I have been talking about light therapy with my family ever since I heard about it. My brother is an athlete and he mentioned infrared therapy was used by their team doctor during medical sessions and checkup. Although he couldn’t get to explain the ‘why’ behind it, here I am!.
What could be the application of infrared in this niche? My kids play all day and my little girl is in the race team, I am considering getting a light therapy kit for her, I don’t know if it may be beneficial for her, looking forward to any advise i can get here.
People often mistake the use of light therapy as being only used for cosmetics effect, however, the application of red and NIR light therapy goes far deeper than that. Your brother’s doctor most probably is using light therapy as part of a treatment and care procedure for the team’s health.
Light therapy helps in relieving pains, treating cuts, injuries and as anti-inflammation. All these are important for an athlete’s life.
So, yes, your daughter can use light therapy, it is very good for her. As a safety measure, it is most advisable to use these devises under the supervision of an adult, you. So you can monitor time, frequency and distance of light therapy use.
RubyLux Near Infrared Bulb is awesome for pain. I use it in my home sauna as well as for my back pain. 15 min session helps me a lot with the pain. I did some research before buying it and came across NovoThor Near Infrared Bed which is used by may athletes and football teams. It costs $140,000. I know right?!? I wished I had money like that. Those bulbs have same result for fraction of the cost. Highly recommend for your athlete. Best of luck