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Light is a form of energy that behaves both as a wave and as a stream of particles called photons. Our body can use these tiny packets of energy to promote healing and wellness. According to clinical studies, light therapy has been shown to increase energy; stimulate collagen, ATP (adenosine triphosphate, an important energy source in the body) and nitric oxide; reduce pain and inflammation; and reduce stress.
** Light therapy is contraindicated for the womb of a pregnant woman, localized cancer sites, and those on light sensitive medications. Light therapy has improved healing after radiation and chemotherapy (see studies at bottom of page)
What is Light Therapy and how does it work?
Despite it being 'new' to our area, light therapy has been independently studied for over fifty years around the world, and used in the medical profession for more than twenty to reduce pain and increase circulation.
Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs) are a form of light therapy that is a relatively recent outgrowth from the laser industry yet proven more effective by covering a greater surface area in a shorter amount of time. The LED infrared lighting permeates the skin and is taken in by the mitochondria (the cell’s power plant). Metabolism in the body cells increases, ATP is produced in larger quantities, and this stimulates healing in the bone, skin, muscle and subcutaneous tissue. Due to the increased speed of healing, pain in the affected area is relieved.
Blue light has been proven effective for skin issues, anti-aging, rejuvenation and mood rebalancing. It has also helped treat jaundice of newborns. Red light has been proven effective for chronic pain, muscle trauma, soft tissue, gums and wounds. Infrared light has not only been proven effective for pain and inflammation in bones, tendons, joints and teeth, but is what allows the body to produce Nitric Oxide. This is a signaling molecule that promotes the dilation of blood vessels and lymphatics, allowing increased circulation, reduced inflammation, and improving immune function among other benefits. Nitric Oxide has even been shown to be essential for wound healing.
In conjunction with the light, specific proven frequencies effectively restore every cell back to its natural resonant frequency. This rebalancing process enhances cellular communication training the cells to recapture their correct functions. This means that the body is put back into its normal state of balance and function allowing it to effectively heal itself naturally.
Red light, which is visible at a wavelength of 630-680 nanometers, penetrates tissue to a depth of about 8-10 mm. It is very beneficial in treating issues close to the surface such as wounds, cuts, scars, trigger and acupuncture points and is particularly effective in treating infections. Infrared light (880 nm) penetrates to a depth of about 30-50 mm, which makes it more effective for bones, joints, deep muscle, etc. Blue light is 440nm.
You can learn more by visiting the InLight Medical Systems website: www.inlightmedical.com/amandahagler
Clients may experience:
• Decrease in local swelling
• Decreased inflammation
• Decreased muscle spasms and tightness
• Decreased tension
• Increased range of motion
• Increased lymphatic drainage
• Increased venous dilation and flow
• Diabetic patients and clients with peripheral neuropathy may experience an increase in sensation to pressure and hot/cold.
What Else May Light Therapy Help With?
Acne, warts, arthritis, skin conditions, psoriasis, pain, carpal tunnel, tennis elbow, chronic wounds, diabetic wounds, gangrene, cuts, eczema, fractures, headaches, herpes, tendonitis, muscle trauma, TMJ, numbness, fractures, fibromyalgia, speed healing, reduce scarring, increase collagen in skin, reduce wrinkles, sprains, broken bones, edema, lower blood pressure, cholesterol, heart issues, inflammation, neuropathy, nerve pain, improves sleep, stimulates endorphin and serotonin levels, and so much more…
What Do Other People Say? Here are some Testimonials:
""My son had his wisdom teeth out, which can be a painful recovery. He had the light treatment three times a day for the first three days, then two times a day after that up to a week. It helped minimize the pain and swelling. When we had the follow up appointment a week later, the oral surgeon told us that he is healing incredibly fast without complications. I believe the light therapy helped speed up my son's recovery. Thank you Amanda." -Angie
"Thank you so much for the light therapy on Thursday! I slept very well that night and ran a 5K on Saturday with considerably less pain than normal. I don’t know if it was a coincidence or if the light therapy really helped my knee! I think it was the light therapy " - Kiley
"I had the best night of sleep." W.W.
"I felt more mentally focused." K.W.
"Hello Amanda. I wanted to let you know that the lights really worked. My knee didn't start hurting again til Sunday. And the lump in my throat isn't as bad as it was... Thank you so much for your help with the lights." - Cristy
"I felt really good after the treatment and continually improved throughout the day yesterday." - April
"I am a Type 2 diabetic and have been on Metformin oral meds for approximately 25 years. While I keep my blood glucose in good control, I still began to develop mild numbness and tingling in my feet. Then I learned that diabetes is a double whammy. Not only can poor control cause this but so can Metformin, the gold standard medication for diabetes. Nothing seemed to help - not Vitamin B-12 shots, not alpha lipoid acid - until I began using the Light System. I use it every day on both feet for 20 minutes on the A frequency. Slowly my neuropathy began to disappear. My podiatrist was amazed at my annual visit when he found no evidence of neuropathy at all after several months of use! Because I must continue to take Metformin, I continue to use the Light System daily in conjunction with good glucose control to make sure the neuropathy does not come back.
I have also had rotator cuff injuries off and on for years, which plagued me for weeks and often resulted in cortisone injections. Since buying the Light System, when I feel any pain in my rotator cuff, I immediately start using the Light System on my shoulder for 20 minutes, again on the A frequency. Within a couple of days, the pain is gone and I have full use of the shoulder and arm.
I am so grateful to have found this wonderful system. " -- Sallye [a colleague's client]
"The MOST noticeable healing since using In Light, has been in regards to my PTSD. And I mean...I've been working on it for many, many years using various healing modalities etc. It seems much 'quieter' now. I don't have the flood of memories every day that I used to. It's really refreshing!
So many thanks!!!" - S.B. [a colleague's client]
"Sampson, our 24 lb Maine Coon cat is 14 years old today. He has been suffering a bit with arthritis pain, and poops in inappropriate places when he has pain, which we used to relieve by rubbing codeine inside his ear. The cat anti inflammation drugs can cause kidney and liver failure, just like humans. Soooo, he is limping way less now going up the stairs. He gets 2 - 3 minutes on level 7, then wiggles away when done. Wesley [an InLight Wellness educator and medical professional] explained to me that cats are connected to their intuition and know how much light session they need. Sampson comes up to me and purrs when I am doing my sessions, to relieve stiffness from yoga classes or work on vagus nerve issues Animals just know the healing benefits of lights." - Marilyn
WHO HAS STUDIED LED LIGHT THERAPY?
There are volumes of scientific studies available on light therapy. The following is just a sample list of institutions that have conducted clinical studies on the effectiveness of LED Light Therapy over the last several decades:
- - National Cancer Institute
- - National Institute of Health
- - Mayo Clinic, Jeffrey Basford, MD
- - Stanford University, Kendric C. Smith
- - NASA, Dr. Harry T. Whelan
- - Marshall Space Flight Center
- - Yale Medical School
- - Harvard Medical School
- - Stanford University, Kendric C. Smith
- - University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C.
- - University of Colorado, Dr. Thomas Burke, PhD
The Navy Seals found that LED Light therapy pads assisted them in getting back in the field 44% quicker.
Articles and Studies For Your Further Research (click on these to be taken to the research)
NASA LED technology Brings Relief in Clinical Trials
NASA Light Technology Successfully Reduces Cancer Patient's Painful Side Effects from Radiation and Chemo
NASA Shines Light on Healing
Nitric Oxide & It's Role in Health & Diabetes, Dr. Thomas Burke
UK uses Infrared Light to fight Alzheimers
Parkinson's, Herpes, Warts, Ulcers, Acne, and more
More about Light Therapy for Pain, Anti-Aging, etc
Dr. Nogier's Frequency studies used with pulsating light
More research studies for review!
Here is a link to even more! https://inlightmedical.com/research-studies/
DISCLAIMER : This system is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, mitigate, or prevent disease. If you have a disease or medical condition, consult with your physician or health practitioner before using light therapy equipment. Use only as directed. This type of technology (infrared devices) is approved by the FDA under general classification (IRT) 890.5740 or other 510k listings for increasing circulation which reduces and/or eliminates inflammation which in turn reduces or eliminates pain. Individual results may vary widely.