Which disorders have responded to PhotoMed’s Triple 2 Algorithm?


More than 500 people volunteered in studies to learn if PhotoMed’s therapy might relieve their pain. The studies at six sites included people with disorders which were not expected to improve.

Data collected by the Instant Verification System™ helped to make PhotoMed’s therapy more effective and efficient via the Triple 2 Algorithm.

Volunteers tried to explain what just happened inside their bodies. There were touching moments when they said, “I feel normal again…”.

New data collection methods were needed

The volunteers frequently arrived with multiple sites of pain and impairment. Could the sites be tested for being independent or linked? Could the Triple 2 Algorithm “work” for each site?

The operator could track the progress during each visit of multiple sites using the Instant Verification System™.

Measures of improving functions simplified data organization:

Could tracking symptoms and signs in parallel for multiple impairments find possible associations? We didn’t ask that scientific question.

Does the definition of pain unify the observed responses and outcomes?

The International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP) defines pain “as an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue damage, or described in terms of such damage.”

Note that the definition of the pain experience does NOT require an “ouch” factor. Measures of innate functions provide information even when the pain measures are zero. For example, for George and Josephine.

Could treatment-resistant pain be a bio-marker that the time to resolve had passed after healing was otherwise complete?

Could the return to normal function be “stuck” at the state immediately before the conclusion of the pain experience?

It’s fun to speculate. Please share your speculations via the form below.

Partial list of disorders that have responded within 2 visits

Please note that this list includes the disorders as reported by the study volunteers. The studies were performed for the development of PhotoMed’s products based upon improving innate functions. The data supported development of the Triple 2 Algorithm.


Sensory impairments

  • Loss of sensation in fingers or toes

  • Diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN)

  • Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS or RSD)

  • Post-surgical pain

  • Post-chemotherapy pain

  • Neuropathy from other causes, such as stroke or spinal cord injury

  • Fibromyalgia

  • Sympathetically mediated (or maintained) pain, especially people who have benefited from a sympathetic nerve block or sympathectomy

  • Post-herpetic pain (shingles)

  • Phantom pain in limbs and reconstructed skin

  • Mirror-neuron synesthesia


Motor impairments

  • Loss of grip strength and movement

  • Muscle knots,

  • “Frozen” joint movements

  • Lost range-of-motion

  • Loss of movement after stroke (therapy helps overcome “learned” non-use)

  • Carpal tunnel syndrome

  • Muscle imbalance, i.e. scoliosis

  • Loss of coordination in gait & swallowing, and choreic movements from Huntington’s disease



  • Abnormally cold or hot hands, with or without pain

  • Thermoregulation, gut, bowel, and bladder function after spinal cord injury

  • Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS or RSD)

  • Raynaud's syndrome


  • Restart non-healing wounds at any stage

  • Accelerate slow-healing wounds

  • Diabetic foot ulcers and loss of sensation

  • Venous stasis ulcers, bed sores

  • Improve scars, keloids



Partial list of disorders that have responded over several visits

Some volunteers arrived with slow healing impairments which may have been accelerated by therapy over several visits.

  • Broken bones

  • Tendonitis

  • Musculoskeletal aches and pains

  • Sleep

  • Bruising

  • Chemo-induced neuropathy


Disclaimer: The benefits listed on this website are based upon data collected during development of PhotoMed’s products. The Vari-Chrome® Pro and Instant Verification System™ are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

Please Tell Us Your Story or Ask a Question

Please share your story about your experience in a study using PhotoMed’s therapy and any improvements. Your follow-up information helps us understand how our therapy works for different disorders. You are welcome to ask questions through this contact form.

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