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Devices are intended for temporary relief of minor pain, muscle aches and stiffness and increased circulation.

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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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Patients Are Using Red Light Therapy for Chronic Pain

By Laurie Velger | June 4, 2020

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.”[1] 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…

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Common Questions about LED Light Therapy

By Jackie Lozano | 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 Jackie Lozano | 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 Andy Friedman | 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 Chiropractor’s 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 Andy Friedman | 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 Andy Friedman | 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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Red Light Massage Therapy: Expand Your Massage Menu

By Laurie Velger | January 30, 2020

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…

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