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Red Light Therapy for Wellness

What is Red Light Therapy?

Red light therapy, also known as RLT, is a non-invasive therapy that uses low-level red light wavelengths to penetrate the skin and promote cellular energy production. It has been studied for over 20 years and has shown to have many wellness benefits associated with it. Red light therapy is known for its potential to reduce inflammation, relieve muscle soreness, improve circulation, and stimulate the production of collagen and elastin, which are essential for healthy skin and connective tissue.

At-Home LED Therapy Lights

At-home LED therapy lights have become increasingly popular in recent years, and for good reason. These lights use red light therapy to provide a safe and effective way to improve your overall wellness in the comfort of your own home.

Types of Red Lights Used in At-Home LED Therapy Lights

There are two main types of red lights used in at-home LED therapy lights: red light (630-660nm) and near-infrared light (810-880nm). Red light is most effective for improving skin health, reducing inflammation, and relieving muscle soreness. Near-infrared light, on the other hand, penetrates deeper into the skin and is known for its potential to improve joint health, reduce pain, and promote overall wellness.

When choosing an at-home LED therapy light, it's important to look for a device that uses medical-grade LEDs and emits wavelengths in the specific nanometer range for the desired effect. It's also important to follow the manufacturer's instructions for use and to avoid looking directly at the light.

Incorporating Red Light Therapy into Your Wellness Routine

Incorporating red light therapy into your wellness routine is a safe and effective way to improve your overall health. Whether you're looking to reduce muscle soreness, improve your skin health, or promote overall wellness, at-home LED therapy lights are an affordable and convenient option. Just remember to choose a device that uses medical-grade LEDs and emits the appropriate wavelengths for the desired effect.

Red Light Therapy Devices and Books* we have purchased for our house include:

Book on Red Light Therapy by Dr. Melanie Gray, DPT

Book on Red Light Therapy by Mark Sloan

*These are paid links.

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