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.
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…Read More
Many are turning to red light therapy for chronic pain. According to a 2015 study, “One out of three Americans is affected by chronic pain annually.” So for those searching for pain relief, NIR (near-infrared) Red Light Therapy, a type of phototherapy treatment, is providing much needed help. Red light therapy is non-invasive, has no…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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.” “In 2018, there were 50,300 chiropractors in the…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
Red light massage 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 light therapy device can bring many benefits to your massage therapy practice. The red lights work on the body for more surface area and the infrared lights give a…Read More