Infrared therapy uses certain wavelengths of light that can penetrate below the skin layers, proving a much greater depth which is able to provide a vast range of health benefits without damaging the skin. It allows people to harness the benefits of the sun without being exposed to harmful ultraviolet rays.
Increase local blood flow. The increase in the blood flow to the different parts of the body makes it possible for oxygen and nutrients to reach the cells, enabling them to function properly and effectively. Hence, this therapy stimulates the regeneration and repair of injured tissues, reducing pain and inflammation.
Infusing light/heat energy. Absorbed by photoreceptors in cells, the light energy kickstarts a series of metabolic events, triggering several natural processes of the body on a cellular level.
Used in conjunction with acupuncture. Applied to chosen points, infrared light can enhance the healing power of acupuncture. Infrared light therapy is applied in the treatment of various health conditions, including back pain, arthritis, bursitis, blunt trauma, muscle strain, carpal tunnel syndrome, neck pain, back pain, diabetic neuropathy, rheumatoid arthritis, temporomandibular joint pain (TMJ), tendonitis, wounds, sciatica, and surgical incisions.