Welcome to Neuro-Laser Foundation!
Our friendly and helpful medical team is here to provide you all of the latest techniques in chiropractic and medical care.
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Dr. Morries, DC
Graduated from Logan Chiropractic College in 1969, 2nd in his class, with honors. He started practice in Denver, in 1973, with two established doctors. Dr. Morries moved his practice to Englewood, and practiced there for 32 years. He has recently moved to 215 S. Wadsworth, to a larger facility. During those many years; Dr. Morries served his profession as President of the Colorado Chiropractic Association, chairman of many committees. He has served as advisor on special projects and received numerous honors.
His continuing education has included Board Certification in: Neurology, Sports Injuries, Rehabilitation, and Disability Analyst. He attended Classes in Rehabilitation at the #1 Chicago Institute of Rehabilitation. Dr. Morries was educated at Harvard Medical School-Postgraduate studies in Neurodiagnosis, and the American Academy of Neurology on two different occasion for classes in Neurodiagnosis.
He is chairman of the Colorado Chiropractic Journal Club; with which he has co- authored papers on; Hip Dysplasia, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Thoracic Outlet Syndrome, Plantar Fasciitis, and a case study on Lumbar Osteomyelitis. He was co-author in a Chronic Neck Pain study with Colorado University Health Science Center study and currently involved a co-author, in a second study with CU on Lumbar Spine pain and Laser Therapy. Dr. Morries, presented a Pilot Study on treatment of 55 cases of sciatica, with treatment by manipulation and laser therapy, which precipitated the current larger study.
In 2009, Dr. Gulevich, MD, neurologist and Dr. Morries presented their paper at the American Academy of Pain Medicine and was published in the 2009 Journal. He recently (9/2011) presented two papers at the NAALT convention, sponsored by University of Wisconsin, on laser therapy for Back Pain and Polyneuropathy. He is currently serving his second consecutive session with the Colorado Workers Compensation Guidelines committee, currently on Traumatic Brain Injury.
Dr. Morries is preparing a Laser Therapy based study, regarding the treatment of Traumatic Brain Injury. Dr. Morries, Dr. Gulevich, MD and Dr. T. Henderson, MD have completed a case study, involving using a nuclear medicine brain scans, for diagnosis. Treatment consisted of cognitive behavior therapy, laser therapy and exercise. The results were remarkable. For the proposed study, there are a number of Medical providers, PhD's, Therapist, and a Study Consultant from Harvard-MIT, on the panel.
Dr. Steve Gulevich, MD
Dr. Gulevich, graduated from Stanford University in 1981, and earned his doctorate in medicine from Duke University in 1985. After medical school, Dr. Gulevich Trained in internal medicine (1986-1989) at the University of Washington in Seattle. He did his post doctoral training in clinical neurophysiology at the University of California at San Diego and later served on the faculty at U.C.S.D.
Dr. Gulevich has practiced neurology in Colorado since 1992. Dr. Gulevich holds board certifications from the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and the American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Electrodiagnostic Medicine. He joined the Colorado Medical Society in 1992, and has served in the House of Delegates since 1993. He served as the neurologist to the HealthONE institional review board from 1995 to 2003.
Dr. Gulevich currently holds licenses in Colorado, Kansas, and Nebraska. Dr. Gulevich has authored approximately twenty articles, abstracts, and chapters.
Dr. Ted Henderson, MD, PhD
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What We Do
Laser Therapy, using a Class IV laser. Therapy advances the blood circulation through the injured tissue, to promote healing. It also stimulates ATP in the treated cells, which increases energy of the cells. Laser has been known to stimulate the function of over 100 genes. Laser has been postulated to increase nerve growth by stimulating Nerve Growth Factor and stimulating Neurogenesis.
All About Therapeutic Care
Therapeutic care, exercises and rehabilitation. For most of our neurological conditions, exercises with consist of; Balance training, proprioception exercises, gait training, physical therpay, spinal stabilization, and cardio vascular exercises.
How Does Laser Work
The Class IV laser: has the power (Watts) to penetrate the muscular tissue for a therapeutic range of about 2 1/2 inches to 3 inches. The Near Infra Red wave stimulates the Mitochrondra of each cell, to stimulate the production of ATP. ATP in combination with other changes, stimulates transcription factors, which stimulate >100 genes to become active. This increase tissue oxgenation, NGF nerve growth factor, and other factors to promote tissue healing. Pain reduction, occurs by reduction of subtanc P and other prostoglandalins, to reduce inflamation, in the local tissues..
In the brain, a limited amount of the NIR penetrates the skull to stimulate the mitochrondral of the neuro cells, this in turn stimulates blood infusion and increased blood flow and tissue oxygenation. There is reference to the stimulation of Nerve Growth factors, and neurogenesis.
In Short: The laser increases the blood flow in the brain.