Shining a light on fibromyalgia

Clinical research has extensively proved the effectiveness of low level laser for treating pain and the associated symptoms of fibromyalgia (see Phototherapy and the Peripheral Nervous System, Mary Ann Liebert, 2011). But why? Let's shine a light on this disabling condition that claims at least 1.75 million sufferers in the UK alone. Fibromyalgia is a [...]

By | June 29th, 2015|Health & Care|0 Comments

Cold laser vs hot laser. What’s the difference?

What is the difference between the therapeutic laser that we use at Laser Medicine, and the kind of laser for hair removal or eye surgery? As I'm often asked, here's a little insight. Welcome to the geek edition... First off, what is laser? LASER stands for Light Amplification by the Stimulated Emission of Radiation. Laser [...]

By | June 18th, 2015|Health|0 Comments

On your knees…

Knee pain is the third most common pain reported to health practitioners, behind low back pain and headaches. Osteoarthritis of the knee is the most common type of arthritis, the major cause of pain and disability in the elderly. No matter what your age, if you have achey knees it's worth giving them some attention. [...]

By | June 11th, 2015|Health & Care|0 Comments