What is Infrared Therapy?
Infrared Therapy uses light waves to affect the muscles and tissues of a patient. The patient’s skin is exposed to waves of light at 50 to 1000 μm, in the non-visible spectrum, which produces a warming sensation in the skin.
Studies have shown that exposure to infrared light enhances the body’s circulation in the area where the light is focused. When more blood floods the area, it brings nutrients and immune system agents to the site, speeding up healing and boosting immune system functioning. The heating effect brings with it an endorphin rush and can ca