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Pain Management Specialists in Boulder, CO

Studies have demonstrated light therapy’s effectiveness in decreasing inflammation, alleviating pain and accelerating healing — all without negative side effects.

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Pain Management Specialist in Boulder, CO

Promote wellness and healing through natural biological functions.

Pain management encompasses the diagnosis, treatment, and management of pain. It involves a multidisciplinary approach to relieve pain and improve the quality of life for those living with pain conditions, whether they are chronic (long-term) or acute (short-term).

While searching for pain management specialists in Boulder, CO, consider red light therapy as an alternative. Unlike traditional methods, red light offers a non-invasive approach to pain management without the negative side effects.

By using medical-grade, FDA-listed devices, red light therapy at Light Lounge Boulder 28th St targets the root cause of pain – whether chronic or acute – by promoting cellular repair and reducing inflammation.

Light Lounge. Chronic Pain Treatment Center in Boulder, CO

Inflammation Treatment

Studies have demonstrated light therapy’s effectiveness in decreasing inflammation, alleviating pain and accelerating healing — all without negative side effects.

Knee Pain Treatment in Boulder. Light Lounge

Performance Increase

How does it work? Wavelengths red or near–infrared light are applied to the body, either a specific part or the whole body as needed. This light decreases oxidative stress at the cellular level, allowing cells to function better, produce more energy and repair damage at a cellular level, increasing your performance.

Boulder MS Pain Management. Light Lounge

MS Pain Management

In many cases, MS treatments involve prescription medications that can help alleviate symptoms. However, some patients can and have found relief with Light Lounge. Learn how incorporating red light therapy into your Boulder Multiple Sclerosis pain treatment plan can help you find relief from debilitating symptoms.

Opioid Alternative

Whether you’ve been experiencing pain from a recent injury or have dealt with chronic pain for years, light therapy may provide opioid-free pain relief and even help you heal. Stop searching for a pain management specialist in Boulder, and make an appointment with Light Lounge today.

Pain Therapy

Back Pain Treatment in Boulder, CO. Light Lounge

Back Pain Relief

Experience relief from chronic back pain with Light Lounge's cutting-edge red light therapy in Boulder, CO. Our FDA-approved, medical-grade treatment promotes healing and reduces inflammation, offering a non-invasive and effective solution for managing back pain. Trust Light Lounge to guide you toward a life free from back pain and discomfort.

Light Therapy

Why Light Therapy

Light Therapy (or Photobiomodulation) is a non-invasive treatment that decreases oxidation, lowers inflammation, and helps your body stay healthy at the cellular level.

Clinically Proven

Over 500 clinical trials and over 4,000 laboratory studies have proven Light Therapy to be effective with no side effects. It can improve performance and heal tissues to treat the source of pain.

FDA Approved

Light Lounge™ uses only FDA approved medical grade light beds to ensure that you get the best treatment available on the market.

Common Pain Management Treatments

When considering pain relief treatment options, it’s important to weigh the benefits against the potential drawbacks. Traditional methods, while popular, come with a variety of challenges and side effects.

  • Medications: Medications range from non-prescription painkillers to powerful prescription opioids. They can be highly effective for managing pain in the short term. However, the risk of dependency and adverse reactions, such as gastrointestinal issues, cannot be overlooked. Over time, patients may develop a tolerance, necessitating higher doses for the same relief, thereby increasing the risk of side effects.
  • Physical Therapy: Physical therapy focuses on improving physical function through exercises and treatments. It’s a cornerstone for rehabilitation from injuries or surgeries and for managing chronic conditions. The success of physical therapy heavily relies on the patient’s commitment and the specific nature of their condition. While it offers a non-pharmacological approach to pain management, the required time investment and delayed onset of benefits can be significant barriers for some individuals.
  • Injections: For targeted relief, injections such as corticosteroids are administered directly into the inflamed area. They can provide rapid and significant pain relief for conditions like arthritis, back pain, and more. However, the effects are often temporary, and repeated injections may be necessary. Furthermore, potential complications such as infection, tissue damage, and nerve injury make this option less appealing for long-term management.
Light Lounge Boulder 28th St offers an alternative for pain management specialists in Boulder, CO - learn what you can expect with experts in red light therapy.

Rejuvenate With Light Lounge

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Rejuvenate With Light Lounge

Contact us today to learn more about infrared light therapy in Boulder and how it can help rejuvenate your body!

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Benefits of Red Light Therapy for Pain Relief

Red light therapy redefines the pain management approach by using low-wavelength red, infrared, or near-infrared light. This advanced therapy leverages specific wavelengths to deeply penetrate tissues, initiating the body's intrinsic healing mechanisms. It addresses the underlying cause of pain and inflammation, fostering immediate relief and long-term health benefits.

Explore the advantages of red light therapy for pain relief, showcasing its non-invasive nature and compatibility with sustained usage.

Inflammation is the body's way of protecting itself when something harmful happens, like an injury or infection. On a cellular level, the body sends its immune cells to the injured or infected spot to start the healing process.

These immune cells release various signals that make the area swell up, become red, and sometimes hurt. This is the body telling us it’s working on fixing the problem. But if inflammation lingers too long, it can cause more harm than good and lead to other health issues.

Red light therapy (or photobiomodulation) helps calm this inflammation and gently reduce swelling. This is especially beneficial for conditions affecting the joints, brain, traumatic injuries, and lung issues.1

Think of red light therapy as a way to reach and energize your cells that need help, enabling them to perform better and recover quicker. This process causes the body to produce fewer signals that cause inflammation while increasing blood flow to the area.


Our body has built-in ways to control pain and help us heal. Endorphins, sometimes called the body’s “feel-good” hormones, are neurotransmitters that act as natural painkillers. These and other anti-inflammatory proteins work together to lessen pain and start healing after injury or stress.

Red light therapy is recognized for its ability to stimulate the body’s production of these natural pain-relieving compounds. By penetrating the skin and reaching the cells beneath, red light therapy works at a cellular level to enhance mitochondrial function.

This process leads to a higher production of ATP (adenosine triphosphate), a crucial energy source for various cellular functions and a key player in controlling the release of neurotransmitters like endorphins.2,3 This increase in ATP supports the body’s energy needs and helps in the natural management of pain and inflammation, facilitating a healthier, more efficient healing process.


Blood flow and getting enough oxygen to our body’s cells are vital to staying healthy. Good circulation allows blood to carry oxygen and essential nutrients to every part of our body, helping our organs and cells work well.

Oxygen is especially important because our cells need it to make energy from the food we eat. So, for our body to function properly, recover quickly from injuries, and keep our immune system strong, we must ensure good blood flow and oxygen supply to our tissues.

Oxidative stress disrupts tissue oxygenation by damaging cells and blood vessels, slowing the healing process. Red light therapy has been shown to up-regulate antioxidant defenses and reduce oxidative stress.4 This means tissues get healthier and the body can heal faster, showing how effective red light therapy can be in supporting healing and pain relief.


Muscle tension and stiffness can negatively impact our daily lives, originating from various factors such as excessive stress, physical overuse, poor posture, or underlying health conditions. These issues can cause discomfort, hinder mobility, and escalate stress and anxiety levels. Without proper attention, they may evolve into chronic pain, complicating routine activities and limiting physical activity.

Extensive research, including a notable study from 2016, has explored the benefits of red light therapy on muscle tissue. Findings suggest that using red or near-infrared light before and after physical exertion can enhance athletic performance while reducing muscle inflammation and oxidative stress.5

This increased biostimulation may quicken the body’s recovery, ease muscle and joint stiffness, alleviate mild arthritic discomfort, and promote muscle relaxation.

A woman standing in red light - learn about the alternative that Light Lounge brings if you are looking for pain management specialist in Boulder, CO.

Why Light Lounge

Looking for a pain management specialist in Boulder, CO, brings you one step closer to finding relief. At Light Lounge, we offer an alternative treatment designed to help you find comfort in your daily life.

Our team is trained to give you a comfortable and effective treatment experience, helping you through your journey to manage pain. Our services stand out because we personalize our red light therapy sessions to fit your needs, whether you need a full-body treatment or targeted relief.

We’re dedicated to supporting your health and well-being with our specialized services. Book your first session free and find out how our red light therapy can make a difference for you.

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Hear From Our Customers

  • Ruth C.
    This red light therapy experience was one of the best I’ve ever had! The environment was clean and welcoming. Would recommend!
  • Elise M.
    While I was skeptical of light therapy at first, I was shocked by the many benefits that it provided! Light Lounge offers treatment for a variety of issues you may have, I advise looking into it today!
  • Gillian W.
    Great establishment, very peaceful.
  • Nicholas W.
    Light Lounge Boulder is a great place. I had some terrible rheumatism before my visits. I really appreciate their services!
  • Ethan R.
    Give Light Lounge Boulder a try. Great place, and great people.
  • Truman C.
    My rheumatism has lessened significantly! That’s Light Lounge Boulder!
  • Wendy L.
    An incredibly relaxing & clean atmosphere
  • Nathan S.
    Great lighting and very red
  • teenie B.
    I'll be sure to stop by again when possible!!
  • Debbi M.
    PLEASE MAKE SURE MY LAST NAME IS CHANGED TO JUST M. I was dealing with systemic inflammation that was quite bad. This began to change after a couple of months and now I can safely say it is now under control. I attribute this to my sessions in the Light Pod. The folks there are great and the place is calm and clean. I am grateful to have found Light Lounge.

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