Red Light Therapy: How does it work?

Red Light Therapy: How Does It Work? - The Tanning Shop

Red Light Therapy: How does it work?

Red Light Therapy also called Photobiomodulation (PBM) or low-level light therapy (LLLT) is completely safe, natural and non-invasive. The Tanning Shop Red Light Therapy bed has been designed to help promote overall health and wellness by supporting cellular function. It offers a safe non-invasive approach to wellness, fitness and health.

Red light and near infrared light stimulate mitochondria. These wavelengths of light cause your mitochondria to produce more energy in the form of ATP (adenosine triphosphate). ATP provides the fuel that each cell needs to carry out all of its functions, including regeneration and healing.

Red Light Therapy: How Does It Work? - The Tanning Shop

As the picture shows, red and near-infrared light are able to penetrate deeper into the human body and are able to reach the cells, tissues, fat and muscle.

Red Light Therapy: What are the benefits?

Red Light Therapy has a wide range of benefits across wellness, fitness and health


  • Red Light therapy helps improves the appearance and condition of your skin
  • Increases collagen and elastin production for healthier skin
  • Improves the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles
  • Improves skin conditions like psoriasis, eczema, rosacea and inflammatory acne
  • Improves the healing of scars and wounds
  • Reduces the appearance of cellulite
  • Improves the appearance of stretch marks


  • Improves muscle performance
  • Improves muscle recovery
  • Reduces fatigue
  • Reduces inflammation


  • Decreases joint pain
  • Improves circulation
  • Helps with pain relief
  • Improves sleep
  • Improved overall wellbeing

For more information on the benefits of Red Light Therapy