Services & Conditions We Treat
Photobiomodulation (PBM) is a revolutionary treatment that employs red, near-infrared, LED and Laser light to the body at specific frequencies and times to stimulate healing, increase cellular energy, improve blood flow and reduce inflammation.
With over 50 years of scientific study, PBM has been proven globally to relieve pain, repair tissue and improve function. It has been coined “The Future of Medicine” and we are thrilled to offer this revolutionary technology to you in Vancouver!
Communication is Key- We Listen & We Care!
At Luminous, we spend time getting to know you and discovering your personal history, unique concerns and health goals. After a thorough consultation, we determine a personalized treatment protocol for you. We can also collaborate with your other health practitioners such as GP’s, Chiropractors, TCM’s, Naturopaths and others, to ensure your overall wellness.
Light treatments will include use of the ARRC LED Light Bed, or THOR targeted Laser & LED, or a combination of both. Depending on your condition and health goals, you may require 4-12 treatments, 2 or 3 times per week. Please see our video for details.
ARRC LED Light Bed
The ARRC Bed has red, near infra red and green LED lights that penetrate the body at different levels.
Whole body light treatments are 15-25 minutes per session. We also include added oxygen and encourage clients to listen to guided meditation or calming music to encourage relaxation and healing. A great way to escape from your busy day, relax, rejuvenate, and RECOVER!
The Lightbed is used for: Increasing Circulation, Skin Conditions, Pain, Inflammation, Swelling, Improving Sleep, Mood & Energy.
THOR Targeted Laser & LED
This relaxing, non-invasive treatment targets specific injury or symptom areas as well as your lymphatic system using LED and Laser light probes. These probes emit warm light at specific frequencies & times. The light penetrates your skin 1-4 cm deep to reach damaged cells and repair tissue.
This specialized light relieves pain & inflammation, increases circulation and HEALS!
Targeted treatments with the THOR hand-held are between 30-45 minutes per session.
Conditions We Treat
Muscle & Joint Pain/
Whether you’re suffering from chronic pain or have an acute injury, PBM reduces pain and speeds healing. Used by many athletes and pro sports teams, PBM can reduce healing time by 50%. Great for Arthritis, Tendonitis, Bursitis, Carpal Tunnel, TMJ, Fibromyalgia, and other painful conditions.
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Concussions / Neurological Conditions
Inflammation and brain cell damage from injuries, strokes, concussions, Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s can all be treated with PBM. The light reduces inflammation and promotes healing of damaged cells and tissue to improve cognitive & motor function.
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Wound Healing /
PBM is very effective at accelerating healing of wounds (lacerations, bruises, burns) and post-surgery healing. Many clients use our services after cosmetic surgery to speed healing and minimize scarring. PBM also heals skin conditions such as psoriasis, and eczema.
Whether you’re recovering from dental work or have other oral ailments such as TMJ/TMD or lesions, light therapy has been proven to heal, relieve pain and other symptoms. PBM is a very effective treatment for Oral Mucositis, a painful condition caused by chemotherapy treatments.
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How Can PBM Successfully Treat So Many Different Conditions?
Photobiomodulation does one thing very well. It heals at the CELLULAR LEVEL by reducing Oxidative Stress.
All of these conditions have one thing in common, Oxidative Stress. Oxidative Stress (an imbalance between free radicals and antioxidants) causes inflammation in your cells. Although inflammation is a natural response to injury, chronic inflammation can cause pain, swelling, stiffness, and cell and tissue damage and is at the root of most health conditions. Time Magazine calls Inflammation “The Silent Killer” after medical studies linked chronic inflammation to many serious illnesses including Alzheimer’s, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Diabetes, Cancer, Heart Disease and more. Click here for details.
PBM is a very powerful way to eliminate Oxidative Stress from damaged cells to reduce inflammation, increase circulation and accelerate the natural healing process.