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Knapp, D. Class IV laser therapy treatment of multifactorial lumbar stenosis with low-back and leg pain: A case study. JACA Online 2010; 47 (1):10-15.

Knapp, D.Postherpetic (Shingles) Neuralgia: Case Study of Class IV Laser Therapy Intervention, Clin J Pain. Volume 29, Issue 10, 2013, pp. e6-e9  © 2013 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins doi: 10.1097/AJP.0b013e31828b8ef8

Knapp, D.Laser Therapy: Understanding a New Chiropractic Modality, Part I. ACANews 2010; 6(10):26-29Knapp, D. Laser Therapy: Understanding a New Chiropractic Modality, and Part II. ACANews 2010; 6(11):26-28.


04/23/2010 University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine Integrative Medicine Symposium and Expo: Class IV Laser Therapy Treatment of Multi-factorial Lumbar Stenosis with Low Back and Leg Pain

04/17/2009 University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine Integrative Medicine Symposium and Expo: Class IV Laser Therapy Case Studies in Sports Medicine

02/16/2009 University of Miami, Hecht Athletic Center, Laser Physiology for the Athletic Trainers, Clinical Demonstration

09/19/2008 Logan College of Chiropractic Research Department, Introduction to Class IV Therapeutic Laser

04/29/2008 University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine 2008 Integrative Medicine Symposium and Expo, Class IV Therapeutic Laser in Research and Clinical Application

02/22/2007 University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Ryder Trauma Center, Laser Therapy Research Possibilities


 Dr. Knapp has been practicing in Sarasota, FL since 1985 since graduating  Magna Cum Laude from Logan College of Chiropractic in St. Louis, MO.  Prior  to this he was an undergraduate pre-medicine major at Bowling Green  State  University in Ohio. He is a level 1 rehabilitation chiropractor by the  American  Chiropractic Rehabilitation Board, registered McKenzie,  and KinesioTaping practitioner. He completed the ACA Post-Surgical Spinal Rehabilitation program.  He is a past guest faculty and  Laser Therapy Research Consultant to the University of Miami Miller School  of Medicine Department of Complementary and Integrative Medicine, Miami VA System Department of Rehabilitation, and Nova  Southeastern University College of Health Care Sciences. He is also a past research consultant to LiteCure LLC. Dr. Knapp is currently a Laser Safety Officer for the Florida Chiropractic Association.  He has published 4 papers on Class IV laser therapy.  In 2013 Dr.  Knapp was one of 300 U.S. chiropractors chosen to participate in the NIH funded study  Foundations of Evidence Informed Practice through Northwestern Health Sciences University and the University of  Pittsburgh.  Dr. Knapp was  awarded the 2010 Sarasota Natural Choice  Award Favorite Chiropractic  Physician, 2011, 2012 and 2014 Best Chiropractic Care, as well as 2012  Man of the Year.

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