Author Archive for Steven Hines, DC

Cold Laser for Dummies

| December 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

LASER is an acronym for light amplification by stimulated emission of radiation. Cold laser or low-level laser therapy (LLLT) was first approved by the FDA for use in the United States in 2002. The theory was first introduced by Albert Einstein in 1917, and the Hughes Research Laboratories announced the first working laser in 1960. […]

Foot Levelers© Orthotics 101

| December 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Foot Levelers© company started in Dubuque, Iowa in the early 1960s and have been supporting chiropractic patients and their posture ever since. If ever there were a clear example of, “necessity is the mother of the invention”, it would be this company’s story. The company was started by a chiropractor expressly to help other […]

Why I Use a Cold Laser in My Practice

| December 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

In 2002, the FDA approved the use of cold laser for treatment of acute and chronic applications for physiological (neuromusculoskeletal) disease processes. I have witnessed the progress of these clinical trials of treatment protocols and clinical outcomes since 2002 and beyond. It, therefore, became necessary for me to include this modality in my practice. Since […]