Tag Archives: Pain Relief

Infrared Light Therapy for Neuropathy Pain

Black male runner with neuropathy holding his hurt foot.

Neuropathy is a term you may not encounter until it directly affects you or someone close to you. According to the Mayo Clinic, neuropathy is the result of damage to the nerves outside of the brain and spinal cord (peripheral nerves). It causes weakness, numbness, or intense pain, most often in the extremities. The Cleveland […]

Can Red Light Therapy Improve Your Workouts?

Young couple running on treadmills in a gym.

Whether you tear up the ballroom dance floor, dominate the racquetball court, or pump iron in the gym, you know physical activities can lead to sore muscles. Home LED light therapy devices have numerous applications for health and healing after workouts. For those who exercise regularly or participate in sports, convenient, low-cost wellness products to […]

Infrared Light Therapy for Pain Relief: How Does it Work?

Athletic man with lower back pain highlighted by a red light.

It has been discovered through scientific research that red and infrared light can exert certain effects on living cells, with numerous applications for treating inflammation and wound healing. Infrared light therapy (ILT), in particular, offers pain relief benefits that work for everyone from athletes to casual exercisers or people with chronic muscle or nerve pain. […]

Recovering Your Body: An Athlete’s Guide to Red Light Therapy

Male athlete in the gym with a towel on his head after a workout.

*Updated 6/10/2020 Many athletes are discovering the benefits of red light therapy and infrared light therapy. This non-invasive modality can soothe aching muscles, aid recovery from sports injuries, and improve general wellness. Light therapy, also referred to as red light or infrared light therapy, involves directing specific wavelengths of light, from an LED light source, […]