Low Level Laser Educational Symposium

Master Priority Principle® to Gain Superior Outcomes
Multi Radiance Super Pulsed Laser Certification Course
November 14-17, 2019
Orlando, Florida USA

Purpose:

Get out of the cold and into to the sun!  Experience first-hand the benefits of photobiomodulation therapy in beautiful Orlando.  Super pulsed laser therapy is an exciting modality, but it can be confusing for novice users.  We’ve developed a program that breaks down the mystery of Laser/Light Therapy and explores the scientific and clinical applications as it relates to current practice.

This program is designed to address the most common questions posed by clinicians while exploring all aspects of laser and light therapy including basic science, research and technical specifications of therapeutic laser/light devices.  Evidence-based research is presented and goes beyond the didactic to include practical and clinically relevant treatment techniques and protocols for users to take back to clinic and begin using immediately.  Additionally, we will have a hands-on demonstration for commonly treated clinical conditions and creating your own protocols by using Priority Principle®.  These will be presented and demonstrated to ensure clinicians are confident and capable of safely and effectively implements laser/light therapy into their office.

Course Objectives:

  • 1Understand the basic biological photochemical reactions to laser/light therapy, and all basic light therapy parameters necessary for successful clinical outcomes
  • 2Review current, relevant and evidence-based literature as it relates to the efficacy of laser therapy in clinical settings
  • 3Implement and explore Priority Principle® protocols for administering laser therapy for a wide variety of frequent clinical conditions 
  • 4Attendees that complete the course will receive a Certificate from Laser Therapy University on the use of Multi Radiance lasers.

Schedule

Conference Schedule   Class   Break Class   Lunch Class Break Class
Thursday - classroom style Setup 8-5 Reception and poster session with bartender and hors d'ouvres 5-7 pm                
Friday - classroom style 7 am - 8 am 8-10:00   10:00-10:20 10:20 - 12   12 - 1:20 1:20-3:00 3-3:20 3:20 - 5pm
Saturday - classroom style 7 am - 8 am 8-10:00   10:00-10:20 10:20 - 12   12 - 1:20 1:20-3:00 3-3:20 3:20 - 5pm
  during lunch break split room in half for breakouts - Veterinary and Clinical               noon-5pm  
Sunday - round tables 7 am - 8 am 8-10:00 Laser Certification   10:00-10:20 10:20 - 12        
Saturday evening - Boat ride w/ drinks and snacks - Separate fee

Thursday, November 14th Multi Radiance Medical will host a Welcome Reception and Live Poster Session from 5pm – 7pm in the hotel garden area (weather permitting). A cocktail bar and hot/cold hors d’oeuvres will be provided.

Friday, November 15th will begin with breakfast and registration. Our educational sessions start with an overview of photobiomodulation and jumping right into our Priority Principle. Each principle will begin with a scientific research review followed by clinical application. Lunch will be provided.

FRIDAY, November 15th   SPEAKER TOPIC
7:00 - 8:00 Registration Breakfast   Everyone needs to bring their lasers!!
8:00 - 8:20   Robin Schumacher Opening Remarks - housekeeping, introduce speakers
8:20 - 8:40   Doug Johnson PBM Overview - history of research - where we are - clinical
8:40 - 9:00 Carraway - Moderate JeriAnne Lyons Mechanism
9:00 - 9:20   JeriAnne Lyons Mechanism Q&A
9:20 - 9:40   Doug Johnson Priority Principle
9:40 - 10:00   Janis Eells Swelling Research - lymph
Break - 20 minutes Snacks/Drinks    
10:20 - 10:40   Brian Fitzpatrick Swelling Clinical Applications and Demo - pull from audience - upper and lower extremity
10:40 - 11:00 Leal - Moderate Shaiane Inflammation Research
11:00 - 11:20   Shaiane Inflammation Research
11:20 - 11:40   Brent Ungar Inflammation Clinical Applications and Demo - target & dose
11:40 - 12:00   Doug Johnson Muscle Spasms Research
Lunch - 1 hr 20 min Boxed Lunch    
1:20 - 1:40   Chris Carraway / Robin Schumacher Review AM sessions- Jeopardy
1:40 - 2:00 Carraway - Moderate Brent Ungar Muscle Spasms Clinical and Demo - pontinens principle
2:00 - 2:20   Ernesto Leal Junior Pain Research
2:20 - 2:40   Neide Fibromyalgia
2:40 - 3:00   Marcello Epicondylitis
Break - 20 minutes Snacks/Drinks    
3:20 - 3:40 Chris - Moderate Chris Carraway Pain Clinical and Demo
3:40 - 4:00   Doug Johnson TISSUE REPAIR Research
4:00 - 4:20   Janis Eells Wound Healing
4:20 - 4:40   JeriAnne Lyons MS Case study
4:40 - 5:00     Q&A
     

Saturday, November 16th will begin with breakfast and continue sessions on Priority Principle. We will play Laser Games and move right into Parameters and other necessary information. The afternoon will consist of Veterinary and Clinical Break Out Sessions… along with choices for outside activities and extended off-site learning. Breakfas and lunch will be provided.

SATURDAY, November 16th   SPEAKER TOPIC
7:00 - 8:00 Registration Breakfast    
8:00 - 8:20 Leal - Moderate Chris Carraway Range of Motion Clinical and Demo
8:20 - 8:40   Ernesto Leal Jr Strength and Performance Research
8:40 - 9:00   Caroline Strength and Performance Research
9:00 - 9:20   Brent Ungar Strength and Performance Clinical and Demo
9:20 - 9:40   John Bruno Rescue
9:40 - 10:00     Laser Games
Break - 20 minutes Snacks/Drinks    
10:20 - 10:40 Schumacher - Moderate Ernesto Leal Jr Parameters
10:40 - 11:00   Chris Carraway Talking Technique
11:00 - 11:20   Chris Carraway
11:20 - 11:40   Implementing what you've learned
11:40 - 12:00     Q&A - with panel - Carraway, Johnson, Leal, Eells
Lunch - 1 hr 20 min Lunch on MRM    
BREAKOUTSESSIONS Leal - Moderate Strong- Moderate  
1:20 - 1:40 COPD - Eduardo Mark Strong Break out Sessions - Veterinary
1:40 - 2:00 Sports Injuries - Brent Tentative   1-5pm
2:00 - 2:20 Voice Restoration - Carraway Jaime Collins Presentation and Live Vet Demo
2:20 - 2:40 DPT - Fernando Tentative    
2:40 - 3:00 Headaches - SPG - Carraway    
Break - 20 minutes Snacks/Drinks Day Trip 3-9 pm  
3:20 - 3:40   Mark  
3:40 - 4:00      
4:00 - 4:20    
4:20 - 4:40      
4:40 - 5:00      
Close    
5:30 BOAT RIDE - COCKTAILS AND SNACKS  

Sunday, November 17th will begin with breakfast and a review prior to certification testing. Late morning will offer clinicians and veterinarians sharing case stories, practice advice and a few guest speakers. Conference Closing Remarks at noon.

SUNDAY, November 17th   SPEAKER TOPIC
7:00 - 8:00 Registration Continental Breakfast    
8:00 - 8:20     REVIEW AND Q&A
8:20 - 8:40     MRM Certificate Testing
8:40 - 9:00      
9:00 - 9:20   Chris Carraway PBM in your practice
9:20 - 9:40     Case Story share session
9:40 - 10:00      
Break - 20 minutes Snacks/Drinks    
10:20 - 10:40     guest speakers
10:40 - 11:00      
11:00 - 11:20      
11:20 - 11:40      
11:40 - 12:00      
Closing    

Speakers:

Webinars

Douglas Johnson has over 25 years in the clinical practice and serves as the Senior Vice President, Clinical and Scientific Affairs at Multi Radiance Medical and Chief Science Officer at PhotoOpTx. He is involved in numerous research studies involving PBM that focus on human performance enhancement and rehabilitation. Named as a clinical advisor to Laser Therapy U and serves as a member of the NAALT Board of Directors.

Webinars

Dr. Chris Carraway is a chiropractic neurologist with over 33 years of private practice. He serves as the Director/Host of Laser Therapy U, offering clinical support worldwide and has developed several innovative PBM protocols for a range of neurological conditions including migraine headaches, trigeminal neuralgia, pudendal neuralgia and more. Dr. Carraway has lectured extensively for Laser Therapy University for over a decade. LTU has grown to become the largest PBM organization in the world. Served on the multi-disciplinary team responsible for developing the Priority Principles. His work has been featured at NAALT, WALT, and The World Federation of Chiropractic to name a few. Douglas Johnson, Senior Vice President, Clinical and Scientific Affairs at Multi Radiance Medical has described Dr. Carraway as "the boldest and most innovative laser practitioner he has had the pleasure of knowing."  

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Ernesto Leal-Junior has a bachelor’s degree in physical therapy, a Master´s degree in Biomedical Engineering, and he defended his PhD thesis in 2010 at University of Bergen in Norway. In 2012, he finished his Post-Doctoral internship at Department of Pharmacology at the University of Sao Paulo. Dr. Leal-Junior is a Full Professor at Nove Julho University in Sao Paulo (Brazil) since 2010, where he is the head of the Laboratory of Phototherapy and Innovative Technologies in Health and supervises several Post-doctoral fellows, Ph.D. candidates and master’s degree students. Currently Dr. Leal-Junior serves as a member of the editorial board of Photomedicine and Laser Surgery, and is the associate editor of the Brazilian Journal of Physical Therapy. Dr. Leal-Junior received the Research Productivity Award by the Brazilian Council of Research and Development in 2015 and has over 100 scientific papers published in international peer-reviewed journals (indexed by Pubmed/Medline) to date. 

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Robin Schumacher began working with Photomedicine in 2004. Hired as Director of Sales with a Wisconsin photobiomodulation company that invented the original plant growth lights for NASA, her role quickly evolved to Project Coordinator for NASA LED clinical trials. As the Director of Clinical Research for QBMI PhotoMedicine, she coordinated research projects at various centers across the globe. Robin served on the board of NAALT (North American Association for Laser Therapy) Executive Committee as Secretary from June 2008 – December 2014. Her career with Laser Therapy U began in May 2014 as Director of Education and Production Development.

Registration:

Before you register, it’s important to understand our registration policies detailed below. Submission of your symposium registration acknowledges acceptance of these below terms and provisions of registration. CANCELLATIONS, REFUNDS, AND TRANSFERS: Cancellations will only be considered when received in writing. You may receive a refund for your symposium registration (less a $199 processing fee) for written cancellations received by LTU on or before September 30, 2019. Only medically verifiable cancellations will be considered for partial refund after September 30, 2019.  All requests for cancellations, refunds, and transfers should be addressed to: Info@lasertherapyu.org
Registrants who do not show up for the symposium and do not contact LTU (via written correspondence as listed above) prior to the end of the show automatically forfeit all registration fees. Regretfully, no considerations can be made after this date 11/1/19.

REPLACEMENT/TRANSFER: If you are unable to attend for any reason, you may transfer your registration to another person without penalty. All transfer request should be addressed to: Info@lasertherapyu.org, include your confirmation information with a cover letter stating your request along with a completed registration form from the person replacing you.

PAYMENT TERMS: Credit Cards ONLY: Visa and Mastercard credit cards accepted for EUR and USD payments; AMEX accepted for USD payments.  Wire Transfers will be allowed for non-United States attendees ONLY.  Please contact Info@lasertherapyu.org for any other payment methods.

COUPON PROMO CODES: Unique Promo Codes must be used during the registration process in order for discount to be applied to the symposium registration purchase. The discount cannot be applied to registrations which are already submitted. Codes are specific to each symposium and not valid for any future events. No refunds or exchanges.

FORCE MAJEURE: In the event LTU is prevented from carrying out its obligations as a result of any cause beyond its control, such as but not limited to acts of God, war, acts of terrorism, airline flight cancellations, strikes, lock-outs, flood, commercially unfeasible or failure of third parties to deliver goods or services, LTU shall be relieved of its obligations and liabilities for as long as fulfillment is prevented.

IMPORTANT DATES/RATES:
• Pre-registration (early bird) Fee = $399 ea   [Includes breakfast, lunch daily]
• Late Registration Fee = $499 (after August 31st)
• Students: Registration Fee = $199

Written cancellations incur $199 Processing Fee through: 7/1/19 - 9/30/19
Only Medically Verifiable Cancellations Considered: 9/30/19 – 10/31/19

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Location:


Courtyard by Marriott Orlando Lake Buena Vista in the Marriott Village
8623 Vineland Ave, Orlando, FL 32821
(407) 938-9001

Our host hotel at the Courtyard Orlando Lake Buena Vista in the Marriott Village is conveniently located near many of central Florida's most popular attractions.  Minutes from Universal Orlando Resort™, SeaWorld® Orlando and Kennedy Space Center and steps away from world class shopping. Additionally, as a Walt Disney World Good Neighbor® Hotel, they offer the ability to purchase tickets and utilize a free shuttle service to any Walt Disney World® park. 
After an exciting day of learning, retire to your spacious rooms or suites. Get off your feet and lay on your plush beds, watch your favorite show on flat-panel TVs or research the next day's events with free Wi-Fi. You can work out, tan or play at our 24-hour fitness center, outdoor pool and playground.  We have included time in the Program to explore all that Central Orlando has to offer.  

Use the link below to access our room block for discounted rates on your stay at the Courtyard Orlando Lake Buena Vista.
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Direction from Airport


Orlando International Airport (MCO)
Airport Phone: +1 407-825-2001
Hotel direction: 17.2 miles SW
This hotel does not provide shuttle service.
Alternate transportation: Mears Transportation; fee: 40 USD (one way); reservation required
Estimated taxi fare: 50 USD (one way)
Bus service, fee: 40 USD (one way)

Driving directions: Take 528 going West Follow to I-4 West. From I-4 West take Exit 68 (SR 535 Lake Buena Vista Exit). Go to first traffic light (SR 535) and make a left. Go to first light (Vineland Ave) make a left into Little Lake Bryan. Hotel is on the left.

PARKING: On-site parking, fee: 15 USD daily

Local Attractions:

With more than 100 amazing, standalone attractions, Orlando has no shortage of unique thrills you can’t find anywhere else. What’s more, they’re sprinkled throughout the destination, which means no matter where you’re staying, unforgettable adventures are nearby! Chief among its claims to fame is Walt Disney World, comprised of parks like the Magic Kingdom and Epcot, as well as water parks. Another major destination, Universal Orlando, offers Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure, with the Wizarding World of Harry Potter straddling both.
Whether you’re after mild, all-ages fun that the whole family can enjoy together, or wild, pulse pounding thrills you’ll have to see to believe, you’ll find them here — including many attractions that can only be experienced in Orlando!
In other words, no matter what sort of thrill you’re seeking, Orlando has it.
Abstract Submission:
No abstracts for this symposium are being accepted.

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Committee:
Robin Schumacher: Symposium Chair and Organizer
Ernesto Leal Junior: Scientific Track Committee Chair 
Christopher Carraway: Clinical Track Committee Chair

Sponsor:

Multi Radiance Medical, Solon, Ohio is a leading medical device company that develops and manufactures FDA-cleared super pulsed laser technology, for the temporary relief of acute/chronic pain, muscle stiffness, arthritis, muscle spasms, and other conditions. The MR4 Laser is indicated for the adjunctive use in providing relief from chronic neck and shoulder pain of musculoskeletal origin. Multi Radiance Medical has served rehabilitation, chiropractic, sport medicine and veterinary markets for 10 years and is in more than 30 countries selling thousands of lasers per year.  http://www.multiradiance.com



 

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