About Us

MedX Health Corp. is a medical device company that has been operating since 1999. The Company’s focused is on research, development, manufacturing, and distribution of phototherapeutic class III medical devices that utilizes photon energy to treat Musculoskeletal disorders. 

our mission

To develop and implement non-invasive, practical, drug-free and cost-effective phototherapeutic medical devices, for use by trained medical professionals that can help to enhance patients’ quality of life and improve standards of care.


MedX products utilize photobiomodulation (“PBM”) that are incorporated within our Phototherapeutic medical devices. Lasers and LED's provide an effective treatment offering drug-free, and non-invasive alternatives in the rehabilitation and dental markets. MedX has sold phototherapeutic products since 2003 to clinical practitioners, academic facilities, hospitals, long-term care facilities, and to athletes and professional sports teams in North America.

Executive Team

Robert von der Porten

Executive Chairman

Successful leader during the restructuring of MedX from 2014-2018 with 40 years of management experience across multiple industries and geographies.

Louie Canitano

Managing Director Laser Therapy Products, Canadian Sales Inquires:

Louie has extensive operational healthcare experience. Louie is responsible for Clinical Affairs, Quality Control and Production.

Louie was Co-Clinical Director responsible for management, mergers and acquisitions for a group of several successful “G” Code and Schedule 5 OHIP physiotherapy and chiropractic clinics, introducing and utilizing laser therapy as a palliative modality. He was also a founder and held executive positions within several emerging growth Healthcare companies. Louie has a B. Sc. in Natural Health Sciences.

Jim Cooke


Senior financial executive with wide-reaching experience in private and public companies.

Larry Petersen

Sales Director, U.S and International Sales Inquiries:

Larry is responsible for business development and managing US based distributors, dealers and clinicians for MedX’s Laser and Light Products for Therapeutic and Dental applications.

Larry has also successfully developed and launched strategic sales and marketing plans for numerous medical devices, implementing them internationally, including Europe, Asia, Latin America, the Middle East and Australia. He is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Flight School, Pensacola, Florida, and served in combat in the United States Navy. He holds a BA in Marketing and Business from Iowa University.

Ivana Krznaric


Ivana has been working within the medical devices industry as a technical support specialist for over 25 years. 

Ivana joined the MedX team in 2003 and was quickly promoted to Technical Customer Support Manager. Ivana is on the front line of customer service; she efficiently responds to all customer inquiries and provides professional support ensuring optimal use of all MedX Therapeutic and Dental Laser and Light product lines. Ivana received a diploma with honours in 1995 from the Radio Collage of Canada’s (RCC Institute of Technology) in Electronics Engineering Technology.

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Indications For Use

“The energy emitted provides topical heating or the temporary increase in local blood circulation, temporary relief of minor muscle and joint aches, pains and stiffness, and the relaxation of muscles; for muscle spasms, and minor pain and stiffness associated with arthritis.”