How is Red Light Therapy Different From Near Infrared Light Therapy?

By Dr Kelly

June 27, 2023


And there is many other light wavelengths out there.Red light therapy is not the same as near infrared light therapy.Red light therapy is superficial and it's great, but you can get a lot of red light therapy products and you think they're doing all the same things as near infrared.So again, as a medical provider, it's very important to me that I differentiate that, because hear people talking about it wrong all the time.Everybody refers to it as red light.And red light is what you get after you have a facial and after you're working to help the skin.It's wonderful for the skin.And there's green light and there's blue light and they have different health benefits in the body.But the majority of photobiomodulation and the research, the changes that can happen healing nerves.There's research of cutting a nerve using near infrared light therapy and the nerves grow back together.

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Dr. Kelly has 25 years of expert medical experience caring for the sickest of the sick people in critical care (including ICU, Heart surgery, Heart & Lung transplant surgery, as well as cardiology). She is a clinical specialist who has taken care of and trained others to care for the critically ill/the elderly and developed many screening and preventative programs to help improve the health of the population. The reality is that most people just don't have to be that sick. or stay that sick. So, Dr. Kelly decided to change the focus of the care she provided: to prevent, reverse and restore the health of individuals.

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