Low Level Laser Therapy for Pain Control

The most effective use of Low Level Laser therapy for pain control has been recognised by many of our patients. The American FDA has approved many low level laser devices (also known as Class 3b Laser) to manage and control pain, which are used in many different scenarios. In the clinic we employ Omega Laser Systems Class 3b Laser [...]

Low Level Laser Therapy for Vulvodynia

Complex and baffling, vulvodynia is an emotionally and physically challenge for as many as 1:4 women. Deterred by the traditional pharmaceutical options, many women have found short and long term relief for vulvodynia (chronic vulva pain) through the use of Low Level Laser Therapy for vulvodynia. In Naomi Wolf's wonderful research study Vagina: A New Biography [...]

Low Level Laser Therapy for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Whenever I use Low Level Laser therapy for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome I experience a patient who is not only in pain, but has anxiety. This I feel, is for three reasons. 1) Carpal Tunnel Syndrome may develop from a repetitive strain, often associated with the patient's work, 2) it's not always clear exactly what is causing the compression of the median nerve through the [...]

Addicted to recovery at ICAAD London

For many years we have studied the cause and effects of addiction - from a medical position in decades of research into the use of acupuncture and cold laser therapy for addiction, and as a recovering addict in year 12 of sobriety. We appreciate the deeply complex emotional and mental causes of addiction (often linked [...]

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 [...]

Cold laser in sports medicine worldwide

Technical light therapy is used by Governmental agencies such as NASA to treat medical conditions in space environments. The US Olympic training facilities have also released statements of endorsement for laser therapy for athletes. The use of cold laser in sports medicine worldwide is prolific. It is used by almost all major sports teams the world over [...]

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 [...]

Rapid healing using cold laser

A very fit and healthy 70 year old lady came to see me recently with a leg ulcer that had not healed for nearly four months. We used low level laser therapy for leg ulcers to treat her condition. This is the result of a once a week treatment with my cold laser probe over [...]

Eastern medicine: Body, mind and spirit.

One of the four basic ideas within Eastern medicine is that each human being is a unified whole of body, mind and spirit. Because these three aspects are one, it follows that one cannot exist without the other. Therefore, no problem can be effectively solved without dealing with all three realms. When we look at [...]

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 [...]