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Light Therapy

“Light therapy” is the use of visible and infrared light to heal or improve biological conditions. Now known as “photobiomodulation” (PBM), it also goes by the names LLLT (Low level light therapy) and RLT (red light therapy), and about 100 other names.

Red Light Therapy Uses Good EMFs

Red light therapy — and light therapy in general — is the use of the electromagnetic fields of light and infrared to support health. When scientists realized that LEDs could do the same work as lasers, the consumer market for LED light therapy exploded. Learn more about this powerful yet affordable wellness technology.

How Light Therapy Works

Learn the science and concepts driving photobiomodulation (the use of light to heal).


The Complete Book of Ridiculous Red Light Answers

The video Why the ridiculous Red Light wellness trend just might work created an avalanche of red light therapy questions ...
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What is a “Dose” of Red Light Therapy?

A dose of red light is a lot like a dose of sunshine. If you get too little, nothing happens ...
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Dr. Hamblin Explains Photobiomodulation (Red Light Therapy)

A 2018 paper published iin Photochemistry and Photobiology by Dr. Michael Hamblin explains how photobiomodulation (PBM) works through mitochondrial redox ...
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What is red light therapy?

What is Red Light Therapy?

Because I have spine and joint issues, I am always looking for ways to reduce pain. "Red Light Therapy" promises ...
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How To Do Light Therapy Treatments

I take successful light therapy studies and explain how to copy them at home.


Does Light Therapy Really Work for Acne?

When I see a young person burdened with acne, I just want to pull out a therapy light to help ...
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UVB, blue, red and infrared light help with psoriasis

Does At Home Light Therapy Work for Psoriasis?

A friend asked me if red light therapy could help heal the uncomfortable psoriasis on his neck. Red is just ...
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Four Extremely Successful Acne LED Light Therapy Treatments

Four Extremely Successful Acne LED Light Therapy Treatments

I have documented eleven LED light studies that achieved significant acne lesion reduction. These protocols reduced acne, inflammation, scarring, and ...
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Use red light therapy for osteoarthritis knee regeneration and pain

What Can You Do for Severe Osteoarthritis of the Knee?

Just when I was finally gaining muscle and losing weight, my right knee went into a total meltdown. While my ...
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Covid patient using nasal red light therapy

Does Red Light Therapy Work for Allergies?

I seem to have a constant itch in my nose. Maybe it's poor diet, maybe it is aging, but my ...
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Four lights that reverse photodamage

Read This Before Using Red Light Therapy for Photodamage

Considering how much I loved the beach as a kid, I'm surprised that I don't have more pigment issues and ...
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How much red light energy does it take to flush fat?

How Much Red Light Energy Does it Take to Flush Fat?

"You can't spot reduce!" said every fitness expert ever. This rules changes with red light therapy. Using red light with ...
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Green light therapy increases leptin satiety hormone

How to Control Your Appetite with Red Light

Did you know that you are not supposed to be hungry all the time? Alternatively, that eating is supposed to ...
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Four Arthritis Knee Pain Alternatives to Cortizone Shots

My knee collapsed under the weight of arthritis and "synovial bodies" when I was 50. My orthopedist did not want ...
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Red Light Therapy Treatment Time Calculator

Enter Power Density and Joules to Get Your Treatment Time in Seconds If you know what you're doing, here's the ...
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The Theradome hair growth device

Use Red Light Therapy to Grow Back Your Hair

I never realized that there is something worse than having a "bad hair day." How about having a "no hair ...
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Light and Laser Therapy: Clinical Procedures

Light and Laser Therapy: CLINICAL PROCEDURES, by Curtis Turchin, MA, DC (book review)

Scientific verification of light therapy dosing is still years away. That's why it's so helpful when clinicians document the doses ...
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Light Therapy Devices

Red light therapy devices come in at least seven different configurations. There are handhelds, panels, bulbs, headsets, domes and more. Learn where each design helps with getting healing light where you want it.

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Best Light Therapy List

These are all the products reviewed on EMF Channel and Best Red Light Therapy ...
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Best Bulb Red Lights

Therapy bulbs pack a lot of power into a small device. You mount the bulb into a light socket either ...
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Best Panel Red Lights

Panels are tall units that you hang from the wall or ceiling (if you do hang it from the ceiling, ...
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Best Pad Red Lights

Light therapy pads have a huge advantage over other device designs. You can wrap a pad around the treatment spot ...
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Best Handheld Panel Red Lights

A handheld light therapy device is small enough to hold in one hand. You use it to target specific areas ...
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Best Handheld Red Lights

A handheld light therapy device is small enough to hold in one hand. You use it to target specific areas ...
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Best Red Light Comparisons

The best red light therapy device for you might be different for someone else. Not only are the wavelengths and ...
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Lightpath LED Large Infrared

How to Get a 36″ Red Light Therapy Panel for Way Less Money

Do you want a light with more therapeutic wavelengths, more therapeutic and experimental pulsing frequencies, and more control over treatment ...
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Light Therapy Pioneers

Andrew LaTour testing a red light therapy bed at a biohacking conference

How a Canary in the Coal Mine Transformed Red Light Therapy Engineering

Andrew LaTour is from Connecticut and holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from UConn. He has worked in various industries ...
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Light therapist Kay Aubrey-Chemine

How a Light Therapy Pioneer Healed Her Horse and Herself

I met Kay Aubrey-Chimene on a Facebook group that discusses Red Light Therapy. I was immediately impressed with her depth ...
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Bradley Carden uses a Solbasium red light

An Endurance Enthusiast Discovers Red Light Therapy

Bradley Carden is about to compete in his first full Ironman competition. Carden is an entrepreneur, a science enthusiast, and ...
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