About Ruth Phypers

Ruth Phypers combines extensive health and recovery knowledge with Low Level Laser (cold laser) technology. Mentored by Professor Gordon Farmer M.D, pioneer of therapeutic laser (photobiomodulation) in the UK and President of the UK Institute of Therapeutic Laser, Phypers is expert in cold laser protocols developed during Professor Farmer’s extensive 40 years of research. She runs a Harley Street medical practice in Photomedicine (Low Level Laser Photobiomodulation) focusing on addiction/trauma recovery, pain relief, youthful ageing and natural beauty aesthetics. Ruth Phypers casts a unique light on female empowerment through a fully integrated mind body and spirit approach to recovery, healing and sexuality. She is a living example of how to transform the shame of sexual and emotional abuse into feminine strength and is a positive role model. Phypers studies yoga and meditation from both practical and academic perspectives. A Buddhist since 2001 and a third series Astanga Yoga practitioner, Ruth has a Masters (Distinction) in the Traditions of Yoga and Meditation from SOAS, University of London and is currently in the research phase of a Doctorate in feminine liberation through sexuality and spirituality. Ruth Phypers is the author of DRAGON KING’S DAUGHTER: ADVENTURES OF A SEX AND LOVE ADDICT in which she narrates her transformational story of how sexual shame became the source of power, strength and unconditional happiness.

Photobiomodulation (low level laser therapy/LLLT) for the management of nerve injury

This is an encouraging information sheet from the NHS at King's College Hospital in London - offering cold laser therapy (photobiomodulation) for the treatment of nerve damage and pain relief. Many of my patients come to me for pain relief and the results are in most cases, outstanding. Cold laser gets to the root of [...]

By | November 9th, 2017|Psychotherapy|0 Comments

Cold laser for knee repair…

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 issues with your knees it's worth giving them [...]

By | November 2nd, 2017|Yoga and Sports|0 Comments

ALS (Motor Neurone Disease)

Working with ALS patients has been a great privilege this year. Motor Neurone Disease is a debilitating illness for which there is no pharmaceutical cure. We have had good results and have improved many aspects of movement, strength and motor functionality for patients. Steve Gleason's film 'Gleason' is a great watch and is truly inspiring.  

By | September 18th, 2017|Health and Disease|0 Comments

Book publication: How I came to practise Cold Laser Therapy

It was always my natural inclination to want to relieve suffering. As a child I aimed to become a doctor, but as a natural Humanities student I was deterred from a career in Western medicine. In the early '90s I volunteered for the Terrence Higgins Trust and spent 5 years as a buddy at the height of [...]

By | December 19th, 2016|Acupuncture and Therapy|0 Comments

Healthy radiant skin – inside and out…

Why does a cold laser treatment work so well on skin? I really do see the best results when working on this fascinating organ - the skin. Our skin in a visual representation of what is happening within our bodies, beneath the surface. Boosting the lymphatic system and clearing away waste cells instantly brings a healthy [...]

By | September 30th, 2016|Health & Care|0 Comments

Treating lupus with cold laser

A few weeks ago a 72 year man came to see me with a recent and acute outbreak of lupus. He was covered in a painful rash and suffered severe joint pain in his ankles, knees, shoulders and elbows. Only weeks before he had been active and spritely, often doing the school run for his grandchildren. On [...]

By | September 30th, 2016|Health and treatment|0 Comments

Long term relief from herpetic neuralgia

A case of shingles had left one of my patients with herpetic neuralgia, which had produced intense nerve pain in her forehead and eyebrows for three years since her illness. She tried acupuncture, painkillers, and various other treatments, none of which had relieved the pain at all. When she came to see me she said that her pain was constantly [...]

By | September 30th, 2016|Acupuncture|0 Comments

How does Cold Laser Therapy work?

There are 75 trillion cells in a human body and they all need energy and electrons to communicate with each other. Laser light delivers required electrons and photons (little energy packets) directly to other cells and enhances both their ability to communicate with each other and their ability to produce ATP (chemical energy) which they require for [...]

By | September 16th, 2016|Physical Therapy|0 Comments

What does Cold Laser Therapy actually do?

Cold laser therapy is highly effective in treating many health conditions because of the profound effect that it has on the cellular changes that it makes within the body: Reduces pain by causing the production of natural pain killer endorphins Reduces inflammation by suppressing inflammatory enzymes that create swelling, redness, pain and heat, and enhances the [...]

By | September 12th, 2016|Physical Therapy|0 Comments

Photochemical effects of cold laser

Laser energy is absorbed by metabolically active pigments of the mitochondria in various cutaneous and subcutaneous layers of the skin, which involves two enzymes of the oxidation chain - Cytochrome a/a3 and Flavoprotein. This leads to an increase in activity and improves the concentration of ATP by up to 200%. In addition an increase in [...]

By | September 9th, 2016|Physical Therapy|0 Comments