Everyone understands that taking the proper dose of any medical treatment is critically important. Over-dosing or under-dosing will not produce the desired results. Red light therapy also has a specific dose requirement for optimal treatment. It is important to realize that photobiomodulation doses are highly biphasic. This means the maximum benefits may not be realized if you’re using too little or too much light. There is a specific photonic dose range that produces the benefits. More doesn’t mean better when it comes to photobiomodulation. Although over-dosing will not cause any harm, it may take away some of the benefits.
The therapeutic window of photobiomodulation is very narrow and must be precisely controlled. The proper dose of light energy delivered to a treatment area is dependent on these key factors:
This is the beauty of Triumph Hand Therapy: we eliminate all of the variables and give you the proper mix of light frequency at the correct intensity and distance over the entire surface area of your finger joints for the proper treatment time.