Interview with Brave Meadows Owner/Operator Shannon Thompson

In August 2018, we Interviewed Shannon Thompson, owner and operator of Brave Meadows Therapeutic Riding Center in Gray, GA.  We learned that she had recently used maggot debridement therapy to help heal one of her therapy horse’s hooves, and we were intrigued at the intersection of two distinct types of biotherapy (Maggot therapy and Hippotherapy).  Shannon…

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Biotherapy Journal Review just published!

Have you seen our Biotherapy Journal Review?  It is targeted to researchers, medical professionals, and laypeople alike.  Each issue includes several reviews of published journal articles within the broad umbrella of biotherapy.  The Biotherapy Journal Review also provides a convenient reference list for each biotherapy discipline, including all research published in that discipline within the…

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Rothenberger et. al. Biotherapy Journal Review Fall 2017

Journal Citation Rothenberger J, Petersen W, Schaller HE, Held M. Determining the appropriate number and duration of leech therapy in congested tissues using tissue spectrophotometry and laser Doppler flowmetry. Wound Repair Regen. 2016;24:1023-1029. Published Abstract A universal protocol determining the number of leeches and their application time does not exist. The aim of this study,…

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Leitner et. al. Biotherapy Journal Review Fall 2017

Journal Citation Leitner L, Sybesma W, Chanishvili N, Goderdzishvili M, Chkhotua A, Ujmajuridze A, Schneider MP, Sartori A, Mehnert U, Bachmann LM, Kessler TM. Bacteriophages for treating urinary tract infections in patients undergoing transurethral resection of the prostate: a randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind clinical trial. BMC Urol. 2017;17:90. Published Abstract BACKGROUND:  Urinary tract infections (UTI) are…

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