The HealthLight Blog

4 Reasons to Take a NIR Therapy System with You When Traveling

By Aimee Nguyen | 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.  NIR (near-infrared/red 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 when…

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Get to Know HealthLight – Frequently Asked Questions

By Aimee Nguyen | September 9, 2020

Below are some of our most frequently asked questions about our company and our light therapy devices.   What makes HealthLight different? Our duty cycle at 50% is higher than many other pads on the market. That means we are getting more Joules/cm². The result is more healing energy to the tissues. Our Product Features:…

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Keys to a Successful Clinic: Developing Pain Treatment Programs with NIR Therapy

By Rob Berman | August 27, 2020

Whenever a person experiences prolonged pain for whatever reason, their immediate need is to seek medical care to get that pain erased or reduced as quickly as possible. So it is not surprising that, “Pain is the most common reason for physician consultation in the United States.”[1] But it is surprising that so many people…

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Frequently Asked Questions – Part II

By Aimee Nguyen | July 31, 2020

Part II of our Frequently Asked Questions Series. Below are some of the most common questions we get about light therapy. How does light therapy relieve muscles spasms, aches, and stiffness? Light Therapy dramatically stimulates muscle trigger points and acupuncture points non-invasively providing musculoskeletal pain relief. After just 20 minutes of light therapy, patients experience…

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Benefits of Light Therapy

By Aimee Nguyen | July 15, 2020

For Improved Circulation, Reduced Pain, and Increased Nerve Sensation Poor sensation in the feet can make life increasingly difficult. Nothing could be more challenging and frustrating than attempting to keep your balance and walk while you have trouble feeling your feet or toes touch the ground. This very often leads to falling.  Plus, the inability…

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HealthLight’s Research Summary

By Aimee Nguyen | July 1, 2020

The impact of light therapy on pain and circulation has been studied for decades. There are a variety of types of research on light and laser therapy: Research on Humans Research on Animals Basic Research Applied Research HealthLight has only reviewed a fraction of the thousands of studies out there on light and laser therapy.…

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Why I Prefer HealthLight’s NIR Light Therapy Equipment Over Other

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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“Get the Picture” of How NIR Light Therapy Relieves Pain

By Laurie Velger | June 4, 2020

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) Light Therapy is providing much needed help.  NIR Light Therapy is non-invasive, has no known adverse side effects, and is an effective all-natural alternative to both pharmaceutical drugs (which may…

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Light Therapy Frequently Asked Questions

By Aimee Nguyen & Rob Berman | May 14, 2020

Below are the most commonly asked questions about light therapy. How does light therapy work? Light therapy works by increasing ATP (adenosine triphosphate) synthesis in the mitochondria, activating the electron transport system, and many other biochemical and biophysical reactions in the tissue. Decades of research have found that certain wavelengths of light within the blue,…

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The Cutting-Edge Chiropractor:  Make Your Clinic Stand Out with NIR Therapy

By Rob Berman | May 1, 2020

When Ronald Collins DC, owner of Hilton Head Chiropractic in Hardeeville, South Carolina, first made the decision to introduce NIR (near-infrared/red light) Therapy into his practice in January, 2020, he was somewhat skeptical.  But after just two weeks, he was amazed at the results of his new LED pad systems — how effective NIR Therapy…

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