NovoTHOR® is a systemic Photobiomodulation Therapy used by Olympic athletes, professional NFL, MMA, and NBA players to aid their recovery and keep them at peak performance. 

Our mission at the AIM Clinic is to bring the best therapies being used by top athletes, such as NovoTHOR®, and make it available to our local community to help reduce chronic disease and pain and enable true healing.

Photobiomodulation therapy (PBM Therapy) is the application of monochromatic light to improve the speed and quality of tissue repair through modulation of inflammation by enhancing mitochondrial function. The NovoTHOR® delivers 2.7kW of power to the body using the wavelengths 660 nm (Red) & 850 nm (Near-Infrared).  The goal is to boost energy, increase immunity, decrease inflammation, and activate stem cells for healing.  Treatments are 5-20 minutes based on tolerance because it can trigger a Herxheimer and/or Detox reactions for some patients.

Potentially Beneficial For:
  • Chronic Pain & Inflammation
  • Arthritis & Joint Pain
  • Stress
  • Chronic Infections (ex. Lyme Disease)
  • Burns & Skin Condition (Psoriasis, Acne)
  • Depression
  • Autoimmune Conditions (Fibromyalgia, Lupus, etc)
  • Neurodegenerative Disease (ex. Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, MS)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury/Concussion
  • Faster Recovery from Exercise, Less Soreness
  • Chronic Fatigue
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Anti-Aging
The Science on How it Works:
Most of the effects of PBM Therapy can be explained by light absorption in the mitochondria which are the energy producers of most of the cells in our body.  After the mitochondria absorb these specific wavelenghts of light, Nitric Oxide (circulation) is released, ATP (energy) increases, and ROS (oxidative stress) is modulated.  This ultimately can lead to Less Pain, Less Inflammation, Less Edema, and Tissue Repair.

These cascading benefits can be found in the below graph:

The benefit on the mitochondria can even be seen visually.  With the specic wavelengths of light used in PBM,  regular mitochondria ("a" in below picture) can be transformed into “Giant Mitochondria” ("b" in below picture).  The sources of mitochondria in our bodies include stem cells, immune cells, muscle cells, nerve cells, and brain cells.  This likely explains the diverse benefits seen with NovoTHOR® therapy!

FDA Clearance:
NovoTHOR® is a Class I Medical Devices.  NovoTHOR® is built according to current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) and is in compliance with applicable standards as required by FDA.

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