Infrared light therapy is a form of of photobiomodulation. The benefits of this therapy, as well as of near infrared light therapy are undergoing extensive studies. Our content in this category will focus on therapeutic effects associated with these light therapies. Although evidence-based data will take precedence, some anecdotal evidence will be a part of the discussion.
“Can light penetrate the skull and reach the brain?”, is a common question that skeptics and scientists share. Thankfully, current research indicates that light energy can reach the brain but depends on several variables - such as wavelength and power density. As such, this article will attempt to clarify the mechanisms that play a role [...]