MedX acquisition of RJ-Laser strengthens its LLLT light therapy portfolio

Mississauga, ON, Canada--MedX Health Corporation, a provider of drug-free, non-invasive low level laser and light therapy (LLLT), acquired the Canadian operations of laser pioneer Reimers & Janssen GmbH.

Mississauga, ON, Canada--MedX Health Corporation (www.medXhealth.com), a provider of drug-free, non-invasive low level laser and light therapy (LLLT) for tissue repair, improved cellular function, and pain relief, has acquired the Canadian operations of 27-year-old laser pioneer, Reimers & Janssen GmbH (RJ-Laser), providing an expanded line of products with improved features, within MedX's existing rehab/chiropractic, dental, and acupuncture laser and light markets, as well as approved products ready for launch to veterinarians and dermatologists.

"Louie Canitano, the President of RJ-LASER Canada, will be joining the MedX management team as the Executive Vice President of Operations. Louie has a broad range of skills and expertise within the laser field, acquired over the past 11 years, including design, development, manufacturing, regulatory affairs, and sales and marketing, and his leadership will help accelerate rapid growth of laser and related products and devices within all markets," says Steve Guillen, president and CEO of MedX Health.

RJ-LASER and MedX plan to expand their business partnership throughout 2010. RJ-LASER is currently approved by CE, Health Canada, and recently received FDA approval for many of their laser products.
"I am very excited about joining forces with the MedX team. Together I am confident that we can continue to build upon our existing chiropractic, physiotherapy, dental, and acupuncture markets, and rapidly expand our products into high growth veterinary and dermatology sectors in offering the clinician the widest selection of laser devices and related products creating a one stop laser shop," said Mr. Canitano.

RJ-LASER systems are based on their 27 years of experience within the development and production of medical laser devices. RJ-LASER is dedicated to offering both conventional and complementary/holistic treatment possibilities and says it offers the widest range of medical lasers for diagnostics as well as for biostimulation and biomodulation. RJ-Laser device configurations consist of single probes, multi-cluster probes, and scanners in addition to the new patent-pending LightNeedle.

--Posted by Gail Overton; gailo@pennwell.com; www.laserfocusworld.com.

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