Red light therapy was invented by NASA many years ago. It is now gaining popularity as a tool for treatment of pain and skin beautification.
Do not confuse a red light therapy bed with a tanning bed! Red light is at the opposite end of the rainbow compared to ultra-violet rays (tanning rays). Red light is a stronger wavelength than any other type of light allowing it to penetrate deeply (to about 8 – 10 mm) into the skin. Once absorbed, the light energy is converted to cellular energy, stimulating the body’s natural process on a cellular level and triggering a whole series of metabolic events, such as reducing fine lines, reducing acne and much more. This stimulates collagen and elastin fibers to give skin a beautiful glow. The Red Light Therapy bed at NHC has taken it to the next level by integrating this therapy into a total body enhancement.
Red Light Therapy is a safe all-natural process that encourages your body to naturally produce enzymes. Thus, producing a younger, smoother firmer feeling skin. Infrared Light Technology has been extensively researched and used by NASA, Mayo Clinic, National Institutes of Health, US Military and many more worldwide. It has been found to be effective at repairing damaged skin, treating depression, relieving pain, treating wounds and much more. Red Light Therapy is used by professional athletes for muscle recovery and enhanced athletic performance.
You will notice you skin has a much smoother feel to it and may notice fine lines begin to diminish. In addition, you may notice your skins pigmentation start to even out and blemishes or acnes will start diminishing.
Over time improved oxygenation and detoxification of the skin is achieved as the vascular walls of the skin’s small blood vessels are strengthened, followed by improved natural repair and creation of healthy skin. This will help restore and firm up tired looking skin, decrease fine lines. Wrinkles. Stretch marks, diminish freckles, age spots, eliminate acne, even out pigmentation, minimize the size of facial pores, improve the appearance of sun-weathered skin and stimulate collagen synthesis.
Over all improving the skin’s underlying supportive structure and making you look and feel years younger.
Red Light Therapy is an outstanding treatment for many people. There are, however, some people who should NOT use this treatment.
It is not recommend that you use Red Light Therapy if you have any of the following conditions:
We highly suggest you consult your health care physician for authorization.
Recommended use of 3 to 4 times per week for 4 to 6 weeks, then 1 to 2 times per week for maintenance. Red Light Therapy sessions are 20 minutes long.
Arrive on time for your scheduled appointment. Appointments are scheduled every 30 minutes on the hour or on the half hour. No exceptions! We kindly ask for you to be mindful and respectful of time. Enjoy!
Is this your first Red Light Therapy session? You can save time by printing and signing the waiver here prior to your appointment.