What is Advanced Photonic Therapy?
“Photonic therapy, the McLaren method”, nowadays called “Advanced Photonic Therapy”, is an advanced form of acupuncture using light instead of needles to stimulate recognized acupuncture points.
As a complementary medicine, Advanced Photonic Therapy offers a safe, painless, and effective method of home health, which provides temporary relief from pain and promotes healing in living beings.
How does Advanced Photonic Therapy work?
Advanced Photonic therapy involves applying light to particular skin areas that have increased electrical conductivity. The light stimulates these areas to produce particular physiological results.
To appreciate the impact of the therapy, a basic understanding of skin, acupuncture, and light is required.
Based on the research of Dr Brian McLaren, Photonic Therapy can explain in a rigorously scientific manner how this therapy works. Refer to ‘Photonic Therapy – A Simple Explanation’ and other professional documents available in the Advanced Photonic Therapy website library.
Is Advanced Photonic Therapy painless?
Yes. Advanced Photonic Therapy is non-invasive, so the skin is not broken, as occurs with the use of an acupuncture needle in order to stimulate the specific areas of the skin.
What conditions can be assisted by Advanced Photonic Therapy?
A comprehensive list of the range of conditions that can be assisted by APT is available in the online store. See the list ‘‘Conditions for Horses’, ‘Conditions for Dogs’, ‘Conditions for Cats’, ‘Conditions for Birds’, ‘Conditions for Cattle’ and ‘Conditions for Alpaca’,… https://www.advancedphotonictherapy.eu/product-category/apt-info-packs/
Are there any warnings?
Advanced Photonic Therapy should always be used post-diagnostically.
It can be used on any living being.
If a human uses it under the supervision of their primary health caretaker, then there is a warning to people with Pancreatitis or insulin-dependent Type l diabetes. Advanced Photonic Therapy will improve such a person’s health by causing the pancreas to produce insulin.
And if a person is taking medication to lower their blood sugar level, they need to consider, under the guidance of their Doctor, lowering their medication dose rate and/or eating more sweets, or they could possibly suffer hypoglycemia (an attack due to low blood sugar).
How proven is Advanced Photonic Therapy?
The methodologies used by Advanced Photonic Therapy are based on the research of Dr Brian McLaren. Dr McLaren, who was a qualified human acupuncturist and Australia’s most highly qualified veterinary acupuncturist, professionally published his research in 1996. Since then, he has been diagnosing and treating people and their animals worldwide until his passing in 2016. Refer to the Photonic Therapy webpage ‘About Us’ to learn more about Dr McLaren, and to the resources to read his work.
How soon before one feels better?
Advanced Photonic Therapy allows a painless, non-invasive therapy to stimulate the body’s ability to heal. A modern, scientific application of acupuncture methods, the therapy works by stimulating the body’s defence mechanisms, and releasing the body’s own painkillers and anti-inflammatories, to encourage the maximum healing rate. Virtually all physiological conditions of the body may be addressed. Photonic Therapy used before and after an operation reduces wound healing time and decreases post-operative infection.
Will one feel any immediate effects after applying the torch to the required points?
Since the light stimulates physiological (that is, hormonal) results within the body, this may cause different effects in different beings. The most common effect in some is a mild relaxed feeling that passes within half an hour (similar to relaxing in a hot bath). This sensation does not affect driving vehicles or operating machinery.
Will the Info Pack clearly tell me which points to apply the torch to?
Each Info Pack for Horse, Dog, Cat, Bird, Cattle, Alpaca, or People clearly explains the location of each acupuncture point associated with addressing the particular condition, in both words and diagrams.
Is there anyone I can talk to who can help me with questions I may have about Advanced Photonic Therapy?
Yes, you can reach us at “firstname.lastname@example.org”
The purchase of the new Advanced Photonic Pro Torch includes one free online consultation with a suitably qualified Photonic Therapy representative, vet, and or acupuncturist.
You can join us on Facebook at the “Advanced Photonic Therapy DIY” group, where you can post your questions. I go LIVE daily on the FB page at 6 pm CET to answer a question.
How do I apply the torch pen?
Apply the light to unbroken skin, or through a dressing, on an identified acupuncture point, on both sides of the body.
Just let the torch pen rest on the skin; no pressure is needed.
How long do I leave the torch on each point?
Advanced Photonic Therapy stimulates the acupuncture points on both sides of the body, on Mode 1 and for five to ten seconds per point.
If you can’t apply the light on the skin directly, then try to come as close as possible to the skin. If you are one centimetre away, some photons will be lost so double the amount of seconds on each point.
How often should I use the torch?
Use the torch every two days for at least two to three weeks for a particular condition. In the case of a chronic condition, every two days for at least four to six weeks.
Then go to twice a week, then once a week, and maintenance is every 15 days.
For overall health maintenance, apply every two weeks.
In acute conditions, such as a freshly sprained ankle, three or four daily sessions in Mode 2 to relieve the pain can be done without harm.
If I increase the number of therapy sessions for a particular condition, will my pet become better more quickly?
In general, if the condition is acute, then more than one session per day can assist. Generally, if the condition is chronic, then addressing the condition every two days for several weeks is more beneficial, i.e. it is the repetition of sessions over a long period rather than many therapy sessions in a short time period that is important.
Do I need to apply pressure when placing the torch on a point?
No, apply the tip of the red light torch pen directly against the skin (or fur of the animal) without pressing into the skin. Applying pressure will not improve the effect of the light on the acupuncture point or increase the stimulation of the point.
What if I don’t locate the point properly?
In acupuncture, when using a needle, precision is important. However, acupuncture points are wide areas of skin (as wide as 10-25 millimetres). The light from the Photonic Therapy torches covers a wide area. Observe this by shining the torch on your hand when in a dark room. Applying the torch to the location of the point described in the instructions will achieve the desired benefit without the need for ‘needle-point’ accuracy. Stimulating an incorrect point will not cause harm but simply register a nil effect.
What should I clean the torch with?
The torch has been designed to be cleaned in normal disinfectant solutions, hot, soapy water or with chemical wipes after each therapy session if required.
Are there any demo's on the information on horses/dogs/cattle/birds/alpacas?
Check our STORE for a FREE booklet.
Where can I find scientific information on this system?
Check the RESSOURCES on this website.
Which Red Light should I choose ?
Both our red light torch pens can be used to torch locally and at acupuncture points and in every type of situation.
The Pocket Torch is smaller and easier to take with you where ever you go. Because of its size, the battery is also very small and will therefore have to be recharged more often.
The Pocket Torch is advised as a First Aid Torch and when it will not be used daily.
The Pro Torch is advised for any vets, therapists and anybody who would use it daily or for anyone who has/wants to use it on horses.
With its power of 500mW, it is also the Torch that will reach deep enough to shine the light on the aorta on the Horses back.
If you only want to purchase one red light, the Pro torch is your best choice.
Only the Pro torch has 3 Modes (low, high and pulse).
What is included in your red light pack?
Every torch pack has the following: an original Advanced Photonic Therapy Red Light, a Holster, a Lanyard, extra 0-rings, extra tail cap, and a USB charger.
What are the user instructions for the use of the red light?
1. Battery check: ensure the battery to be positioned in the correct way. Remove the sticker on the back of the battery. Fully load the battery before first use (this can take up to 5-6 hours for the Pro battery).
2. Power on: press the button switch at the tail when the torch is off, the torch turns on.
3. Power off press the button switch at the tail when the torch is lit, the torch turns off.
4. Slightly click the button switch to change the modes.
Total 2 or 3 modes
The red light torch pens have different Modes. Which Mode do I use for what?
Mode 1: to red light Acupuncture points
Mode 2: to red light locally, to relieve pain temporary & quickly
Mode 1: to red light acupuncture points
Mode 2: to red light locally, to relieve pain temporary & quickly
Mode 3 Pulse: for the healing of nasty wounds, and exceptionally for the extra need for melatonin production (check with your Dr. first)
How do you change the modes on the red light?
Slightly click the button switch on the end of the torch pen to change the modes.
What is your refund and replacement policy?
Guarantee: 24 months from date of purchase on the torch..
Refund: 100 days. Check the conditions on the website
If the torch fails to function, send a mail to email@example.com and post the torch to PO Box 205, 03100 Xixona, Spain. The torch will be repaired or replaced and depending on the fault.
You will be contacted to discuss any repair costs.
I have a question, how do I contact you?
*Please call me at +34 662 693 622 ONLY in case of an emergency.
*Questions can be posted in the free group on Facebook.
Join us here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/333780983484980/
*Join me LIVE here: Join us here: https://www.facebook.com/aphotonictherapy/
At the moment I am doing daily LIVES again on the page.
*Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and request a private online session if the question is too private and can’t be answered LIVE.
How can I make an appointment for an online session?
You have a free online session when you buy the pro torch.
If you do not have a free session, then go to the store and buy an online 1-1p session of 30 minutes.
How does it work?
Collect all the medical data from vets, docs, therapists,…
Write down the history of what has happened and the diagnosis of the docs.
Mention the medication that has been given, when, what, how much/how long
Mention the therapies that have been done/followed.
Send a copy of RX, MRI, blood reports etc., per email.
2. Write down your questions.
3. Send all the previous information to me by email and request a private online 1 on 1 session.
4. Choose between the different options of day/hour you will be given.
5. After confirmation, a link to my Zoom meeting room will be sent to you.
6. On the day and hour of the meeting, please show up in time.
Each meeting is for 30 minutes.
Connecting to Zoom is easy; you only have to download the free APP, which you will receive in an email.
I am new to Advanced Photonic Therapy, where do I start?
Please take the time first to go through
*the videos on my Youtube channel (there is a search bar)
*the LIVE videos on my Facebook page (questions mentioned)
*the FAQ page on the website (that is where you are now 😉 )
*join the Free FB group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/333780983484980/
My red light just arrived, what must I do before using it?
Take the red light out of the box. Unscrew the end of the red light where the battery is located. Remove the battery from the red light. Remove the sticker from the end of the battery. Put the battery in the charger correctly (check the + and – signs on the battery and the charger. The red light of the charger will go on automatically when the battery is put in the correct way. Leave the battery in the charger until fully loaded. The first time you charge the battery, the loading can take up to 5 to 6 hours. The battery will be totally full when the light on the charger turns green.
Make sure to fully upload the battery the first time to prolong its lifespan of the battery.
The battery will only have to be recharged when it suddenly falls away.
With normal daily use of a few minutes, it can take up to a month before the battery will have to be recharged.
Do not leave your battery in the charger. The battery’s lifespan is decided by the times/way you charge it.
When not using the torch pen for a longer period of time, then remove the battery to avoid corrosion.
If unused for a long time, the Ii-ion battery should be recharged every 3
months to make sure of its correct performance.
When does your newest course start?
All DIY programs are now available on the new platform at www.advancedphotonictherapy.com
They are self-paced and available throughout the year.
When do your next long term courses start?
Level 1 Foundation Immersion Small Animals APT will start in February 2023.
Level 1 Foundation Immersion Equines APT will start in February 2023.
Level 1 Foundation Immersion People APT will start in February 2023.
How much time do I have to complete the Level 1 program?
In the 2023 Level 1 Foundation Immersion Programs, the modules will be 2-weekly.
Anybody can join them (see the details in the webinar).
If you are following the program to go for the certificate, later on, you will need to keep up with the Modules and send back the assignments on time.
These assignments have to be returned before the start of the next Module.
A delay in returning an assignment is only accepted once.
You will have to do the tests and videos with the other students.
You can repeat it once.
How much time do I have to complete the Certificate Course?
Two years, but for each level, you only have six months.
If you can’t finish up the Case Studies within the time frame, an extra month of time can be acquired (at a cost).
This is limited to 3 extra months.
What do I need to do to complete the course?
What is your cancelation/refunds policy for the courses?
A full refund can be requested up to 30 days after paying for access to the course.
Any request for refunds passed 30 days will involve an administration fee of 15%.
No tuition is refundable once the course has started or the course materials or information packs have been accessed.
Do I need to own an APT Pro Torch?
You do not have to own an APT Pro Torch when you start this course.
You need one and know how to use it by the time you do the practical part (Equine Course) and the Case Studies.
How often do you organize these Level courses?
At this moment, I only organize them once a year.
English is not my mothertongue, can I still do this course?
Most texts are in PDF format and can easily be translated by Google.
And you can always contact me. As most of you know I speak English, French, German, Spanish and Dutch.