Red Light Therapy

Red Light Therapy at SCC

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$25/session. Full body session is 10 minutes

8 sessions $160, 30 days unlimited $200

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Our Natural Light Challenge

The average American spends 93% of their time indoors, at work and at home, often surrounded by artificial lighting like TVs, phones, tablets, and computers.[1] These devices all expose us to artificial blue light which gives your body the misleading message that it’s always time to be wide awake. The result: your brain makes less melatonin all day, leading to sleepless nights and groggy days.[2,3]

This modern-day lifestyle—filled with loads of artificial light—is something our ancestors wouldn’t recognize. Despite the amazing technology we have access to, our cellular energy production and circadian rhythm are still designed around regular sunlight. All of this leads to a natural light deficiency, which is a bigger health risk than most realize—and can lead to insomnia, fatigue, headaches, and mental health problems.[4]

Red Light Therapy Offers Natural Concentrated Light

For those who can’t always get outside, red light therapy is a safe, effective way to get more therapeutic natural light.

A medical-grade red light therapy device delivers concentrated wavelengths of healthy natural light to your skin and cells, helping them make more ATP energy and function more effectively. This results in a wide range of clinically-proven health benefits across hundreds of peer-reviewed studies.

Our red light therapy is noninvasive, there are no UV rays, drugs, or chemicals, and there are no common side effects. All you have to do is use the devices for 10 minutes to charge your cells with a medical-grade dose of healthy, natural light.

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How Red Light Therapy Helps

NASA started studying RLT in the early 1990s. After finding that red light therapy activated natural plant growth in space, they started researching health applications for people. NASA’s findings demonstrated health benefits from specific wavelengths of red light delivered through light emitting diodes (LEDs).

This type of light—red in the mid-600 nm range and near infrared in the mid-800’s—has been clinically-proven in a large number of studies.[5,6] It’s safe, effective, and the same exact wavelengths that are delivered through SCC’s red light therapy panels.

Over the last 3 decades, there’s been extensive clinical research on the various health applications of red light therapy. The results are extremely encouraging for people seeking natural, non-invasive treatments for a wide range of health concerns.

Clinically-Proven Health Benefits of Red Light Therapy

10 of the most studied and well-documented health benefits of light therapy include:

  • Stimulated melatonin for healthier sleep [2,3]
  • Improved skin tone and complexion [7,8]

  • Natural production of collagen and elastin [7,8]
  • Improved appearance of wrinkles, fine lines, and stretch marks [7,8]

  • Reduced acne, rosacea, and eczema [7,8]
  • Enhanced muscle recovery and physical performance [9]

  • Reduced joint pain and inflammation [10,11,12]
  • Increased circulation [13]

  • Faster healing of wounds and injuries [13]
Helps cut fat and manage obesity

[1]  Klepeis N., Nelson W., Ott W., Robinson J., Tsang A., Switzer P., Behar J., Hern S., Engelmann W. “The National Human Activity Pattern Survey (NHAPS): a resource for assessing exposure to environmental pollutants”. Journal of Exposure Analysis and Environmental Epidemiology 2001;11, 231-252.

[2]  Morita T., Tokura H. “ Effects of lights of different color temperature on the nocturnal changes in core temperature and melatonin in humans” Journal of Physiological Anthropology. 1996, September; 15(5):243-246.

[3]  Margaret N., Michael H. “Traumatic Brain Injury: A Major Medical Problem That Could Be Treated Using Transcranial, Red/Near-Infrared LED Photobiomodulation” Photomedicine and Laser Surgery. 2015, September; 33(9): 443-446. doi: 10.1089/pho.2015.3986.

[4]  Hatori M., Gronfier C., Van Gelder R., Bernstein P., Carreras J., Panda S., Mark F., Silney D., Hunt C., Hirota T., Furukawa T., Tsubota K. “Global rise of potential health hazards caused by blue light-induced circadian disruption in modern aging societies”. NPJ Aging Mech Dis. 2017; 3:9. doi: 10.1038/s41514-017-001-2.

[5]  Avci P, Gupta A, et al. Low-level laser (light) therapy (LLLT) in skin: stimulating, healing, restoring. Seminars in Cutaneous Medicine and Surgery. Mar 2013;32(1):41-52.

[6]  de Almeida P1, Lopes-Martins RA, De Marchi T, et al. Red (660 nm) and infrared (830 nm) low-level laser therapy in skeletal muscle fatigue in humans: what is better? Lasers Med Sci. 2012 Mar;27(2):453-8.

[7]  Ferraresi C, Hamblin M, and Parizotto N. “Low-level laser (light) therapy (LLLT) on muscle tissue: performance, fatigue and repair benefited by the power of light.” Photonics Lasers Med. 2012 November 1; 1(4): 267–286. doi:10.1515/plm-2012-0032.

[8]  Wunsch A and Matuschka K. A Controlled Trial to Determine the Efficacy of Red and Near-Infrared Light Treatment in Patient Satisfaction, Reduction of Fine Lines, Wrinkles, Skin Roughness, and Intradermal Collagen Density Increase. Photomedicine and Laser Surgery. Feb 2014; 32(2): 93-100.

[9]  Leal-Junior EC, Vanin AA, et al. Effect of phototherapy (low-level laser therapy and light-emitting diode therapy) on exercise performance and markers of exercise recovery: a systematic review with meta-analysis. Lasers in Medical Science. 2015 Feb;30(2):925-39.

[10]  Al Rashoud AS, Abboud RJ, Wang W, Wigderowitz C. “Efficacy of low-level laser therapy applied at acupuncture points in knee osteoarthritis: a randomised double-blind comparative trial.”Physiotherapy. 2014 Sep;100(3):242-8.

[11]  Angelova A, Ilieva EM, et al. Effectiveness of High Intensity Laser Therapy for Reduction of Pain in Knee Osteoarthritis. Pain Research and Management. 2016;2016:9163618.

[12]  Bjordal JM, et al. A systematic review of low level laser therapy with location-specific doses for pain from chronic joint disorders. Australian Journal of Physiotherapy. 2003;49(2):107-16.

[13]  Emília de Abreu Chaves M, Rodrigues de Araújo A, Piancastelli ACC, and Pinotti M. “Effects of low-power light therapy on wound healing: LASER x LED.” An Bras Dermatol. 2014 Jul-Aug; 
89(4): 616–623.

[14]  Sene-Fiorese M, Duarte FO, et al. The potential of phototherapy to reduce body fat, insulin resistance and “metabolic inflexibility” related to obesity in women undergoing weight loss treatment. Lasers Surg Med. 2015 Oct;47(8):634-42. 

[15]  da Silveira Campos RM, Dâmaso AR, et al. The effects of exercise training associated with low-level laser therapy on biomarkers of adipose tissue transdifferentiation in obese women. Lasers in Medical Science. 2018 Aug;33(6):1245-1254.

Joovv light therapy products are registered as class II medical devices with FDA. The information provided is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. It’s not a substitute for a face-to-face consultation with your healthcare provider, and should not be construed as medical advice.

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