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World Cancer Day

Sunday February 4th is world cancer day. Cancer directly and indirectly affects everyone on the planet. Prevention is very important to decrease your risk of cancer. Lifestyle habits such as smoking, lots of exposure to UV, and alcohol consumption can increase your risk of cancer. However, recent studies have discovered that living a sedentary lifestyle can be just as detrimental. There is strong evidence that moderate and vigorous activity decreases the risk of bowel, uterine and post-menopausal breast cancer. Vigorous activity also decreases the risk of pre-menopausal breast cancer. On top of this, physical activity helps manage weight gain and decreases the danger of being overweight or o

Laser Therapy

Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT) - also known as Cold Laser Therapy - uses specific light energy (photons) from the visible red (630nm) to infrared (1000nm) wavelengths for tissue healing and pain reduction. Unlike surgical lasers, LLLT does not produce heat. Numerous studies have shown LLLT to accelerate healing, reduce inflammation and eliminate pain. The light energy penetrates through the skin and is absorbed by the mitochondria (energy factories) of all cells that make up the body’s tissues. This energy is converted to bio-chemical energy (ATP) to accelerate the healing process by restoring normal cell function in the injured tissue. LLLT also increases Nitric Oxide (NO) production to red