Give thanks this weekend

Oh my gosh – time sure is flying by at a break neck pace. It’s hard to believe it’s been a year already since our homes were filled with family and friends for a festive meal and to give thanks for the blessings in our lives. This weekend we do it all over again.

Calgary Laserworks wishes everyone a safe and wonderful Thanksgiving weekend!

“Love wholeheartedly, be surprised, give thanks and praise…then you will discover the fullness of your life.”

– Brother David Steindl-Rast

Lose weight with low level laser therapy

The things that we do have precise and predictable effects on our bodies, including losing weight. Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT), also called cold laser therapy, can enhance the effectiveness of weight loss for those who are willing to make the necessary lifestyle changes such as developing healthy eating and exercise habits.

LLLT uses infrared or near-infrared light energy to penetrate the skin tissue and stimulate (accelerate) the skin cells. It operates on the principle similar to the 5,000 year old ancient Asian healing art of Acupuncture. Certain pressure points are targeted by the laser lights, emitted by a hand-held device, to trigger shifts in the patient’s inner energy. As a weight loss treatment, the activated cells effectively jump-start your body’s metabolism and suppress the appetite and control food cravings.

Low level laser therapy is considered a non-invasive, safe, easy and painless alternative weight loss method. As an added bonus, while you may feel a slight tingling during treatment, in most cases after treatment you’ll notice a calm and relaxed sensation. This is because LLLT reduces the level of anxiety and eases stress. Who in the world wouldn’t want to feel like that?! Ahhh…

Calgary Laserworks will help to empower you to live a healthier, happier life. If you have questions, or would like more information, call 403-301-3730 today.

Suffering from stress & anxiety?

Stress and anxiety can interrupt the smooth flow of energy throughout the body. Low level laser therapy has actually been shown to help energy flow smoothly again, helping to reduce stress and lower anxiety.

The calming nature of laser therapy is known to decrease heart rate, lower blood pressure
and relax muscles. The laser stimulates the release of endorphins, those natural “feel-good” chemicals, creating a sense of overall well-being.

Low level laser treatments involve a cold, soft laser beam applied to specific energy points on the body (ears, hands, arms, wrist and feet). By targeting the energy points associated with stress and anxiety you will feel the tension leave your body.

While everyday stress is part of all our lives, and how we manage it contributes to our quality
of life, sometimes life’s circumstances can make stress and anxiety difficult to deal with on our own. Before your stress becomes chronic (long term) perhaps low level laser therapy is worth
a try. Once the dark & heavy feelings of stress are relieved you will feel more confident in your ability to cope with the challenges of life, and ultimately, a happier, healthier existence will be restored.

Call Calgary Laserworks at 403-301-3730 today so that we can help you jump-start the rest of your life!

Things to do this weekend…

There are plenty of fun things to do with your family and friends this long weekend in Calgary.

Many families visit Heritage Park and take a trip back through time, while others take in the festivities at Prince’s Island Park or at the Inglewood Sunfest.

Enjoy all the fabulous Music Fests, Shakespeare by the Bow or even a visit to our local museums. Fort Calgary, won’t disappoint. It celebrates Alberta’s Heritage Day with interpretive tours, movies, crafts, face paintings, a treasure hunt and genealogy presentations. Something for everyone!

For more information see August Long Weekend Activity Guide

Canada Celebrates a Milestone 150 Years

In honour of Canada 150, festivities will be taking place all over Calgary to get you into the celebratory spirit!

Lots of fun, food and fanfare for kids of all ages! From the Music Mile in the Inglewood, East Village, and Victoria Park neighbourhoods, to Princess Island, local parks and museums, Fort Calgary, the Science Centre, the Calgary Zoo, and so much more…

Come on out and join in on the fun ; ) For more details visit: http://www.visitcalgary.com/maps-tools/inside-guide/celebrate-canada-150

Ready to try an alternative therapy for migraine pain relief?

If you’ve been struggling with migraine pain and conventional medicine doesn’t seem to have any answers, maybe it’s time to try low-level laser therapy (LLLT).

Low-level laser therapy, also known as cold laser therapy, has been used for years on patients seeking effective, alternative methods of migraine pain relief. In fact, cold laser procedures are an excellent option for patients who require treatment, but who prefer to avoid medication or invasive treatments.

Cold laser therapy is a non-invasive procedure meaning that it does not heat or cut the tissue, unlike high intensity lasers. This means that there is no prolonged recovery time. The laser works at a cellular level by utilizing specific wavelengths of light to interact with your tissue which helps to accelerate your body’s natural healing mechanism.

Cold laser therapy does not mask migraine pain like many pharmacological treatments. It treats the underlying condition to promote healing.

Cold laser therapy can be easily administered. The cold lasers are handheld devices often the size of a flashlight. Clinicians place the laser directly over the affected area for 30 seconds to several minutes, depending on the size of the area being treated and the dose provided by the cold laser unit. It is quick and painless!

While each session only takes a few minutes, it may take a series of treatments before you can gauge its effectiveness.

Overall, cold laser therapy can help relieve those pain-filled days and sleepless nights, ultimately giving you your life back.

Call us here at Calgary Laserworks today for more information.

403-301-3730

Time to quit smoking…yet?

Stop SmokingDid you know that secondhand smoke causes almost 50,000 deaths in North America every year? That number includes almost 1000 infants. Those are deaths of non-smokers.

Isn’t that shocking?

Smokers are at high-risk for many diseases:

  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD, including emphysema and chronic bronchitis)
  • Lung cancer
  • Cancer of the mouth, lip, throat and voice box
  • Pancreatic cancer
  • Breast cancer
  • Cervical cancer
  • Stomach cancer
  • Liver cancer
  • Kidney cancer
  • Bladder cancer

Just to name a few – yikes!

Secondhand smoke can cause all of these diseases and more not only in smokers, but in non-smokers as well. For babies and children, no amount of second-hand smoke is safe. According to the Canadian Tobacco Use Monitoring Survey (CTUMS), 4.5% of children between the ages of 0 and 17 years were regularly exposed to second-hand smoke in the home.

The thought of those stats is staggering. Isn’t it time for you to quit smoking…yet?

Calgary Laserworks is here to help. Take the plunge. Call 403-301-3730 NOW!

Kick the habit in 2017 – your life will be richer for it!

“It’s easy to quit smoking. I’ve done it hundreds of times.” – Mark Twain

You know the health risks of smoking but that hasn’t stopped you. In fact, you’ve been thinking and even talking about quitting for years. Well don’t feel guilty. You’re definitely not alone. Nicotine is powerful stuff. Many people try to quit smoking several times before they kick the habit for good.

At Calgary Laserworks we use a low level laser (cold laser) instead of needles to target key energy points on the body. These points are found around the ears, nose, hand and wrist, and when stimulated endorphins –  the body’s natural feel-good hormones – are released. This endorphin release has a calming, relaxing effect on the body which helps to reduce or eliminate nicotine cravings and the desire for cigarettes, as well as withdrawal symptoms.

In addition to stimulating an endorphin release, the laser stimulates the body’s natural ability to detoxify the nicotine, helping you through the nicotine withdrawal more quickly.

Low level laser treatments are a safe, non-invasive, pain-free, drug-free and highly effective solution that will help you quit smoking for good.

Don’t doubt yourself – set a date to quit in 2017 – you CAN do it!

Call Calgary Laserworks at 403-301-3730 today.