About Ruth Phypers

Ruth Phypers combines extensive health and recovery knowledge with Low Level Laser (cold laser) technology. Mentored by Gordon Farmer, pioneer of therapeutic laser (photobiomodulation) in the UK Ruth 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 general health, addiction/trauma recovery, pain relief, youthful ageing and natural beauty aesthetics.

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

Has Cold Laser Therapy been proven effective?

Low Level Laser Therapy is being used as a successful treatment option for countless conditions of pain, inflammation, dental, burn, addiction and illness all over the world. Unlike many therapies and drugs that just treat symptoms, Low Level Laser (LLLT) or Cold Laser Therapy (CLT) has the ability to promote and enhance healing. The first [...]

By | August 30th, 2016|Acupuncture and Therapy|0 Comments

Rio 2016 Gymnastic champions benefit from cold laser

I knew there was something extra special going on with these amazing sports women! Read how the USA women's gymnastic team are firm supporters of cold laser. http://www.bioopticsworld.com/articles/pt/2016/08/low-level-laser-therapy-could-speed-muscle-recovery-at-rio-2016-olympics.html      

By | August 13th, 2016|Health & Care|0 Comments

Cold Laser use in sports medicine worldwide

Technical light therapy is being used by Governmental agencies such as NASA for treating medical conditions in space environments. The US Olympic training facilities have also released statements of endorsement for laser therapy for athletes. Cold lasers are used by almost all major sports teams the world over including the Olympics, the NBA, UCLA, NFL [...]

By | August 10th, 2016|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Skiing or yoga? Look after your knees…

I'm not a skier, I'm a yogi. You could argue that skiing and yoga are the yin and yang of activities. Yoga in the hot, skiing in the cold. Yoga within the confines of a sticky mat, skiing in the great outdoors down slippery slopes for miles... However, chatting to my friend this week, an [...]

By | February 28th, 2016|Laser Medicine News|0 Comments

Dissolving chronic pain with cold laser

It's common knowledge that acupuncture really works on those old aches and pains that feel like they've been around for ever. Unlike acute pain, which is identifiable and specific, anyone who has suffered from chronic pain knows that it is intangible. Where exactly the pain resides and what is causing it, are often unclear. This [...]

By | February 5th, 2016|Acupuncture|0 Comments