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Light Therapy Research 

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Click to read this overview study on Low-Level Light Therapy at


The Nuts and Bolts of Low-level Laser (Light) Therapy


Quote below from the article Conclusion:

"The day may not be far off when most homes will have a light source (most likely a LED device) to be used for aches, pains, cuts, bruises, joints, and which can also be applied to the hair and even transcranially to the brain."

Pain Studies:

Chronic Low Back Pain, Joint Pain







Joint pain


Neck and back pain


Musculoskeletal pain

TBI, Brain, Neurological


LLLT Overview


Exercise Recovery/Post Workout

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