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Biostimulation

LED and Laser Biostimulation
Biostimulation uses light to accelerate the healing of injured tissue, decrease inflammation and swelling, reduce pain and increase circulation by quickly bringing cells back to their natural state. Currently, biostimulation is the only known successful treatment for diabetic lesions, and in some cases, can save peoples’ limbs. Biostimulation light treatment is effective for:
• wound healing acceleration • sports injuries • sciatica • heals diabetic lesions • pain management • helps heal torn ligaments • eases chronic pain • supports tissue regeneration • tendons • arthritis • bone fractures • cartilage damage • carpal tunnel syndrome • inflammation and swelling resolution • bone regeneration in periodontal pockets • ligament tears • nerve damage • oral ulcers • non-healing wounds • non-healing fractures

Photobiological studies using biostimulation indicate only one occasional side effect: an increase in discomfort for a short period after treating chronic conditions. However as the body regains balance, the issue resolves itself.

Treatments can last from a few minutes to almost an hour per session. The energy is absorbed by the cell, which causes increased circulation and oxygen flow while removing toxins. Light therapy emits an energy that helps the body with natural healing, enhancing healthy cells and stimulating damaged and irregular cell tissue into an accelerated healing process. Biostimulation works on the affected area (abnormal cell tissue) by irradiating it with a small range of light waves. The light is then absorbed by the photoreceptors within each cell. Photons strike the damaged tissue, creating a cellular response that triggers a physiological response and jump-starts the healing process.

“Light photons are absorbed into cell tissue. Inside of cell tissue there are little molecules called photoreceptor molecules and these are like little radio receivers. It has been found fewer wavelengths shining together coherently activate a better response on tissue,” said David Olszewski, electrical and industrial engineer, President of Light Energy Company. “The best analogy for you is to understand it like a radio station. If you turn on a single station, your radio will…understand it, but if you turn on fifty different stations at once…you can’t understand any of it. The cells in our body, turns out, have the same functionality.”

Biostimulation is a medical treatment that uses either a monochromatic or isolated range of light wavelengths, predominately infrared or red wavelengths of light. Biostimulation is also known as:
• light therapy • biostimulation • photobiological treatment • photo-biomodulation • photonic stimulation • photo therapy • low intensity laser therapy (LILT) • low level laser therapy (LLLT) • cold laser therapy

Light activates DNA, which then transmits this new energy to the cell walls by means of protein and calcium. The cell walls then transform into healthy shapes so the cell can perform normally once again and function at a higher capacity. The irradiated tissue activates nitric oxide, thus increasing blood flow that helps to carry vitamins and nutrients to lacking areas; likewise, toxins and metabolic by-products are taken away from the suffering tissue quickly. Biostimulatory light therapy activates the stimulation, synthesis and production of:
• collagen • nitric oxide • APT (transforms energy within cells) • elastin • fibroblast activity

Unfortunately, the photobiological basis of biostimulation is not well understood, and the acceptance of light therapy has suffered as a result. Kendric Smith Ph.D. former Professor of Radiation Oncology at Stanford University School of Medicine, has been researching light’s effects on healing since 1966. He notes when cells are underperforming or not growing well, exposing them to specific wavelengths encourages chemical and physical changes and spurs development, growth and activity. A long-time photobiology researcher, Smith believes ignorance about photobiology and photophysics is a major deterrent to the mainstream use of light medicine, even though it has been proved effective in several clinical situations. The United States Department of Defense (DOD) and DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) found post-op patients treated with light therapy needed fewer analgesics for pain. They have developed a mobile light therapy device to accelerate healing on soldiers in the field. As Professor of Anatomy Physiology in the Genetics University of the Health Sciences Medical School, Juanita Anders Ph.D. has been part of the development process. It is believed the technology stimulates growth factors beneficial for regeneration while decreasing the inflammatory response.

FDA Center Engineer of Physics with Devices and Radiological Health, Offices of Science and Engineering Laboratories, Ronald Waynant Ph.D. expressed light has the potential to help build people’s immune systems. According to Waynant, this photobiological research has also shown damage from a heart attack or stroke can be reduced by fifty percent just by putting a powerful light device on the victim’s head or chest shortly after the incident. He feels this technology has tremendous value to the nation and the world. With Anders he worked on a DOD project attempting to initiate super human strength in soldiers with specific wavelengths of light.