LED Light Therapy
ACNE • ANTI-AGING • PAIN
Multi-Wave Light Therapy, based on NASA research, simultaneously delivers red, blue and near-infrared light to safely treat a variety of conditions.
Each wavelength is absorbed by photoreceptors in the mitochondria and stimulates various metabolic processes which aid in cell and tissue repair.
Phototherapy is known for improving skin texture and clarity with its healing anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties. It also increases circulation, accelerates tissue repair, and eases muscle and joint pain.
This treatment is excellent on its own, but at Acupuncture by Bae, it's used in conjunction with all Cosmetic Facial Acupuncture and Microneedling treatments.
What is Light Therapy?
Light Emitting Diode (LED) phototherapy is the application of light energy to tissue to obtain therapeutic benefits. The energy is used to improve cellular performance. Phototherapy is known for its healing and anti-inflammatory properties and has a variety of applications across many medical fields. Research has shown that phototherapy can: increase circulation, accelerate tissue repair, decrease wrinkles, decrease inflammation, improve skin tone and wrinkles, texture and clarity, ease muscle and joint pain, stiffness, spasm and arthritis and kill acne bacteria, and much more.
How Does Light Energy work?
Specific wavelengths of light energy, when properly absorbed, up-regulates compromised cells. The light (photons) energy is absorbed by photoacceptors in the mitochondria and used to create adenosine triphosphate (ATP). The ATP produced then stimulates various metabolic processes which can result in the repair and regeneration of cell and tissue components. In an article, “Therapeutic Light” - by Chukuku S. Enwemeka, PT, PhD, FACSM, he wrote “other reported mechanisms of light-induced beneficial effects include modulation of prostaglandin levels, alteration of somatosensory evoked potential and nerve conduction velocity, and hyperemia of treated tissues. The resultant clinical benefits include pain relief in conditions such as carpal tunnel syndrome, bursitis, tendonitis, ankle sprain, and temperomandibular joint dysfunction (TMJ), shoulder and neck pain, arthritis, and post-herpetic neuralgia, as well as tissue repair in cases of diabetic ulcer, venous ulcer, mouth ulcer, fractures, tendon rupture, ligamentous, tear, torn cartilage, and nerve injury.”