NOVOTHOR®

NOVOTHOR®

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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:
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 energyincrease immunitydecrease 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
  • Chronic Infections (ex. Lyme Disease)
  • Neurodegenerative Disease (ex. Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, MS)
  • Chronic Fatigue
  • Arthritis & Joint Pain
  • Burns & Skin Condition (Psoriasis, Acne)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury/Concussion
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Stress
  • Depression
  • Autoimmune Conditions (Fibromyalgia, Lupus, etc)
  • Faster Recovery from Exercise, Less Soreness
  • Anti-Aging

Potentially Beneficial For:

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 wavelengths of light, Nitric Oxide (circulation) is released, ATP (energy) increases, and ROS (oxidative stress) is modulated.  This ultimately can lead to Less PainLess InflammationLess Edema, and Tissue Repair.

These cascading benefits can be found in the below graph:

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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.

Scheduling

Dr. Andrew Chevalier and Susie Clare, NP-C are trained by Dr. Frank Shallenberger for Ozone Therapy and Prolozone®. 

Please call us today at 603-583-4603 fill out the form below and we will be in contact with you to schedule an appointment. We also offer a free 15-minute phone consult with or providers to anyone with questions before booking their first appointment.

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Our mission is to offer the best therapies for optimizing health within a caring and healing environment.

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