The HealthLight Blog

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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The Award Winning Science Behind LED Phototherapy

By Aimee Nguyen | February 18, 2020

The 1998 Nobel Prize was awarded to scientists who discovered the relationship between near-infrared light (NIR), nitric oxide and increased circulation, ushering in a movement toward numerous, safe applications for LED phototherapy. In LED phototherapy, both infrared and red light trigger the release of nitric oxide from blood vessels and red blood cells. Nitric oxide…

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How Massage Therapists Can Use LED Red Light Therapy

By Laurie Velger | January 30, 2020

Adding LED Light Therapy to Your Massage Practice Can Bring Many Benefits LED Light Therapy is non-invasive, painless, safe, effective, easy to administer, and has no known negative side effects.  For example, a large 8-inch by 15-inch Near Infrared (NIR) LED Therapy pad can bring many benefits to your massage therapy practice.  The red lights…

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Selecting Your Light Therapy System

By Laurie Velger | January 17, 2020

Why not own your own Near Infrared Light Therapy system?  That way you and your family can use it to get pain relief whenever and wherever you want – in the comfort of your own home while relaxing, reading, studying, watching television, or answering emails — or in your hotel room when traveling. Light Therapy…

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Helping Aging Parents with Health Issues

By Aimee Nguyen | January 7, 2020

As our population ages, issues arise around health and independent living. Many adults find themselves dealing with the health issues of their parents, sometimes nearby but often from several states away. It is a growing issue revolving around quality of care, safety, and quality of life. About 17 percent of adult children care for their…

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