Red Light Therapy

Red Light Therapy is a valuable part of every sports therapy treatment.

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What is Red Light Therapy?

Red light used in therapy is used mainly at one wavelength of light (660nm) emitted from super-luminous light emitting diodes that penetrate the skin without causing pain or damage, to indue certain physiological responses in the body.

Red light therapy is a natural therapy promoting the body's own immune responses, its own method of controlling pain and its own healing abilities. Red light therapy uses the energy of light to produce a therapeutic effect.

Red light therapy (or photonic therapy) is the use of red light on muscular tissues and areas of increased electrical activity, known as acupoints, in order to effect areas of the body in a certain way. Red light therapy is painless and safe and can be used alone or in conjunction with other therapies.

What are the benefits of Red Light Therapy?

  • Increased vascularity or circulation by the formation of new capillaries.
  • Significant increases in wound healing with less formation of scar tissue.
  • Reduction in edema.
  • Pain relief
  • Relaxation of muscles
  • Stimulation of collagen production
  • Relief of minor aches and pains
  • Increases RNA and DNA synthesis
  • Stimulation of trigger and acupuncture points

Can I do Red Light Therapy myself?

Red Light Therapy

Yes! Equestricare sells a variety of different Red Lights depending on your budget. Click here to view