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.

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

Baldness: There are easier ways…

It seems that hair loss is a subject of concern, even for the most alpha men I know, especially when that receding hairline makes an appearance in their twenties. I personally quite like a shaved head (both on men and women) but if you want to tackle the root of the problem (ha ha) and [...]

By | May 26th, 2015|Laser Medicine News|0 Comments

Why I prefer no-tox…

I've been feeling the pressure for a while. Rushing into my forties with the inevitable lines and wrinkles of a life well lived starting to show. My facialist made some great improvements, directing my skin care regime and stimulating my skin with the use of a regular peel, but, she explained, if I wanted to [...]

By | May 21st, 2015|Natural Health|1 Comment

The journey begins…

It all started when my dog Lottie fell ill. First she couldn't eat or drink without vomiting. Then she completely lost her balance and developed a neurological disorder that indicated anything as serious as a brain tumour. She lost weight, went on a drip for days and lost all co-ordination and ability to walk. Yet [...]

By | May 20th, 2015|Other|0 Comments