Why the experts choose PBM?
PBM (Photo-bio-modulation) is a term used for light that induces beneficial biological responses such as pain relief, anti-inflammation, wound healing and tissue repair. Since the 60’s, Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT) has been known to produce the desired effects of PBM in patients through laser application. Now, Oral IQ is presenting the most advanced PBM Light series (including PBM PRO Teal, PBM Light + Blue and PBM Light Silver) with different combinations of LED’s (Light Emitting Diodes) emitting beneficial spectrum of therapeutic light (470nm, 630nm, 660nm, 850nm, 940nm). These compact, safe, portable and affordable self-care units offer the same therapeutic benefits as LLLT and allows you to receive continued treatment, within the clinic and from the comfort of the home!
Red (630, 660nm) and Infrared (850, 940nm) light energy interacts with photo receptive tissues at the cellular level which leads to increased ATP production (energy unit) from cellular mitochondria. When the cells become more energized, it ultimately leads to enhanced physiological benefits in the body such as pain reduction, anti-inflammation and wound healing. ATP reduces reactive oxidative stress species (ROS), Nitric Oxide (NO) and increases Oxygen-levels in the cells so to increase micro-circulation and blood-flow.
For cosmetic benefits, combining aBL (anti-microbial, blue light) with red light can keep the skin clear and moistened, while increased production of collagen can ease fine wrinkles. When combined with infrared 850nm light, the antimicrobial effect has the potential to be amplified. The Anti-microbial blue light (470nm) can assist the surface wound healing and prevent post-op infection.
Red Light (630, 660 nm) can be well absorbed with soft tissues like skin, mucosa, muscles, ligaments and smaller joints, while NIR (Near Infrared light; 850 & 940nm) can penetrate deeper into the bone, ligaments, nerves and more complex joints. This ultimately speeds up recovery, wound healing and tissue regeneration and reduces inflammation, pain and discomfort.
Healthy and sporty individuals with active lifestyles can also benefit from PBMT with preconditioning to avoid injury, as well as post-exercise for faster recovery. PBM Light therapy is a safe and effective solution for more complex disorders, especially for patients suffering the side effects from cancer treatment (chemo-therapy, painful oral mucositis), as well as healing acute and chronic inflammation in the joints. PBMT is an effective treatment modality (non-drug solution) for the medical provider that can improve the treatment outcomes and patient experience (which has been recommended by MASCC (The Multinational Association of Supportive care in Cancer) as standard care for treating the side effects of chemotherapy, based on the Cochrane review, cited in GMA Laser Education).
*Studies have shown that infrared light therapy is effective for temporary relief of minor muscle and joint pain, arthritis, muscle spasm, relieving stiffness, promoting relaxation of muscle tissue and temporarily increasing local blood circulation. Learn more about the science and benefits of PBM in our vast research-library.