Category Archives for "Red Light Therapy"

Using Light Therapy For Pain

Light Therapy For Pain
Suffering from any type of pain, be it from a spontaneous injury like an ankle sprain, or because of chronic pain caused by a condition like arthritis, is miserable. Pain can suck the enjoyment out of everything we love and hold us back and prevent us from living our lives. If you have experienced pain before, it is likely that you have spent hours searching online for effective home remedies or at-home devices that can help you alleviate the pain. Continue reading

Does Red Light Therapy Work?

Does Infrared Light Therapy Work
Red light therapy is a form of phototherapy, which involves being exposed to daylight or specific wavelengths of light using various light sources dependent on the clinical indication. The light exposure is prescribed for a particular length of time and occasionally doses must be given at certain times of the day. Red light therapy penetrates deeper into the skin than other light wavelengths and is thought to rejuvenate skin and is commonly used to treat skin conditions such as acne and rosacea, as well as pain and even wound healing. Continue reading

Red Light Therapy Side Effects

Red Light Therapy Side Effects
Red light therapy is considered to be a safe and well-tolerated therapy for the relief of symptoms of multiple conditions. The technology has even been used by NASA. Unlike using salon tanning beds, red light therapy does not utilize harmful ultraviolet (UV) light which can damage skin and cause cells to mutate. It uses visible towards the infrared end of the electromagnetic spectrum and occasionally uses infrared light too. This is absorbed well by the skin and is thought to bring many benefits to your body and health. Continue reading

Benefits Of Red Light Therapy For Acne

Red Light Therapy For Acne
Red light therapy uses visible light to penetrate the skin where it can enhance cell function, resulting in clearer skin and a reduction in the visible signs of aging. It is a safe, non-invasive treatment which has hardly any side effects, and those which do occur are usually minor and very short lived. It is tolerated very well and many people who have used it have seen great results that they have not been able to achieve with other treatments. Continue reading

What Is Red Light Therapy?

What Is Red Light Therapy
Red light therapy is also known as low-level laser therapy (LLLT). It uses low-energy light emitting diodes (LEDs) or lasers as an alternative therapy for pain relief, or to promote good cell functions. In contrast to high power lasers which can damage tissues, certain wavelengths of lasers are effective in applications such as speeding up wound healing, reducing the symptoms of restless leg syndrome and lowering pain in diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis. Continue reading