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what is infrared physiotherapy?

Infrared radiation physiotherapy is an innovative therapy that is used to manage acute or chronic pain in patients. In this therapy various wavelengths of light are focused to the parts of the body that have injuries.

A key characteristic of infrared light is that it has the ability to get below the skin layers and provide a much greater depth. This in turn can be more effective in providing pain relief. This method of Physiotherapy is natural and painless and can provide numerous health benefits, without causing damage to the skin.

benefits of infrared physiotherapy

  • Infrared light helps in cells regeneration and their repair. Infrared light can offer immense health benefits, ranging from pain relief to reducing inflammation.
  • Unlike ultraviolet light, which has damaging effects on the cells and tissues of the body, infrared light is safe. Infrared therapy technology in a way allows people to harness the benefits of the sunlight, without getting exposed to harmful ultraviolet rays. 
  • Infrared light facilitates the circulation of oxygen-rich blood in the body, which can help in faster healing of deep tissues.
  • It has been used extensively to reduce the pain caused by sports injuries, improve endorphin levels, and bioactivate neuromodulators.
  • Infrared therapy has no side effects. It is even used for infants in the neonatal intensive care.
  • Infrared radiations have proven to improve cardiovascular health. Its molecule nitric oxide plays an important part in keeping blood vessels healthy
  • Infrared radiation physiotherapy has shown impressive health results in detoxifying the body. Major organs like kidneys, respiratory system, liver and many others can be detoxified.

when do you need infrared physiotherapy

Infrared therapy in physiotherapy is used in the treatment of various types of pains and health conditions. Some of the common ones include:

  • Arthritis
  • Bursitis
  • Back pain
  • Blunt trauma
  • Muscle strain
  • Neck pain
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Diabetic neuropathy
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Sciatica
  • Temporomandibular joint pain (TMJ)
  • Tendonitis
  • Wounds
  • Surgical incisions
  • Spine injuries
  • Sports injuries

how does infrared therapy work?

Infrared light has the ability to reach the muscles, nerves and even the bones because it penetrates the inner layers of the skin upto a depth of 2 to 7 centimeters. Hence, it amongst the most effective therapies used for healing inflammatory conditions.

Infrared light gets absorbed by the photoreceptors in cells which starts a series of metabolic processes, triggering natural processes of the body at a cellular level. It is estimated that effectiveness of infrared light therapy may be due to nitric oxide. It is molecule that is important for the health of the body’s arteries. Nitric oxide can help in relaxing the arteries, preventing platelet collection in the vessels, fighting free radicals to reduce oxidative stress, and regulating the blood pressure. With all this, there is increase in blood circulation that provides vital nutrients and oxygen to injured body tissues. Therefore, this therapy speeds up the repair and regeneration of injured tissues which in effect reduces pain and inflammation. Generally a special device called infrared lamp for physiotherapy is used for the treatment.

important precautions

  • Infrared radiation therapy in physiotherapy may not be suitable for pregnant women and patients who have undergone hip or knee replacement or have metal implants in their body.
  • Patients who are taking photosensitive medicines containing lithium, melatonin and other antibiotics can be recommended by Doctor to avoid getting exposed to the infrared radiations. 

Please ensure that Infrared therapy is always taken after consulting a Doctor

how can portea help

  • You are assured of getting best in class IR Physiotherapy services in the comfort of your home
  •  Our physiotherapists are experienced, trained and certified
  • The treatment provided is customized as per the patient’s need
  •  Physiotherapists assess, diagnose, and prepare a treatment plan using advanced technology
  •   Doctors and Physiotherapists are understanding and kind towards special needs of patients
  •   You have the facility of booking the time slot of your session as per your convenience


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I had a serious L4 & L5 disc prolapse when I sought Portea’s physiotherapy. Thanks a lot to Dr. Amitava and Portea for their prompt service. Keep up the good work.

I am very happy to share my feedback regarding the excellent treatment I got. My Physiotherapist Dr. Babita Gurung was extremely helpful in getting back to me normal. She was very clear in her instructions and guides me well for each and every treatment she gives. She was absolutely wonderful and very active while discussing the problem and it’s remedy. She gives full attention and time to the patient and never in hurry to attend more patients by bypassing the under-treatment patients. Worth recommending to friends. Thank you all so much for your excellent care. I am feeling so much better now than when I started my PT. Your professionalism, concern and friendliness were much appreciated.

I think it was the most professional yet personal therapy I have had so far in the last 3 years since I first had the back problems. Dr. Fateh is a polite, good-natured and compassionate gentleman, who is extremely competent at his work and displayed great consistency throughout the sessions, even towards the end without slacking away time or hurrying up through the final sessions like most other Physiotherapists, as I have experienced before. He in fact ensured that he put a little more extra efforts towards the end to ensure that my back remains strong post the sessions.