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Red Light Therapy and Near-Infrared Therapy

February 8, 2024

Holistic Family Medicine is thrilled to offer Medical Marvels of Red Light Therapy and Near-Infrared Light! You can now schedule your 10 minute session as part of your office visit with your provider. Research shows red light therapy and near-infrared can not only help at the superficial skin and collagen health but also deeper tissues to reduce inflammation and pain and promote cellular healing.  Visit our website to schedule or call 458 205 5907. https://www.drorestesg.com/schedule-online.php

Harnessing Healing Light: Unveiling the Medical Marvels of Red Light Therapy and Near-Infrared Light

In the realm of holistic wellness, the spotlight is increasingly turning towards the therapeutic wonders of Red Light Therapy (RLT) and Near-Infrared Light (NIR). Groundbreaking research has unveiled a plethora of medical benefits associated with these light therapies, backed by credible studies from reputable sources.

Red Light Therapy at 660nm: Illuminating Skin Health and Beyond

The mesmerizing red glow of 660nm light, a hallmark of Red Light Therapy, has garnered attention for its profound impact on skin health and healing. Numerous studies have delved into the biological mechanisms at play, showcasing the effectiveness of RLT in promoting collagen synthesis and accelerating wound healing.

  • Collagen Synthesis and Wrinkle Reduction: A study published in the "Journal of Cosmetic and Laser Therapy" (Wunsch and Matuschka, 2014) explored the impact of RLT on collagen synthesis. The findings revealed a significant increase in collagen production, leading to improvements in skin elasticity and the reduction of wrinkles.

  • Wound Healing: Research conducted by Barolet et al. (2009) and published in the "Journal of Biomedical Optics" demonstrated the accelerated wound healing effects of RLT. The study highlighted the role of RLT in enhancing fibroblast activity and promoting angiogenesis, crucial processes in the healing of damaged skin.

Near-Infrared Light at 850nm: Penetrating Depths for Comprehensive Healing

The invisible prowess of Near-Infrared Light (NIR) at 850nm extends beyond the surface, delving deep into tissues to facilitate a range of therapeutic benefits. Scientific investigations into the molecular and cellular responses to NIR have illuminated its potential in areas such as muscle recovery, inflammation reduction, and even neurological well-being.

  • Muscle Recovery and Inflammation Reduction: A meta-analysis conducted by Ferraresi et al. (2015) and published in "Photomedicine and Laser Surgery" reviewed multiple studies on the effects of NIR on muscle performance and recovery. The analysis concluded that NIR significantly reduces muscle fatigue and inflammation, making it a valuable tool in sports medicine and physical rehabilitation.

  • Neurological Benefits: The influence of NIR on neurological functions has been explored in a study by Salehpour et al. (2017) published in the "Journal of Neuroscience Research." The research indicated that NIR exposure may enhance cognitive function and mood by modulating neurotransmitter release, hinting at potential applications in addressing conditions such as depression.

As the body of scientific evidence supporting Red Light Therapy and Near-Infrared Light continues to grow, it becomes evident that the healing power of light extends far beyond mere illumination. These therapies, with their roots firmly grounded in rigorous research, offer a beacon of hope for individuals seeking safe and effective alternatives for a diverse array of health concerns.


12 Week Transformation Plan: The Menu For the New You!

December 15, 2023

With Providers OG, John, Anne Marie & Wendy!

First 24 patients to sign up for 2024 by Dec 24! Read below for specific details of our 12 week plan and More!

Before and After measurements of health GAINS is what we After

The Transformation last Jan 1st to April 1st…for those who reply First!

No April Fools, We got the Tools! (Health Gains Measured April 1st)

12 week Ride, with or without Semaglutide

What’s Trendy & Healthy? Come see Wendy & Anne Marie!

Put a Pause on Menopause with Anne Marie Mo...

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Harnessing the Power of Chiropractic Medicine and Clinical Electrotherapy for Pain Relief

October 12, 2023

Title: Harnessing the Power of Chiropractic Medicine and Clinical Electrotherapy for

Pain Relief


Pain, a universal human experience, can disrupt our daily lives, hinder our productivity,

and diminish our overall well-being. In the pursuit of effective pain management, various

therapies have emerged, each offering unique approaches to alleviate discomfort.

Chiropractors are licensed to use electrotherapy, and ultrasound therapy, which have

been around for years and are non-invasive,...

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Exciting News at Holistic Family Medicine

September 5, 2023

Dear Patients,

We are thrilled to announce that Dr. John Cherveny, Doctor of Chiropractic Medicine, will join our team on October 1st, 2023! 

He comes with a wealth of experience and a passion for helping folks heal with natural evidence-based modalities. 

Dr. John Cherveny specializes in the following areas:

  • Musculoskeletal Pain

  • Auto Accident Care

  • Ergonomic Evaluations

  • Spinal Disc Injuries

  • Headaches

  • Whiplash Rehabilitation

  • Neck Pain

  • Work Injuries

  • Repetitive Use Conditions

  • Peak Performance

  • Sports Medicine

  • H...

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Women’s Anti-aging with Hormone Replacement Therapy

September 4, 2023

The Role of Hormone Replacement Therapy

Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) offers a powerful solution to mitigate the discomfort and distress associated with menopause. HRT involves supplementing the body with synthetic or bio-identical hormones to replenish the declining estrogen and progesterone levels.

Alleviating Physical Symptoms: HRT effectively reduces the severity and frequency of hot flashes, night sweats, and vaginal dryness. This provides immense relief to menopausal women, helping th...

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How a Vegan became World Class!?

June 22, 2023

To see me bench 225 pounds for seven reps like I'm 29, check out my instagram page @ogvegandoctor

As a physician who has found a deep passion about both medicine and fitness, I firmly believe in the importance of maintaining a healthy and strong body as it decreases risk of chronic disease, decreases stress, and improves longevity. Gaining muscle mass can not only give you those washboard abs everyone wants, but also helps you live longer and happier. In this blog post, I will share valuable i...

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Juneteenth & 1717!!

June 19, 2023

As a doctor with Afro-Cuban roots, as you can see in my son Boone, diversity and inclusion are deeply ingrained in my personal and professional values. I believe that it is essential to celebrate and embrace the rich cultural tapestry that makes up our society. Today, I want to shed light on Juneteenth, a significant holiday in African American history, and share my perspective as a healthcare professional with my aforementioned heritage. By spreading ...

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Now Hiring CEO Executive Assistant

May 30, 2023