Red Light Therapy Near Me in Toronto, Oakville & Across Ontario
Red Light Therapy (Aesthetics)
- Red light (633 nm) increases production of collagen by five times. Why is Collagen important? Collagen maintains skin elasticity and helps prevent aging by repairing damaged skin cells.
- Red light therapy increases blood flow to the skin, which helps your skin get better blood flow in the long run and increases the efficacy of other aesthetic treatments like serums, oils, exosomes, microneedling, PRP and more1.
- Increased blood flow means faster healing and better skin tone: reduces inflammation, scarring, acne and rosacea1.
Red Light Therapy (Pain)
Red Light Therapy (Joint Pain)
Red light therapy for joint pain is becoming increasingly popular among athletes and sports medicine professionals. As the body of research grows, more people turn to this modality to treat and prevent chronic joint pain.
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