What is Red and Infrared Light Therapy?

Category: Procedures


Red and Infrared Light Therapy uses certain wavelengths of light to provide relief from various nerve, muscle and joint conditions and may provide benefits to skin cells and other body tissues.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Muscle and joint pain 2 1
Pain 2 0
Arthritis pain 1 0
General health 1 0
Lyme disease 1 0

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Red and Infrared Light Therapy

Side effect Patients


Based on patients currently having Red and Infrared Light Therapy

Dosage Patients
daily 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Red and Infrared Light Therapy.