From Skeptic to Passionate About Light

It is so rewarding to watch a horse that is hurting and tense to go through a session and begin to relax and release that tension and pain.  Lights have become a huge part of our program in helping our horses to be sound and ready to work with our campers, lesson clients, trail riders, and friends that come to visit. 

Low-level Light Therapy of the Eye and Brain

The authors conclude that LLLT is a safe and beneficial approach, based on scientifically sound mechanisms of action of red to near-infrared light on cytochrome oxidase, with neurotherapeutic promise for a wide range of ophthalmological, neurological, and psychological conditions.

Using Light to Treat Alzheimer’s Disease

Treatments with light provide additional benefits: less medication is needed than other drug treatments, and there are fewer side effects.

Infrared Helmet to Stave Off Alzheimer’s

Low level infra-red red is thought to stimulate the growth of cells of all types of tissue and encourage their repair. It is able to penetrate the skin and even get through the skull.

Alzheimer’s sufferers search for a ray of hope

It has been known for some time that controlled exposure to red and near-infra-red light can improve wound healing and reduce inflammation through a process known as photobiomodulation — the term for light’s ability to affect key biological processes at a cellular or genetic level.

Turning on Lights to Stop Neurodegeneration

Although in its infancy, with the bulk of results still at the pre-clinical “proof of concept” stage, NIr therapy has the potential to develop into a safe and effective neuroprotective treatment for patients with Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease …