The EVRL (Erchonia Violet/Red Laser) is a game changer in laser therapy. Erchonia is the world leader in low-level-laser technology. Having two lasers combined in a handheld device allows us to treat a broader range of conditions.
The red laser has been shown to increase tissue healing and reduce inflammation. A recent study by Harvard published in the Journal of Biophotonics found that, "Photobiomodulation (laser therapy) can increase muscle mass gained after training, and decrease inflammation and oxidative stress in muscle biopsies". They continued by stating, "we raise the question of whether photobiomodulation (laser therapy) should be permitted in athletic competition by regulatory authorities".
In other words, Harvard found that laser therapy was so effective in increasing muscle mass, reducing inflammation and oxidative stress in muscle tissue that it is asking if laser therapy should be classified as a performance enhancing drug.
The violet/blue laser has been FDA approved for the treatment of bacterial infections. According to an article published by Sand Diego State University in 2020, "Light at this wavelength has been found to serve as an alternative to pharmaceutical intervention".
This is great news as the use of antibiotics continues to cause resistant strains of bacteria.
In the study listed above, San Diego State found, "combining repeated irradiation (laser treatment) with appropriate duration of treatment and pulse rate gave optimal 100% bacterial suppression".
Laser therapy can help with:
Post Surgical Healing
Fibrosis of the Kidneys
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Stem Cell Activation
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