a consultant for laser surgery and laser therapy.
In 1999 Dr. Godbold developed a special interest in laser surgery. He has published several articles about the use of laser surgery in small animal practice. Previous publications have appeared in the Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association and the Newsletter of the Veterinary Surgical Laser Society and in 2002 Dr. Godbold published the widely distributed Atlas of CO2 Laser Surgery Procedures. In 2009 Dr. Godbold published the Atlas of Class IV Laser Therapy – Small Animal.
Dr. Godbold is in high demand as a laser trainer and has spoken at over 425 workshops, wet-labs and continuing education courses throughout the world.