Celluma Light Therapy

What is light therapy?

Light Emitting Diode (LED) phototherapy is the application of light energy to tissue to obtain therapeutic benefits.  The energy is used to improve cellular performance.  Phototherapy is known for its healing and anti-inflammatory properties and has a variety of applications across many medical fields.  Research has shown that phototherapy can: increase circulation, accelerate tissue repair, decrease wrinkles, decrease inflammation, improve skin tone and wrinkles, texture and clarity, ease muscle and joint pain, stiffness, spasm and arthritis and kill acne bacteria, and much more.

What is low-level light therapy?

Originally researched and developed by NASA, low-level light therapy, also known as photobiostimulation, is the application of light energy to the body to obtain therapeutic benefits.  It produces a natural photochemical reaction similar to the process of plant photosynthesis, and has a wide range of beneficial applications across many medical fields, including the treatment of skin, muscle, joint and pain conditions.


Article:  Keys to Effective Low Level Light Therapy (LLLT) 

How does light energy work?
Specific wavelengths of light energy, when properly absorbed, up-regulates compromised cells. The light (photons) energy is absorbed by photoacceptors in the mitochondria and used to create adenosine triphosphate (ATP). The ATP produced then stimulates various metabolic processes which can result in the repair and regeneration of cell and tissue components. In an article, “Therapeutic Light” - by Chukuku S. Enwemeka, PT, PhD, FACSM, he wrote “other reported mechanisms of light-induced beneficial effects include modulation of prostaglandin levels, alteration of somatosensory evoked potential and nerve conduction velocity, and hyperemia of treated tissues. The resultant clinical benefits include pain relief in conditions such as carpal tunnel syndrome, bursitis, tendonitis, ankle sprain, and temporomandibular joint dysfunction, shoulder and neck pain, arthritis, and post-herpetic neuralgia, as well as tissue repair in cases of diabetic ulcer, venous ulcer, mouth ulcer, fractures, tendon rupture, ligamentous, tear, torn cartilage, and nerve injury.”


Diagram:  How Light Energy is Absorbed by Cells

What is Celluma?

Celluma is unique and quite unlike any other low-level light therapy device available today. Based on NASA research, Celluma delivers blue, red and near-infrared light energy simultaneously to safely treat a wide variety of conditions. Each wavelength is absorbed by different molecules that act as a signaling mechanism for different cellular processes. For example, some reduce inflammation and some kill bacteria, while others enhance localized circulation.  

Celluma can be used by the whole family*, Health Canada approved and FDA-cleared to treat:

  • Wrinkles and aging skin

  • Acne and pimples

  • Muscle pain, joint pain and arthritic pain

  • Muscle spasm and muscle tissue tension

  • Decrease inflammation

  • Increase micro-circulation

*Celluma is not for use on children under 12 years


How do I achieve best results with Celluma?

  • Use Celluma on clean, dry skin

  • Use any Celluma device 2 - 3 times per week for 30 minutes

  • Place your Celluma as close to the treatment area as possible

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