Red light therapy (RLT) is a treatment that may help skin, muscle tissue, and other parts of your body heal. It is also called low-level laser therapy (LLLT), low-power laser therapy (LPLT), and photobiomodulation (PBM).
There are many different types of red light therapy. Red light beds found at salons are said to help reduce cosmetic skin issues, like stretch marks and wrinkles. Red light therapy used in a medical office setting may be used to treat more serious conditions, like psoriasis, slow-healing wounds, and even the side effects of chemotherapy.
RLT is considered to be promising treatment for certain conditions, other benefits of Red Light Therapy are the following:
- Wound healing
- Its a safe, natural way to speed up the healing process for burns, wounds, surgery incisions, and scars.
- Enhancing bone recovery
- It may help accelerate bone healing after treatment for bone injuries
- Pain relief
- RLT exposure can help reduce pain for osteoarthritis knee pain, meniscus tears, general knee pain, rheumatoid arthritis, and back pain. The data on red light therapy for pain relief is extensive that the FDA has approved it as a therapy for treating minor pains and arthritis.
- Skin issues
- Popular use of RLT is to clear up skin issues like acne. The skin-clearing secret lies in RLT’s anti-inflammatory effects. It also helps naturally decrease oil production and bacterial levels in your skin.
- Anti Aging
- RLT users experienced significantly improved skin complexion and an increase in collagen. it helps with texture, tone, pore size, and wrinkles.