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A must for everybody interested in Low Level Laser Therapy.
400 pages, hard cover
A laser can be a powerful tool
We often think of weapons when we hear the word "laser". And a weapon is just what a laser can be - a weapon against pain and disease.
This book gives readers an introduction to laser medicine in general and to laser therapy in particular, although it should also serve as a useful guide and reference work for research scientists, doctors, dentists, veterinary surgeons and other workers within the medical field. Every indication discussed is supported by mini-abstracts, and reference is made to over 1,000 scientific sources.
Readers will find that laser therapy is an effective treatment for many types of disorder. It is painless and devoid of risk and is now fast gaining international recognition as a valuable form of medical treatment. Laser therapy has been well documented. Today, nearly 100 positive double-blind studies have been published on the effects of the therapeutic laser, so that treatment by laser can no longer be regarded merely as a form of alternative medicine.
The method itself is not particularly new - the first reports on laser photo-stimulation in animals and humans date back to 1967.
As an orientation, a chapter on surgical lasers has also been included
in the book. The book also includes contributions by the following laser
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|Jan Tunér is a dentist in private practice, working with LLLT since 1986. Member of the editorial board of Laser Therapy, the organ of WALT.||About the authors:
|| Lars Hode is
specializing in laser applications in the medical field, working with LLLT since 1984. Chairman of the Swedish Laser-Medical Association.
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