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Red Light Therapy

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What is Red Light Therapy?

About thirty years ago, studies show NASA first applied the medical technique called low-level laser therapy (LLLT), also known as red light therapy, for biological use [1]. The technology, originally called HEALS(High Emissivity Aluminiferous Luminescent Substrate) was found to successfully reduce painful side effects with far red/near infrared Light Emitting Diodes. In a two year trial study, improvement showed in cancer patients and those receiving stem cell and bone marrow transpants. NASA concluded that the treatment device could improve pain by 96%, had no adverse affects, and was easily tolerated [2].

Figure 1. Wavelengths penetrating skin in various color ranges

Red light therapy uses light emitting diodes (LEDs) to stimulate healing within the human body [3,4]. Several researchers and studies have shown that red light therapy effectively stimulates the body at the tissue, molecular, and cellular levels [4]. Red light therapy devices used today can use up to two or three wavelengths [5]. The most promising effects have been found utilizing a wavelength of 660NM for RLT and the 850NM wavelength with Near Infrared, also known as infrared A (IR-A)[6].

Red light therapy goes by other names such as: [5]
  • LLLT (low level laser or low level light therapy)
  • LILT (low intensity light therapy)
  • Photobiostimulation
  • Biostimulation (BIOS)
  • Photobiomodulation (PMB)
  • Photonic Stimulation
  • Photorejuvenation

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