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    Jul292017

    The Therapeutic Effects of Red and Near-Infrared Light

    Excellent blog by Vladimir Heiskanen.

    1. Introduction

    I have previously written about the vast research showing that irradiation by red light or near-infrared appears to have health benefits. Thousands of research articles showing these benefits have been published.

    In the scientific literature, this treatment with red light or near-infrared is called either photobiomodulation (PBM) or low-level laser (light) therapy (LLLT). I will be using the term photobiomodulation.

    In photobiomodulation, the affected tissue is irradiated by light, usually from a laser or LED source. This irradiation appears to improve the function of the malfunctioning tissue.

    Read the full post here.

     

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