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Shepherd University has partnered with the PBM Foundation to promote Photobiomodulation (PBM) as a preferred treatment in wound care, healing, and relief of pain.
The PBM Foundation will support Shepherd University in achieving a leadership role in the education of health professionals and other scientists in the use of PBM to help people in West Virginia and around the world recover from diseases and conditions having no effective treatment today.
To transform local and global healthcare, agriculture, and natural environments with PBM through education, research, and innovation.
Health and wellbeing will improve universally by using PBM knowledge, skills, and devices in injury and disease. Availability will expand through education, new treatments will be discovered by research, and efficacy will improve with innovation.
- More drugs are not the solution.
- More surgery is not the solution.
- But what else does medicine have?
- PBM is the new medicine for the future of health and ageingand Shepherd University is committing it’s self to becoming the centre of excellence for PBM.
PBM is a bio-photonic medicine (light rather than a pill).
The PBM light activates the body’s own innate healing and pain reliving mechanisms to heal faster and reduce pain.
There is good evidence for it’s effects on acute trauma as well as degenerative diseases such as:Macular DegenerationOsteoarthritisDementiaBack and neck painShingles and other neuropathic pain syndromesAlready there are more than 500 human clinical trials (RCTs) published.The FDA is set to make and announcement in March legitimising PBM as a treatment, and Shepherd University intends to demonstrate academic leadership by forming a PBM center of excellence.