Scientific studies using red and near-infrared light applied directly on the head have demonstrated:
- Cold Laser and LED light systems can offer enough power for photons to penetrate the skull in live patients.
- Near-infrared light increases circulation in cortical tissues.
- Significant improvements in depression and anxiety scores.
- Significant improvement in cognitive measures of study participants with TBI.
- Clear indications for neurological conditions including stroke, traumatic brain injury, degenerative brain disease, spinal cord injury, and peripheral nerve regeneration.
Brain Health Resources
- Traumatic Brain Injury: A Major Medical Problem That Could Be Treated Using Transcranial, Red/Near-Infrared LED Photobiomodulation – Photomedicine and Laser Surgery – September 1, 2015
- Can light therapy help the brain? – VA study with 160 Gulf War Veterans will test red, near-infrared light – March 31, 2015
- Transcranial LLLT may Improve Alertness and Awareness in Traumatic Brain Injured Subjects … Journal of Neurology and Neuroscience – June 3, 2015
Brain Health Videos
- Webinar with neurologist and Medical lead for InLight Medical, Dr.Greg Hipskind: The first 10 minutes is introductions so you can probably skip the first 10 minutes, if you want. If you prefer to watch just the videos from that webinar, the links are below:
“Talk About Light” conference calls dealing with Brain Health
A list of prerecorded conference calls sponsored by InLight Medical with Jody Mittiga (Adult Nurse Practitioner, Advanced Certified Hospice and Palliative Nurse, Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine) “Talk About Light” – https://www.talkaboutlight.com/tal-library/
- Brain Health Awareness Month Summary
- PLT & Dementia
- Brain Health
- Circulation & Brain Health
- PLT, Circulation and the Brain with Dr. Greg Hipskind (Part 1 & 2)
- 3 pretty amazing testimonials (one on TBI and one on bifurcating brain with wire): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0_uHTuyB6BM&list=PLod5Var9eiiKJkBPhYIvc6glbDBtjH3rj
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