How It Works

How Does Red Light Therapy Work

Here’s a simple breakdown of the process through which Red Light Therapy helps your body recover and rejuvenate from the inside out.

01 The Powerhouses of The Cell

Within our cells, we have small structures called mitochondria. Much like the photosynthesis process in plants, these structures soak up light and convert its energy into cellular fuel. 

02 ATP Fuel Boost

When red light shines through the body, it interacts with the mitochondria, stimulating the production of Adenosine Triphosphate (ATP), which is the primary energy currency in our bodies.

03 Improved Cellular Function

So, increased ATP production means there’s more energy within each cell. A cell with high energy is better able to perform its specialized functions, repair itself, and replicate.

04 The Ripple Effect

This process stimulates collagen production, improves blood circulation, and reduces inflammation, causing a ripple effect that enhances overall health and contributes to faster healing.

05 The Treatments

Due to its penetration range, red light is used in deep tissue treatments to promote muscle recovery, boost skin rejuvenation, and relieve pain, improving general well-being and physical performance.

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Discover All The Benefits of Red Light Therapy

The powerful effects of red light therapy are not just about physical recovery and pain relief. They go into lifestyle quality, youthfulness, longevity, and more.

Pain relief

Consistent red light therapy use relieves pain in the body, including muscle pain from exercise, nerve pain, joint pain, and others. This is caused by an increase in the rapidity of energy production in the cells as a result of RLT stimulation.

Anti-Aging Treatment

Research shows that treatment stimulates collagen production, which can slow down the aging process and in some cases even cause more youthful-looking skin. Collagen production is one of the many positive impacts of energizing and revitalizing the mitochondria.

Reduced Inflammation

Red light therapy treatment reduces inflammation, thus helping treat a wide variety of conditions that can be exacerbated in an over-inflamed cell environment. This may potentially help reduce the onset of diabetes, cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, and more.

Faster Healing

Red Light therapy helps the body heal itself faster by stimulating the mitochondria, energizing cells to work more rapidly in pursuit of recovery. Increased collagen density, reduced inflammation, and a decrease in the proliferation of keloid fibroblasts all contribute to faster healing.

The Future of Red Light Therapy Is Here!

See for yourself why PlatinumLED’s lights are the most powerful on the market.

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PlatinumLED’s Exclusive R+|NIR+ Light Spectrum

All of our BIOMAX models include our patent-pending R+ | NIR+ spectral output featuring the seven wavelengths of 480nm, 630nm, 660nm, 810nm, 830nm, 850nm and 1060nm.

This spectral output has been perfected for human therapy use by emitting an output that matches as close as possible to the body's own coefficient of spectral absorption. By efficiently emitting as close as possible to what the body will absorb within the studied therapeutic "action zones", we're able to maximize the production of ATP and mitochondrial stimulation.

This is the science of red/NIR light therapy and one that only PlatinumLED has mastered.

480 nm Wavelength

Repairs sun damage and treats pre-cancerous lesions caused by sun damage, targeting diseased cells.

630 nm Wavelength

Reduces fine lines and wrinkles when combined with other beauty treatments to improve photodamage, and sagging.

660 nm Wavelength

Reduces and delays the development of fatigue in the muscles, and enhances skeletal muscle performance.





850 nm Wavelength

850 nm Wavelength

Repairs sun damage and treats pre-cancerous lesions caused by sun damage, targeting diseased cells.

850 nm Wavelength

Repairs sun damage and treats pre-cancerous lesions caused by sun damage, targeting diseased cells.

850 nm Wavelength

Repairs sun damage and treats pre-cancerous lesions caused by sun damage, targeting diseased cells.

New studies are emerging on even more ways to support the body with red light therapy. Check out the Learning Center to learn more!

Why PlatinumLED Lights Are Superior

Our Red Therapy Lights offer maximum energy output and a multi-wave spectrum, providing clinical-grade red light therapy treatment and SUPERIOR results. Compare and see for yourself.

R+|NIR+Multi-Wave Spectrum (7 different wave lengths)

Deeper Red and NIR Light Penetration
Increased Power and Irradiance

FDA Class II Medical Device
Less Time Under The Light for Better Results
Only 1-2 Wavelengths
Shallow Light Penetration Range
Lower Power Output

Non-FDA Registered
A Less Effective Treatment


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