John, then a 16-year-old working as a trainee chef, travelled across the Channel for laserpuncture
treatment and was given leg braces to help him walk again.
A number of stem-cell recipients with SCI have attempted to maximize restored post-transplantation function with Laserpuncture
He made repeated visits to a private clinic in France to work with Albert Bohbot, an independent researcher in neurosciences, who developed the treatment called laserpuncture
Before I heard about the umbilical stem cell therapy in Holland, I began travelling to France for laserpuncture
treatment - a much stronger form of acupuncture.
He has been pioneering laserpuncture
treatment for paraplegics, directing an infrared laser beam towards 10 acupuncture points on the body.
has caught the imagination of spinal cord injury sufferers in Europe as an alternative to traditional treatment.
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This research is particularly relevant because people with SCI have attempted to maximize restored function after stem-cell transplantation using laser-based therapy, especially with the Laserpuncture
program developed by France's Albert Bohbot (www.
He calls his ground-breaking treatment Laserpuncture
, and that it is is now drawing patients from all over the world.
VDR Bohbot's technique, laserpuncture
, is generating attention across Europe as a treatment for spinal cord injury and related disabilities.
On January 19, a party celebrated the opening of a new laserpuncture
clinic for treating spinal-cord injury (SCI) and other disabilities.
Mr Bohbot charges only pounds 25 for 20 minutes under his laserpuncture
machine which is the result of 24 years of work.