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Photobiomodulation for Neuropathy

What most people call “neuropathy” is actually peripheral neuropathy, or damage to the peripheral nervous system. The peripheral nervous system encompasses all the nerves except those of the brain and spinal cord, which together make up the central nervous system. There are three basic types of peripheral neuropathy: motor neuropathy, which affects your ability to Read more…



Photobiomodulation for Chronic Pain

Colin Cook The National Institutes of Health (NIH) defines chronic pain as any pain lasting more than 12 weeks. A study based on the 2012 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) determined that in the three months previous to the survey, 25 million U.S. adults had daily chronic pain. Another 23 million reported severe pain. That’s Read more…


Colin and Leslie’s Interview with Fairytale Access

Colin and Leslie had the opportunity to sit down with Denise-Marie McIntosh, host of Fairytale Access, to talk about cryotherapy, photobiomodulation, floating, sauna’s, compression, and everything wellness!  Here is the video: Hopefully this helps you better understand our modalities and please feel free to share this with people you feel could benefit from understanding our modalities Read more…


Photobiomodulation for Depression

Colin Cook It’s easy to toss around “depression” as an everyday concern, but to the medical community, depression means something very serious. According to the CDC, more than 1 in 20 Americans suffers from depression, and it’s not always something you can just snap out of. In the words of WebMD: “Depression is an extremely Read more…


The Story of Austin‘s Recovery…

…as told by his mother, Stephanie: “Hockey isn’t just a hobby for Austin, it is truly a passion. He loves everything about hockey, from the strength and conditioning to video review to competing in games. He had a coach tease him one time that making him skate sprints isn’t a punishment because he enjoys it Read more…


Photobiomodulation for Weight Loss?

We have a client here at Peak Recovery & Health Center who was an active triathlete for ten years. He gave up multisports last Fall, saying he was tired of the running. He continues to ride his bike, but he’s no longer in training, and he says his physical activity has become somewhat haphazard. “I Read more…


Photobiomodulation and the Brain

I have already written in this space about the promise of photobiomodulation (PBM) for traumatic brain injury and Alzheimer’s. But I may have been too limited in my vision for PBM and the brain. A 2016 paper published in the journal BBC Clinical reviewed the research on PBM and the brain, saying in part, “The Read more…


Surviving Winter Blues

In this hemisphere, it is autumn, the days are growing shorter, and we are acclimating ourselves to more darkness. It happens every year, but it always affects my mood. I am sure I’m not the only one. This time of year can be especially difficult for active people. In New England, the roads are a Read more…


Services to Relieve Oxidative Stress

Chemists define a free radical as a molecule with at least one unpaired electron. Stated that way, it sounds harmless, but an oxygen free radical in the body is anything but. Oxygen free radicals are unstable and desperate to return to stability. They attack our cells in an effort to find an element that can Read more…