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SA Doctor's Claims He Could 'Heal' Migraines And Alzheimer's Disease Using Lasers Were Misleading

Thursday 13 June 2019


From the ABC:



SA doctor's claims he could 'heal' migraines and Alzheimer's disease using lasers were misleading

By Meagan Dillon
13 June 2019
© 2019 ABC.

A South Australian doctor has admitted his claims that "migraine is no longer a mystery" and he could heal conditions like Alzheimer's disease and chronic fatigue using laser therapy were misleading and false advertising, court documents have revealed.

In his written response to professional misconduct allegations from the Medical Board of Australia, Dr Mark Rogers said his claims about low-level laser therapy (LLLT) were based on his "opinion" and "belief" rather than "hard scientific evidence".

Court documents — released by the SA Health Practitioners Tribunal this week — said Dr Rogers promoted LLLT on his website, saying he was "using focused medical technologies to diagnose and heal".

Claims made on his website included "migraine is no longer a mystery" and "our research into migraine reveals they are often caused by referred nerve pain that's a result of longstanding, chronic injury to the base of your skull".

"Adrenaline is the hormone of memory," another claim by Dr Rogers stated.


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