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.

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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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Foot & Ankle Pad vs. Foot & Calf Pad

By Andy Friedman | 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 Andy Friedman | 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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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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Get to Know HealthLight – Frequently Asked Questions

By Jackie Lozano | 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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About LED Phototherapy Treatment Program for Chiropractic Patients

By Rob Berman | August 27, 2020

A Chronic Pain Phototherapy Treatment Program for Chiropractors When it comes to treating chronic pain, specifically chronic musculoskeletal pain, modern medicine’s standard procedures are fraught with a wide spectrum of side effects, possible complications, and overall risks. “Currently accepted therapies consist of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, steroid injections, opiate pain medications and surgery, each of which…

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Frequently Asked Questions – Part II

By Andy Friedman | 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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What Are The Benefits of Red Light Therapy?

By Andy Friedman | July 15, 2020

Increased circulation. Better nerve sensitivity. Reduced pain. These are just some of the benefits of red light therapy. Unfortunately, they are also 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…

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HealthLight’s LED Light Therapy (Phototherapy) Research Summary

By Andy Friedman | 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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