Photobiomodulation in the Brain : Low-Level Laser (Light) Therapy in Neurology and Neuroscience

Michael R Hamblin; Ying-Ying Huang

Photobiomodulation in the Brain: Low-Level Laser (Light) Therapy in Neurology and Neuroscience presents the fundamentals of photobiomodulation and the diversity of applications in which light can be implemented.

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in the brain. It will serve as a reference for future research in the area, providing the basic foundations readers need to understand photobiomodulation's science-based evidence, practical applications and related adaptations to specific therapeutic interventions. The book covers the mechanisms of action of photobiomodulation to the brain, and includes chapters describing the pre-clinical studies and clinical trials that have been undertaken for diverse brain disorders, including traumatic events, degenerative diseases and psychiatric disorders. Provides a much-needed reference on photobiomodulation with an unprecedented focus on the brain and its disordersFeatures a body of world-renowned editors and chapter authors that promote research, policy and fundingDiscusses the recent and rapid accumulation of literature in this area of research and the shift towards the use of non-invasive techniques in therapy