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Digital Seminar

Red Light Therapy for Pain and Inflammation


Speakers:
Mike Stella, AT |  Alyson Evans, DC
Duration:
2 Hours 28 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright:
Jun 30, 2023
Product Code:
POS065354
Media Type:
Digital Seminar


Description

Red light therapy is growing in popularity – and it’s no wonder why.  With proven applications for pain, inflammation, and healing, you easily can layer this therapy with your existing treatment!  The results from this simple and cost-effective treatment are unparalleled. You get all the benefits of light, without the risks of UV light. Learn how red-light therapy has helped thousands of clinicians get better outcomes as you impact tissues at a deeper level than traditional approaches!  

Credits

Planning Committee Disclosure - Relevant relationships

Dr. Danny Porcelli is an independent contractor presenter with RockTape USA. His relevant financial relationship with an ineligible company has been mitigated.
 
 
All other members of the PESI, Inc. planning committee have provided disclosures of financial relationships with ineligible organizations and any relevant non-financial relationships prior to planning content for this activity. None of the remaining committee members had relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies or other potentially biasing relationships to disclose to learners.  For speaker disclosures, please see the faculty biography.


* Credit Note - **

NOTE: Tuition includes one free CE Certificate (participant will be able to print the certificate of completion after passing the online post-test (80% passing score) and completing the evaluation). Instructional methods will include PowerPoint, didactic lecture, and others.

Continuing Education Information:  Listed below are the continuing education credit(s) currently available for this non-interactive self-study package. Program content is reviewed periodically per accrediting board rules for currency and appropriateness for credit. Credit approvals are subject to change. Please note, your state licensing board dictates whether self-study is an acceptable form of continuing education. Please refer to your state rules and regulations. If your profession is not listed, please contact your licensing board to determine your continuing education requirements and check for reciprocal approval. 
For other credit inquiries not specified below, please contact info@pesi.com or 800-844-8260 before purchase.

Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of your profession.  As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your profession's standards.  

For Planning Committee disclosures, please see the statement above.  For speaker disclosures, please see the faculty biography.


* Credit Note - ---

Earn up to 2.0 CE hours. Please see below, for more details, as credit amounts vary by state and profession. 


Athletic Trainers

PESI, Inc. is recognized by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education for Certified Athletic Trainers. This self-study program has been approved for a maximum of 2.0 hours of Category A continuing education.


Chiropractors

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PESI is recognized by the PACE program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards. This online course consists of 2.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Approval # 06302023/065354.

For a list of boards that accept PACE courses, please visit this website: https://pacex.fclb.org/pages/BoardRequirements.php

**Please note that Chiropractors and/or Chiropractor Assistants must complete the post-test and evaluation and answer yes to the PACE Chiropractor question if they would like their participation submitted to PACE.


Florida Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Occupational Therapy. Provider Number #50-399. This course qualifies for 2.0 self-study continuing education credits.

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Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants

This course contains 2.0 hours of Distance Learning - Independent continuing education. It was not offered for AOTA CEUs. Please retain your certificate of completion. For state licensure or other credential renewal, contact those agencies for information about your reporting responsibilities and requirements.


Alaska Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

CE credit is available. This self-study course consists of 2.0 continuing education credit hours for Alaska Physical Therapists. The Board Rule 12 AAC 54.420 confirms acceptance of continuing education programs that are recognized by other state physical therapy licensing boards. PESI, Inc. is recognized by the Physical Therapy Board of California as an approval agency to approve providers.


Arizona Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

CE credit is available. The Arizona State Board of Physical Therapy recognizes continuing competence activities that have been approved by any state PT association or national medical/health care association (e.g., AOTA, ASHA). This self-study activity consists of 2.0 clock hours of instruction applicable for physical therapists.


California Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

PESI, Inc. is recognized by the Physical Therapy Board of California as an approval agency to approve providers. This self-study lecture qualifies for 2.0 continuing competency hours.


Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

This self-study course consists of 2.0 clock hours of instruction that is applicable for physical therapists. CE requirements for physical therapists vary by state/jurisdiction. Please retain the certificate of completion that you receive and use as proof of completion when required.


Illinois Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

PESI, Inc. is a Registered Physical Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor through the State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation. License #: 216.000270. This self-study course qualifies for 2.0 CE credit hours.


Kentucky Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants

This self-study course consists of 2.0 continuing education credit hours. For Kentucky licensees, according to 201 KAR 22:045, this self-study educational offering may be applied toward Category 2 continued competency requirements.  Please review the regulation to determine eligibility. 


Michigan Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

PESI, Inc. is an approval provider by the APTA Michigan. This self-study activity qualifies for 2.0 contact hours. Expires: 11/09/2024.


New York Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department, State Board for Physical Therapy as an approved provider for physical therapy and physical therapy assistant continuing education. This self-study course qualifies for 2.4 contact hours.


North Carolina Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Illinois Division of Professional Regulation, Provider Number: 216.000270. This intermediate course is approved by the North Carolina Board of Physical Therapy Examiners by virtue of PESI Inc. approved provider status with the Illinois Division of Professional Regulation. This course qualifies for 2.0 continuing education hours.


Oklahoma Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants

CE credit is available. This asynchronous activity consists of 2.0 continuing education credit hours for Oklahoma Physical Therapists. Oklahoma Administrative Code 435:20-9-3.1 confirms acceptance of continuing education programs offered by providers approved by other state physical therapy licensing boards. PESI, Inc. is a Registered Physical Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor through the State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation. License #: 216.000270.


Pennsylvania Physical Therapists and Assistants

The Pennsylvania State Board of Physical Therapy recognizes approval by all other state boards. This self-study activity consists of 2.0 clock hours of instruction that is applicable for physical therapists.


Utah Physical Therapists And Physical Therapist Assistants

This course is designed to meet the Utah DOPL Rule R156-24b-303b.2.c.iv - A commercial continuing education provider providing a course related to the practice of physical therapy. Please retain a copy of the advertising brochure and your certificate of completion to provide to your board should this be requested of you. This self-study activity consists of 2.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction.


Vermont Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

CE credit is available. This course consists of 2.0 continuing education credit hours for Vermont Physical Therapists. The Board confirms acceptance of continuing education programs that are recognized by other state physical therapy licensing boards. PESI, Inc. is a Registered Physical Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor through the State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation. License #: 216.000270.


Virginia Physical Therapists & Physical Therapy Assistants

CE credit is available. This self-study course consists of 2.0 hours of type 2 continued competency credit for Virginia Physical Therapists and Physical Therapy Assistants. Regulation 18VAC112-20-131, Section B, (2) states that up to ten type 2 continued competency credits can be earned by completing independent study activities related to the clinical practice of physical therapy. 


Other Professions

This self-study activity qualifies for 2.0 continuing education clock hours as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your activity advertisement and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific requirements.



Handouts/Brochure

Speaker

Mike Stella, AT's Profile

Mike Stella, AT Related seminars and products


Mike Stella, AT, is a Certified Athletic Trainer, Corrective Exercise Specialist, and Performance Enhancement Specialist who is dedicated to helping all athletes and people overcome injuries and functional limitations. Mike has served as an athletic trainer for the Florida Gators Football and Track & Field teams, assisting in all facets of sports medicine, including injury evaluation, treatment, and rehabilitation. While with the Gators, Mike developed his affinity for manual therapies, honing his skills with some of the best athletes, coaches, and multidisciplinary medical staff in the nation.

After his time at Florida, Mike was hired as the rehabilitation coordinator and athletic trainer at George Washington University. Since then, Mike has seen time at other NCAA Division 1 universities, as well as in the private sector at the US Athletic Training Center. He then started Recovery Lab, a unique membership-based sports medicine model in Syosset, NY. Mike is a Marist College graduate with a Bachelor of Science Degree in sports medicine and athletic training. He also holds a Master’s Degree in sports management from George Washington University.

 

Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Michael Stella is the owner of The Movement Underground, LLC and receives a speaking honorarium from Fridge, LLC and Implus, LLC. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. All relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations have been mitigated.
Non-financial: Michael Stella has no relevant non-financial relationships.


Alyson Evans, DC's Profile

Alyson Evans, DC Related seminars and products


Alyson Evans, DC, has dedicated the last 20 years to mashing up her passions for healthcare and education, alongside pursuing her purpose of building and serving a team. Alyson has helped grow multiple businesses, by prioritizing professional education and product innovation. She was at the forefront of growing the RockTape brand and community for a decade. Up for a new challenge, she found herself asking "What else is possible?" Alyson is the C-CEO and Founder of Fringe, a company grounded by its dedication to improving how we live and how we learn.

 

Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Alyson Evans is the founder and co-CEO of FRINGE. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Non-financial: Alyson Evans has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.

 


Additional Info

Access for Self-Study (Non-Interactive)

Access never expires for this product.


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Objectives

  1. Appraise mechanisms of red light therapy that are specifically designed to treat symptoms and effects of pain and inflammatory conditions. 
  2. Practice and refine red light therapy treatment techniques that are specifically tailored to improve common conditions such as local and systemic pain, inflammation, as well as the patient’s perception of pain experience.  
  3. Evaluate clinical case situations where red light therapy may benefit a patient experiencing pain and inflammation and justify treatment approaches and parameters based on recent scientific review. 

Outline

Yesterday’s Medicine and Today’s Science 

  • Light in Medicine 
  • History and Recorded Uses 
  • Key Terms in Light Therapy  
    • Electromagnetic Spectrum 
    • Wavelengths 
    • Light Pathways - visual and skin 
    • Natural Light Recommendations 

Light Effects on the Human Body 

  • Cellular Mechanisms (How Light Works at the Cellular Level) 
    • Inflammation 
    • Cellular Protection 
    • Proliferation 
    • Migration 
    • Protein Synthesis 

Molecular Mechanisms (How Light Works at the Molecular Level) 

  • CCO  
  • Collagen  
  • ROS  
  • Cytokines 
  • Keratinocytic Growth Factor  
  • Photoreceptors 
  • Mitochondria 

Today’s Science: Red and Near Infrared Light Therapy 

  • LED vs. Laser technology 
  • Defining and understanding: 
  • Terminology in Red Light (LED) Therapy 
    • Irradiance/Intensity mw/Cm2 
    • Dosage J/cm2 - Energy 
    • Treatment Time 
    • Treatment Area 
    • Treatment Frequency 
    • Direct contact vs. non direct contact red light therapy - wraps vs. panels 

Contraindications to Light Therapy Treatment  

  • Heat/Thermal 
  • Eyes 
  • Skin Tone 
  • Age: Geriatrics & Pediatrics 
  • Health Conditions: Pregnancy 
  • Medication Interactions 
  • EMF & Flicker 

Pain Pathophysiology 

  • Mechanisms of Pain and Inflammation 
  • Typical Patient Presentation  
    • Local, Systemic, Post-Operative 
  • Historical Treatment Options  
  • Epidemiology and Prevalence Data 
  • Typical Disease Progression 

Pain and Inflammation Symptoms: 

  • Pathogenic and neurogenic  
  • Inflammation 
  • Sensation Loss or Hypersensitivity 
  • Pain and Inflammation from Delayed Wound Healing 
  • Pain and Inflammation from Immobilization or Surgery 

Treatment Regions and Red Light Therapy Protocols for Pain/Inflammation Conditions:     

  • Pain/Inflammation Conditions of the Upper Body 
  • Pain/Inflammation Conditions of the Lower Body 
  • Pain/Inflammation Conditions of the Spine 
  • Systemic Pain/Inflammation Conditions  

For all Pain and Inflammatory Conditions, each section will include content on: 

  • Mechanism of how red light influences the particular problem 
  • Research review on pertinent studies related to the indication 
  • Treatment parameters for each indication 

Picking a Red Light Therapy Product for Clinic/Home Use 

  • Review Power measurements 
  • Irradiance 
  • EMF 
  • Flicker 
  • Contact vs. Non Contact

Case Study Review 

Target Audience

  • Nurses
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Clinical Nurse Specialists
  • Physician Assistants
  • Physical Therapists
  • Physical Therapist Assistants
  • Athletic Trainers
  • Coaches
  • Personal Trainers
  • Strength and Conditioning Specialists
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Occupational Therapy Assistants 

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