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Exploring the Application & Science of Low-Level Laser Therapy

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Tue September 13, 2022 - 2:00 PM EST — Tue September 13, 2022 - 3:00 PM EST

Location: Your Home or Office

Speaker: Daniel Murphy, DC, DABCO
Steve Shanks, Erchonia President

Price: $0.00

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About the Seminar

Join Dr. Dan Murphy, DC online for exciting topics!

  1. Integrate concepts in laser photon therapy: wavelength, frequency, speed of light, fluence, penetration, secondary and primary physiological influences.
  2. Contrast the differences between thermal and non-thermal laser therapy.
  3. Develop the relationship between mitochondria, free radicals, ATP, cytochrome c oxidase enzyme, and laser photon therapy.
  4. Discuss the physiology of applying laser therapy to both the anatomical part of injury/complaint and to the nerve roots that innervate that anatomical part.
  5. Explain the biphasic nature of laser photon therapy as related to evolutionary biology and current clinical applications.

Seminar Topics

About the Speaker

Dan Murphy, DC, DABCO

Curriculum Vitae

Daniel Murphy, D.C.
P. O. Box 7044
Auburn, CA 95604

Education:

  • Undergraduate three years at the University of California, San Diego
  • 1978, graduated from Western States Chiropractic College, magna cum laude
  • 1986, Diplomate of the American Board of Chiropractic Orthopedics
  • Have accumulated approximately the following post-graduate continuing education hours: Biomechanics: 460 hours; Orthopedics: 910 hours; X-ray: 430 hours; Neurology: 880 hours; Nutrition 310 hours.

Clinical Experience:

  • Continuous clinical practice 1978 - 2003.
  • Part-time clinical practice 2003 through present.

Undergraduate Teaching Experience:

1982 to present and continuing, part-time undergraduate faculty at Life Chiropractic College West, in Hayward, CA. Current class is Management of Spinal Disorders; Rank, full professor.

Postgraduate Teaching Experience:

Have taught approximately 1,450 twelve hour postgraduate continuing education classes.

Class topics include: biomechanics of vehicular collisions; biomechanics of spine trauma; biomechanics of pediatric vehicular collisions; soft tissue injury and repair; pain and proprioceptive neurology; the management of spine and spinal related disorders; clinical nutrition.

Have taught postgraduate classes for Life Chiropractic College West, Los Angeles Chiropractic College, Life University (Chiropractic), Logan Chiropractic College, Palmer Chiropractic College, Cleveland Chiropractic College of Kansas City, University of Western States, and Northwestern Health Science University.

Publications:

  • 1989: Chapter V in Spinal Manipulation: "Posture, Tissues, Neurology and Health", published by Chiropractic Biophysics, Inc.
  • 1990-2013: Quarterly Column in the Journal of Clinical Chiropractic.
  • 1996: Contributing author: Motor Vehicle Collision Injuries, Aspen Publication.
  • 1998: Contributing author: Pediatric Chiropractic, Williams & Wilkins.
  • 2005: Contributing author: Motor Vehicle Collision Injuries, 2nd edition, Jones and Bartlett.
  • 2011: Contributing author: Pediatric Chiropractic, 2nd edition, Wolters Kluwer, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

Special Awards:

  • 1987, 1991 and 1995: Post-graduate Educator of the Year, given by the International Chiropractic Association.
  • 1997: The Carl S. Cleveland, Jr., Educator of the year, given by the International Chiropractic Association of California.
  • 2001: Dr. Murphy was honored by the readers of Dynamic Chiropractic as the top vote receiver for the “Our Virtual Chiropractic Association.”
  • In 2001, Dr. Murphy was chosen “Chiropractor of the Year” by the International Chiropractic Association of California.
  • 2003-2009, Vice President of the International Chiropractic Association.
  • 2009-2010, “Chiropractor of the Year” from the International Chiropractic

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