The District Magazine LIVE.WORK.PLAY 2018 - Page 33

Another anti-aging effect of red light therapy is reversing hair loss and stimulating follicle growth, which works in many of the same ways as red-light therapy for wound healing. It is now being used to treat arthritis symptoms thanks to it’s capability of stimulating collagen production and rebuilding cartilage. Even in those who don’t suffer from arthritis but have other signs of tissue damage or degeneration due to aging, red light can still be beneficial to assist with a better range of motion, relief of pain and morning stiffness. Red light penetrates deep into the body and has profound effects in the hands of both western and eastern healing professionals alike. The good news is, it will likely have the same rejuvenating, healing and balancing effects in your hands as well, at a fraction of the cost. Red light has been shown to be energizing and improved moods by increasing confidence, positivity and sensory stimulation which has mental and emotional perks in addition to physical benefits. Red light therapy can be used to treat a growing list of skin conditions including sun damage, rosacea, eczema, psoriasis and everyday cuts, scrapes, burns and bruises. It is drug free, chemical free and non- invasive and does not damage the skin. Red light therapy requires zero down time and safe for all ages and skin types. You can do red light therapy with no adverse short or long-term side effects. It is painless and does not itch, burn or sting. Red light therapy has been used for decades, and for decades it has been proved useful. Recommended schedule to do three to four times a week. Available for face only and full body. THE DISTRICT - TAMPA’S URBAN DWELLING MAGAZINE 33