Have you recently been hearing about red light therapy (near infrared (NIR) light therapy, photobiomodulation or LLLTi)? Not exactly sure what it is? Red light therapy is a treatment that uses low wavelength red light and can be used for a variety of things. From pain and inflammation to fatigue and healing wounds, red light therapy has been shown to help with a wide range of things. Today, we’ll be discussing the various benefits of red light therapy in Clearwater, Florida. Have additional questions? Ready to schedule your appointment? Contact Dawn Potter Acupuncture & Wellness today. We even offer free 15 minute phone consultations to discuss your health, specific needs and what we can do to help.
Reduction of Pain Whether it is a specific injury or just some sort of chronic pain due to inflammation, red light therapy has been shown to improve pain throughout the body. When patients undergo red light therapy, reduction of swelling and inflammation occurs, resulting in an overall reduction in pain experienced. Even those suffering from pain conditions such as fibromyalgia have seen benefits following treatment. Decreases Inflammation As mentioned above, red light therapy has been shown to reduce inflammation, swelling and oxidative stress in the body. Inflammation has been connected to a wide range of health ailments, from heart disease to depression. Reducing inflammation can have wonderful benefits for the entire body. Improves Fatigue When it comes to fatigue, finding a treatment that helps can be difficult. Red light therapy has been shown to increase ATP production and improve cellular mitochondrial function, resulting in reduced fatigue overall. Wound Healing Along with pain, red light therapy can also be helpful for healing wounds. Red light therapy can increase proliferation of fibroblasts (to produce tissue) and stimulate collagen synthesis. Start Red Light Therapy in Clearwater, Florida Today Ready to start your red light therapy in Clearwater, FL? Schedule your appointment with us today to get started.