Phototherapy refers to light therapy, which is a therapeutic procedure performed using light. Light has a significant impact on our health and well-being. Some diseases and conditions can be treated with the beneficial properties of natural and artificial light.
In recent times, phototherapy has gained more and more supporters. The effectiveness of the method is 60 – 80%. Specialized devices emitting ultraviolet, infrared, and visible radiation are used in phototherapy.
The side effects of phototherapy are relatively rare, but occasionally during treatment, nausea, excessive irritability, visual acuity disorders, insomnia, dizziness, and headaches may occur.
In addition, phototherapy may be effective in reducing joint pain, headaches, migraines, inflammation, and so on. It helps to reduce the doses of pain medication that you take.