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Benefits of LED Light Therapy for Pain and Circulation

Benefits of LED Light Therapy for Treatment of Chronic Pain

By Aimee Nguyen | July 15, 2020

Increased circulation. Better nerve sensitivity. Reduced pain. Unfortunately, these are the needs of millions of people. Those with diabetes. Those suffering from Peripheral Neuropathy. Those with chronic pain. Poor sensation in the toes or feet is usually caused by a lack of blood supply or nerve damage. This condition can be symptomatic of a large…

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HealthLight’s LED Light Therapy (Phototherapy) Research Summary

By Aimee Nguyen | July 1, 2020

The impact of LED Light Therapy on pain and circulation has been studied for decades. There are a variety of types of research on phototherapy treatment: Research on Humans Research on Animals Basic Research Applied Research HealthLight has only reviewed a fraction of the thousands of studies out there on phototherapy treatment. Our research mostly…

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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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How Red Light Therapy Can Treat Chronic 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) LED Red Light Therapy, a type of phototherapy treatment, is providing much needed help. LED Red Light Therapy is non-invasive, has no known adverse side effects, and is an effective…

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Common Questions about LED Light Therapy

By Aimee Nguyen & Rob Berman | May 14, 2020

Below are the most commonly asked questions about light therapy. How does LED light therapy work? LED Light therapy is a popular type of phototherapy that 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 phototherapy research…

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Growing a Chiropractor Practice with LED Light Therapy

By Rob Berman | May 1, 2020

When Ronald Collins DC, owner of Hilton Head Chiropractic in Hardeeville, South Carolina, was looking to grow his chiropractic practice, he made the decision to introduce NIR (near-infrared/red light) Phototherapy as a treatment option in January, 2020. Admittedly, he was somewhat skeptical. But after just two weeks, he was amazed at the results of his…

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Difference Between Blue, Red, & Infrared

By Aimee Nguyen & Rob Berman | April 17, 2020

HealthLight produces products that have multiple colors: blue, red, and infrared. Why do we use different wavelengths? Two main reasons: depth of penetration and different biological effects. Blue Light Researchers have found that blue light wavelengths within the visible light spectrum (especially wavelengths between 400 and 470 nm) are intrinsically antimicrobial and do not require…

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Light Therapy Helped Donnie Continue Playing His Favorite Sport

By Aimee Nguyen | March 27, 2020

It is estimated that at least 20 million people in the United States suffer from foot and leg pain. Research supports the conclusion that near infrared light therapy is successful in alleviating pain and improving circulation. For Donnie Althoff, the numbness and pain in his toes and feet made playing his beloved golf more and…

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How Chiropractors Can Use LED Light Therapy

By Laurie Velger | March 18, 2020

The Benefits of Adding LED Light Therapy to Your Practice According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of chiropractors in the US is growing: “Employment of chiropractors is projected to grow 7 percent from 2018 to 2028, faster than the average for all occupations.”[1]  “In 2018, there were 50,300 chiropractors in the…

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Beth’s Success with Light Therapy

By Aimee Nguyen | March 3, 2020

Beth Dawson suffered from chronic pain in her feet, and was told by her physician there was not much that could be done to alleviate her symptoms.   “I progressively got worse and worse,” she said. “My gait was off, I didn’t walk like I had, I had to walk slower, I had to hang…

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