When the light penetrates through the epidermal and dermal skin layers, it increases circulation to help form new capillaries. It also increases collagen production and fibroblasts. Fibroblasts in our skin synthesize collagen, maintain connective tissue and are integral to wound healing. Red therapy light improves collagen levels naturally by triggering the body to produce more of its own The natural way. Since collagen comprises about 70% of the protein in our skin, it’s a big deal.
Increased collagen doesn’t just give the skin a wrinkle free glow, but its ability to improve joint health makes it great for arthritis sufferers. It can be helpful for those with a variety of painful musculoskeletal issues. The increased circulation and anti-inflammatory effects that red therapy light provides also help reduce pain and heal the body.