Harnessing the Healing Power of Infrared Light
Larry & Rebecca Gifford dive into the growing interest and research being conducted around red light and infrared light laser therapy for Parkinson’s disease. In Hamilton, Ontario PD Avenger and care partner Lorna Dueck, a retired radio and TV host, visits Gaitway Physical Therapy. She interviews physiotherapist Orla Hares and research assistant Jenna Sykes. Intrigued, Larry tracks down the CEO of Symbyx Biome, Dr. Wayne Markman of Australia, to discuss the handheld laser being used on the gut and vagus nerve and the infrared helmet – both designed to reactivate the mitochondria inside the dopamine cells.
and learns more about the research, science and tradition of therapy of light which dates back to Florence Nightingale in the 1850s.
Symbyx Biome https://symbyxbiome.com/en-ca
CEO Wayne Markman featured in Forbes Australia
Gaitway Physical Therapy https://gaitwayneurophysio.com/research/
Lorna Dueck https://lornadueckcreative.com/
· Context Beyond the Headlines: Lorna Dueck’s journey through Parkinson’s with her beloved Vern. Her final appearance as host of the TV Show featuring PD Avengers founders Soania Mathur, Tim Hague Sr, and Larry Gifford.
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