Infrared Light Therapy Found to Reduce Chronic Pain
an NY 1 report.
In the study, Suzanne Levine, MD, tracked the treatment in a group of 40 adult patients over one year. She found that all but one patient experienced at least a 40 percent drop in pain.
"This is a machine that was originally designated for skin tightening at different amounts of energy," Dr. Levine said. "We noticed one other patient, this was about a year-and-a-half ago, felt better after she had this treatment. She had jaw problems. My colleague was using this infrared to tighten her skin and she said 'I felt so much better.' And just with that one, clear, significant pain improvement in addition to skin tightening, we thought at the same time, 'Why not try this and help in healing any type of inflammatory condition?'"
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