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HealthLight and its devices are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

Devices are intended for temporary relief of minor pain, muscle aches and stiffness and increased circulation.

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What is Red Light Therapy? It’s the Best Kept Secret in Drug-Free Pain Relief!

By Laurie Velger | July 16, 2021

The medical establishment today seems to basically have three ways to treat both acute and chronic pain: drugs, injections, and/or surgery. “Currently accepted therapies consist of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, steroid injections, opiate pain medications and surgery, each of which carries their own specific risk profiles.”[1] But this does not have to continue to be the…

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Purchasing a Red Light Therapy System for Your Practice?

By Laurie Velger | March 10, 2021

Here’s What to Know to Make the Best Possible Purchase Red Light Therapy Systems are becoming more and more popular in clinics worldwide. And as a result, the many light therapy devices available in the marketplace today make it a daunting task for practitioners to choose the right system. So, if you are a practitioner…

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Red Light Therapy Pads Versus Panels

By Laurie Velger | February 25, 2021

As Red Light Therapy Pads becomes more popular worldwide, new light therapy devices keep popping up everywhere. Even mainstream internet shopping sites like Amazon.com and Walmart.com offer pages and pages of products. Countless light treatment lamps, wands, masks, slippers, “gloves,” and even near-infrared light bulbs are now being produced by a multitude of manufacturers. However,…

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Aches, Pains, and Stiffness from Working from Home? NIR Therapy Can Help!

By Laurie Velger | February 9, 2021

According to FacilityExecutive. com, a whopping 88% of companies have encouraged or required their employees to work from home, due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. And as a result, stories like these are commonplace: Tom’s work life consists of sitting on his living room couch all day long, five days a week, staring down at his…

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Acupuncture Light Therapy: Adding An Additional Modality

By Laurie Velger | January 12, 2021

Acupuncture light therapy is one of the best options to consider for treating both acute and chronic pain. Although it may seem on the surface that the centuries-old traditional Chinese healing art of acupuncture and the approximately 40-year-old light wave technology of red light therapy are worlds apart, the beneficial results they produce are surprisingly…

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How Physical Therapists Can Use LED Light Therapy

By Laurie Velger | December 16, 2020

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, thanks to all the aging baby boomers, physical therapy may be the fastest growing occupation in America: “Employment of physical therapists is projected to grow 18 percent from 2019 to 2029, much faster than the average for all occupations.”[1] In light of this extremely favorable outlook for growth…

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How Podiatrists Can Use LED Light Therapy Devices

By Laurie Velger | November 20, 2020

By adding LED Light Therapy to their treatment menus, doctors of Podiatric medicine can reap substantial benefits to both patients and revenue. LED Light Therapy for Podiatry Treatments Light Therapy uses NIR (Near-Infrared Light) to treat pain and are considered Class II Medical Devices. NIR Therapy is backed by decades of science and can be…

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4 Reasons to Take a LED Light Therapy System With You When Traveling

By Laurie Velger | September 25, 2020

  For those who worry about traveling because of pain in their feet, or have back, knee or hip issues, you don’t have to curtail your wanderlust. Near-infrared (red LED light) Therapy can open the door to a better quality of life, allowing you the freedom from pain and discomfort to venture out and travel…

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Why I Prefer HealthLight’s LED Light Therapy Equipment

By Laurie Velger | June 17, 2020

The pain was excruciating — the worst pain I had ever experienced! I had been sitting on the linoleum floor engrossed in sorting papers. All of a sudden, it felt like something “slipped” in my lower back. When I tried to stand up, the pain was unbearable. I had to crawl around the apartment on…

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Patients Are Using Red Light Therapy for Chronic Pain

By Laurie Velger | June 4, 2020

Many are turning to red light therapy for chronic pain. According to a 2015 study, “One out of three Americans is affected by chronic pain annually.”[1] So for those searching for pain relief, NIR (near-infrared) Red Light Therapy, a type of phototherapy treatment, is providing much needed help. Red light therapy is non-invasive, has no…

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