Red light therapy involves exposing the body to low wavelengths of red or near-infrared light, which penetrate the skin to stimulate cellular repair and energy production. It works by boosting mitochondrial function in cells, which enhances energy production and aids in healing and rejuvenation.

Red light therapy is used for a variety of conditions including skin issues like acne and signs of aging, pain management for conditions such as arthritis and back pain, muscle recovery, hair growth, and overall inflammation reduction.

Yes, red light therapy is considered safe when used as directed. It is a non-invasive treatment with minimal side effects, primarily involving potential temporary irritation at the site of application. However, users should always follow device instructions or consult with a healthcare provider before starting treatment.

The frequency of red light therapy sessions can vary depending on the specific condition being treated and the device used. Generally, treatments are recommended several times a week for a duration of 10 to 20 minutes per session. It’s important to follow the guidelines provided with your specific device or the advice of a medical professional.

Yes, red light therapy can be used at home with the purchase of a personal device. Home devices come in various forms, including lamps, panels, and handheld units, making it convenient to integrate into your daily routine. It is crucial to select a device that has been cleared by the FDA and to understand the manufacturer’s guidelines for effective and safe use.