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MS Pain Management

Light Lounge stands as the leading provider of red light therapy for MS patients. Our commitment to research-backed treatments makes us a trusted choice for individuals who seek alternative management for MS Symptoms.

Denver Multiple Sclerosis Pain Treatment

Living with the debilitating pain and fatigue brought on by MS? Light therapy can help.

Living with the pain and fatigue brought on by MS can be debilitating. At the same time, sifting through treatment options can quickly cause frustration and anxiety.

While searching for effective Denver MS pain management, many traditional therapies often rely on prescription medications. While beneficial, they may come with undesirable side effects ranging from fatigue to more severe health concerns like addiction.

In contrast, red light therapy emerges as an alternative pain management therapy available at Light Lounge, providing a beacon of hope for MS patients. Discover how integrating red light therapy into your MS treatment plan can offer relief from the debilitating symptoms associated with Multiple Sclerosis.

Red Light Therapy for Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

Almost 1 million people in the United States are living with Multiple Sclerosis (MS), a neurodegenerative disease.1

MS is a condition in which a person’s immune system turns against the central nervous system. This causes a breakdown of the protein and fat structure called the myelin sheath, which protects the nerves around the brain and spinal cord. The breakdown can lead to chronic inflammation and miscommunication between the brain and the rest of the body.

The symptoms of MS are notably unpredictable and vary widely from one individual to another, making MS a particularly complex condition to manage. The variability means that what works for one person in terms of symptom relief might not work for another.

Finding the right treatment may require a customized plan to alleviate your symptoms.

  • Fatigue: Fatigue in MS can be so severe that it significantly interferes with daily activities, making even simple tasks feel impossible.
  • Impaired vision: This often manifests as blurred vision, double vision, or loss of vision, usually in one eye at a time, due to damage to the optic nerve.
  • Stiffness or weakness in muscles: Muscle stiffness (spasticity) and weakness can affect any part of the body, leading to difficulties with movement and coordination.
  • Mobility issues: Mobility problems may range from needing a walking aid to being wheelchair-bound, as balance and muscle coordination are impacted.
  • Numbness, tingling or pain: These sensory symptoms can occur anywhere in the body and range from mild to severe, often described as a pins-and-needles sensation or a sharp, stabbing pain.

These symptoms can impact any area of the body and are often difficult to predict, making them even more frustrating. Over time, the effects of MS can significantly worsen a person’s quality of life.


1https://www.nationalmssociety.org
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Treatment for MS

Most medications for multiple sclerosis are designed to either prevent the immune system’s attack – specifically by T-cells – on the nervous system’s myelin sheath or to hasten the nervous system’s recovery after such attacks. The attack process involves T-cells being attracted to the myelin sheath by proteins known as cytokines.

These common treatments aim to reduce the frequency and severity of flare-ups, manage symptoms, and slow the progression of the disease.

Corticosteroids for MS treatment are powerful anti-inflammatory drugs used to reduce nerve inflammation and manage acute flare-ups, aiming to decrease the severity and duration of attacks.

Pros:

  • Can shorten the duration of relapses
  • Helps manage severe symptoms rapidly
  • Quickly reduces inflammation during MS exacerbations

Cons:

  • Does not slow the progression of MS over time
  • May cause mood swings, increased risk of infection, and weight gain
  • Long-term use can lead to serious side effects including osteoporosis, hypertension, and diabetes2

2https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4112077/

Plasma exchange (plasmapheresis) for MS treatment involves removing and replacing the plasma in a patient's blood, aimed at eliminating harmful immune system components that contribute to MS flare-ups.

Pros:

  • May improve symptoms of severe MS relapses more quickly
  • Can be effective for those who don’t respond to corticosteroids
  • Targets the immune system’s components directly involved in the MS attack

Cons:

  • Requires access to specialized medical facilities
  • Not effective as a long-term treatment strategy for MS
  • Can lead to temporary side effects like low blood pressure and light-headedness

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Red Light Therapy for Multiple Sclerosis

Benefits of Red Light Therapy for Managing MS Symptoms

Recently, an increasing number of studies have seen promising results of red light therapy for MS treatment. For example, a 2016 study found that red light therapy reduced inflammatory cells in the central nervous system and prevented damage to the myelin.3

Red light therapy is recognized for its minimal side effects, presenting a promising option for treating MS. Unlike conventional treatments, red light therapy offers a gentle, non-invasive approach that makes it a low-risk option for individuals who are concerned with the unwanted effects of traditional methods.

Red light therapy may help alleviate MS symptoms in the following ways:

  • Reducing inflammation: Red light therapy has been shown to inhibit inflammatory cytokines and release anti-inflammatory mediators. Since MS involves chronic inflammation in the central nervous system, red light therapy’s anti-inflammatory properties can help alleviate MS pain.
  • Pain relief: MS often causes neuropathic pain because of the damage to nerves. Red light therapy can help modulate nerve function and target underlying neuropathic mechanisms.
  • Better cellular health: Red light therapy stimulates the mitochondria and boosts production of ATP, which can help the cells heal more quickly and perform their functions more effectively.

Studies suggest that red light therapy can help reduce muscle stiffness and regenerate the body’s cells and tissues. These effects directly combat the negative symptoms of MS, providing needed relief for individuals living with this condition.

Red Light Therapy for Multiple Sclerosis

Finding a Red Light Therapy Provider

While the possibilities of red light therapy as a treatment for MS are exciting, it is important to keep in mind that not all red light therapy providers are quite the same. Individuals must seek out a red light therapy pain care center that utilizes medical-grade devices and effective processes.

Light Lounge leverages FDA-listed devices and research-backed strategies to provide MS pain treatment. Our cutting-edge, medical-grade equipment can help target MS symptoms and provide relief with regular use.

Ready to reclaim your life through relief from MS symptoms? Book your first session free!

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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.

Client
Testimonials

"The Light Lounge has been my savior. I had a bad ski accident about two years ago and I wasn't healing well. By the 5th session the pain was gone."

Lisa Marie

"I was referred to Light Lounge by my physical therapist, I would absolutely recommend this to family and friends."

Cathy

"I have been coming to Light Lounge almost every day for two years. The joint pain I used to get in my shoulders is gone."

Gerda

"I have had issues with my blood pressure for a little over two years. It comes down for about 3 days after I have been to Light Lounge."

Ann

"In the last year and a half I have had two knee replacement surgeries on the same knee. I had been frustrated with my pain and recovery, that's when I found Light Lounge. I no longer have to strongly rely on my opioid medication."

FAQs

When light that is in the red, near infrared, and infrared spectra is applied to the body, inflammation and pain are decreased, and healing is accelerated. Light therapy does this by reducing excessive oxidative stress at the cellular level with no documented nor reported negative side effects.

From folks who are suffering from chronic pain (light therapy can alleviate pain without drugs) to people who want to get more out of their training (light therapy can help increase performance and decrease recovery time).

Clinical trials and 4000 laboratory studies demonstrate that light therapy (also called photobiomodulation) has no negative side effects. It has been proven to heal soft tissue injuries, help with TBI, relieve pain without using harmful drugs and painkillers. For more evidence based information please see our BLOG.

To book the therapy session, please click here and schedule your time. First session is FREE!

Light Lounge is now in several locations! Please visit our Locations Page to see where you can visit a Light Lounge.

About Light Lounge

Hear From Our Customers

  • Nicole S.
    Obsessed with the benefits of red light therapy & no one does it better than Light Lounge.
  • Brian S.
    The staff is knowledgeable, friendly and very helpful. The individual treatment rooms are relaxing and provide total privacy. Most of all the infrared light therapy really works.
  • K&D .
    Light Lounge is the best. I have severe neuropathic pain in my upper body and Gunner’s handheld red light device treatments have been extremely helpful in reducing the inflammation causing the pain. The treatments are painless, cost effective and noninvasive, and have lessened my pain by 80%. Try it, you will like it!
  • Sara J.
    I'm loving the Light Lounge! I've only been twice but feel the effects (more energy, clarity) and believe they will compound. There's a ton of research on all the benefits of red light therapy and I'm hoping it will clear up some long covid issues I'm having. The owners are super friendly and helpful, the place is clean (unlike other places I've tried) and the 24/7 access is fantastic. Give it a try-the first visit is free!
  • Jacob H.
    Love this place!! Great staff and very clean facility. As an athlete, their product is crucial to my recovery to keep me performing at my best. Will keep going back
  • Emily L.
    Such a lovely experience!! Their red light is unlike anything Ive tried before, highly recommend
  • Chris S.
    This place is amazing! Red Light Therapy is the health technology of the future. The owner was very friendly and walked my wife and I through the different treatment options provided. After a couple of sessions I feel better already.
  • Ruby M.
    Red light therapy is amazing! And, the Light Lounge is such a great, comfortable, clean, relaxing place to go for this wonderful treatment. The owners / employees are so nice and helpful! My results with skin issues and some nasty post-surgery bruising have been truly amazing!!
  • Paige B.
    Awesome spot, literally felt different after the first session and bought a package immediately. They have different protocols for everything under the sun and there’s a ton of data to support the science. I look forward to every appointment I have there!
  • Robin K.
    The Light Lounge is a worthy investment in short and long term health. I love my 20- minute, relaxing light sessions. The effects are subtle and compounding, but believe I notice improvements in skin tone and texture; feel more blood sugar stability; stronger in workouts; and general benefits to my nervous system. I also appreciate the cleanliness and customer service.
  • Sarah K.
    What a great experience. Super, super clean. Extremely friendly and knowledgeable staff. I’m quite claustrophobic and was worried about going into the pods. The open head space made all the difference. I slept better after my first session than I have in a long while. So grateful for my new membership!
  • Kristi S.
    Red Light Therapy at Light Lounge has been a very welcome addition to my self care routine. They are so easy to get in with and always feels good coming out!
  • Ed S.
    This was a great find! The red light machines are brand new and easy to use. The owner was very nice and walked me through all the options and settings. It was super relaxing for a 15 minute treatment and felt great afterwards.
  • carla M.
    Light Lounge has created a very nice environment and with the app to get into the building when it’s convenient for you makes it very flexible and user-friendly. LL provides options to make it so affordable too! The science behind the therapy is solid for many applications. Making changes at the cellular level is the best way to treat issues so you should give it a consistent and sustained trial!
  • kevin W.
    Love this place! I started going for muscle recovery and it’s definitely aided in my recovery between workouts. Unexpectedly, it has also helped with some hair regrowth to combat some natural thinning. Friendly staff and clean facility. Overall, I could not be happier with this place!
  • Karen O.
    Light Lounge Denver is absolutely the best. Front staff is so helpful, personable & very knowledgeable about red light and its benefits. The space is beautiful, clean , well kept, accessible easy to get in and out. Best of all are the pods which are roomy and have lots of options . All in a an excellent experience . Very happy to have this on this side of Denver.
  • Daniel S.
    Light Lounge is a great place to experience red light therapy. Gunner, the owner, and his staff are friendly, knowledgeable, and very, very helpful. The red light equipment is top notch, the facility is comfortable, relaxing, well appointed and absolutely spotless. I recommend Light Lounge without reservation! Thank you!
  • Badr T.
    The best spot for Redlight therapy and super clean.
  • Emily D.
    I had been dealing with long covid for 6 months and my doctor suggested I give red light therapy a try. After one session, my chronic cough was gone! Six sessions later and I’m hooked. Cannot recommend this place enough if you are struggling with inflammation or long covid.
  • Diana K.
    They are very professional, the place is super clean. I love it

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