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Sussex therapist's space age cure for pain
Therapist Paul Lowe of Ringmer uses a scanner that allegedly uses technology developed for Russian cosmonauts to treat pain which apparently detects the source of pain and "chases" it out of the body
A therapist is using a scanner devised for Russian cosmonauts to “chase the pain” from his patients.
Paul Lowe charges clients £48 an hour to be prodded with his handheld Scenar device at his private clinic inside his Ringmer home – the first in Sussex.
He claims the unusual technology has an “80 to 90% success rate” treating back pain, burns, wounds and sports injuries.
Mr Lowe sweeps the patient’s body with his scanner, trying to pinpoint the source of pain. Then he claims to “chase” it out of the body by sending tiny electrical pulses into the skin.
He said: “This is about electro-stimulation, interrupting pain signals that are coming from the brain.
“I scan people with the device and take readings to find out where the imbalances are.
“Then I use the device to tell the body: ‘Hey come on – there’s a problem here’.”
The device, called a Self-Controlled Energo-Neuro-Adaptive Regulator or Scenar for short, was invented three decades ago by a group of Russian scientists.
Designed to accompany cosmonauts into space, the Soviet boffins claimed the groundbreaking treatment was effective, portable and non-invasive.
Mr Lowe has treated sports stars and professionals with his scanner and said most clients left feeling almost pain-free.
He said: “My scanner triggers nerve receptors to send signals through the central nervous system, activating waves of neuropeptides including some of the strongest known painkillers.”
But Mr Lowe admits many patients in Sussex are still sceptical. And he claimed he had “no idea” why his miracle cure had been ignored by major health providers and the NHS.
He said: “I don’t know why it hasn’t gone into the big time.”
Mr Lowe said many of his clients were often dubious both before and after their Scenar treatment.
He said: “I encounter people who are very sceptical because they find it odd that a device like this can work so well.
“I can often tell as I look into their eyes afterwards whether we are going to have a second session or not.”
For more details visit www.scenartherapist.co.uk.
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