The HealthLight Blog

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.

Purchasing a NIR System for Your Practice?

By Laurie Velger | March 10, 2021

Here’s What to Know to Make the Best Possible Purchase NIR (near infrared/red light) Therapy is becoming more and more popular in clinics worldwide.  And as a result, the many NIR therapy devices available in the marketplace today make it a daunting task for practitioners to choose the right system.  So, if you are a…

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NIR Therapy Pads versus Panels — Which Should You Choose?

By Laurie Velger | February 25, 2021

As NIR (near-infrared/red light) Therapy becomes more popular worldwide, new light therapy devices keep popping up everywhere.  Even mainstream internet shopping sites like and 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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NIR Therapy Offers Many Benefits — Including an Amazingly Fast ROI

By Rob Berman | February 9, 2021

Has the COVID 19 pandemic taken the breath out of your clinic?  If your monthly revenue is wheezing and shrinking, and you need to perk up your practice, get your regular patients back in the door, and put new patients on your schedule, then consider introducing NIR (near-infrared/red light) Therapy to your treatment menu.  NIR…

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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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How Acupuncturists Can Use LED Red Light Therapy

By Laurie Velger | January 12, 2021

Adding Red Light Therapy to Your Practice Brings Many Benefits 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 LED red light therapy are worlds apart, the beneficial results they produce are surprisingly similar.  Like acupuncture, red light therapy is…

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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 Treatment

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 LED 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…

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Foot & Ankle Pad vs. Foot & Calf Pad

By Aimee Nguyen | November 5, 2020

The 122 Foot & Ankle Pad and the 131 Foot & Calf Pad are two of our most popular pads. Both pads are available in our Clinical and Express At-Home product lines. Both can be used on the lower legs and feet. There are lots of similarities between the two pads, but there are key…

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Developing Chronic Pain Treatment Programs with LED Light Therapy (Pt 2)

By Rob Berman | October 21, 2020

LED Light Therapy for Pain A 2015 study written by Michael R. Hamblin and James Carroll (two pioneers in Phototherapy treatment and PBM research) with co-authors Roberta T. Chow and Howard B. Cotler, concluded that “…Low Level Light Therapy (LLLT) is beneficial for pain relief and can accelerate the body’s ability to heal itself. LLLT…

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Clinical vs. Express At-Home: What’s the Difference?

By Aimee Nguyen | October 8, 2020

  HealthLight has been manufacturing photo-modulated (pulsed, light emitting diode) devices also known as low-level light therapy (LLLT) devices for over 15 years. HealthLight has two different product lines: Clinical and Express At-Home. In this blog post we’ll be going over the key differences between the two lines. Clinical Line The Clinical Line makes it easier…

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