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Over the past decade, Anita’s focus has been treating neurological conditions with PBM, including traumatic brain injuries (TBI), aphasia post-stroke, Alzheimer’s and other dementias, autism spectrum disorder, and Parkinson’s. Saltmarche Health & Associates offers virtual clinical services internationally to adults and children via telehealth. Anita has published research on the effects of light therapy on acute and chronic wound healing, knee pain, traumatic brain injury, and Alzheimer’s and dementia.

BART Webinar Series Photobiomodulation for TBI with Anita Saltmarche

This webinar recording explores photobiomodulation (laser and light therapy) with Anita Saltmarche. Anita was a Geriatric Clinical Nurse Specialist at Sunnybrook Health Science Centre in Toronto for many years and the principal investigator, researcher, and consultant to the Ontario Ministry of Health on a large, multi-site interventional clinical trial. Anita will speak about the effects of photobiomodulation and how it can effectively treat chronic TBI and other neurological conditions.

Viewers will develop a basic understanding of:

  1. How light therapy affects cells and tissue, and the potential benefits for those living with TBI and other neurological conditions.
  2. Considerations if you are thinking about purchasing or trying light therapy.
  3. Integrating light therapy devices into an integrative treatment approach for TBI and other neurological conditions.

About our presenter: Anita Saltmarche, BScN MHSc

In various roles, Anita has been involved in photobiomodulation (laser and light therapy) over the past 22 years as the VP of Clinical & Scientific Affairs for a photobiomodulation (PBM) device manufacturer, consultant, educator, researcher, and clinician.