Red light therapy can deliver therapeutic wavelengths of natural light to your skin and cells. It’s also known as photobiomodulation (PBM) and it’s not only safe, it offers a range of health benefits that can include wound healing, pain relief and skin rejuvenation.
Red light therapy exposure can stimulate adenosine triphosphate (ATP) to boost collagen production and repair damaged tissue. Stimulating collagen production can reduce fine lines and wrinkles, improves uneven skin tones and may leave your skin looking brighter. It can rejuvenate the cells in the dermis layer of skin to produce collagen, for that full healthy and vibrant look that healthy skin projects, and elastin, which can give the skin more elasticity and improved skin tone and complexion.
Collagen is also responsible for repairing and replacing damaged tissue. When you think of damaged tissue you should think of everything from skin damage caused by the sun to stretch marks, cellulite, acne, eczema, rosacea, wound healing and more.
One of the benefits red light therapy can have is the effect on the energy centre within the body’s cells. This energy centre is otherwise known as the mitochondria. The mitochondria produces the energy or fuel that our cells need to function and ultimately survive. But as we age, become unwell, suffer from stress or otherwise injure ourselves, our cells can become slow to heal, inflamed or they just die off. Our cellular structure is the catalyst for most diseases and degenerative conditions.
Red light therapy can also increase nitric oxide, the compound that heals the cells and increases the blood flow which may help to stimulate healing and strengthen your immune system to defend against disease; regulate your blood pressure and reduce inflammation. Nitric oxide is also crucial to the health of arteries.
Red light therapy can help the mitochondria to produce the fuel or energy it requires for healthy cells and enhanced cell production. And because unhealthy cells are the cause of most diseases and degenerative conditions, it stands to reason that healthy cells can lead to better health, reduced stress levels and feelings of wellbeing. The body’s ability to combat injury, inflammation and skin conditions may also be enhanced.
New areas of research into the benefits of red light therapy are opening up every day. LED light can penetrate beyond the top layers of the skin to between 8 and 10 millimeters which can influence your nervous system, metabolic processes and your immune system.
Other studies into LED red light therapy benefits have shown that certain wavelengths of red light can help with lower back pain, neck pain and knee pain.
An LED light therapy bed can be a great way to deliver red light therapy to your body. Cryo are dedicated to a future of non-surgical, safe technologies for aesthetic treatments.
The Cryo LED bed is the only Food & Drug Administration (FDA) light-bed approved to increase local blood circulation and temporarily relieve muscle, joint and arthritic pain and stiffness.
Book here for a Cryo LED light bed treatment at either our Edgecliff or Roseberry clinics.