Light therapy has been around for centuries. Various cultures use light therapy for treating chronic and acute conditions. In recent years, the therapy is introduced in North America to aid in reducing the symptoms of fibromyalgia.
What is Light Therapy?
Light therapy, or phototherapy, is a type of alternative therapy for treating a wide range of physical illnesses, including chronic pain and depression. Light therapy works by delivering customized light beams to various parts of body. These light beams help in the release of hormones, which promotes healing in the body. Light therapy makes use of colored, bright and low-level form of light in promoting well-being. Many physicians around the world practice this form of therapy.