Diabetic Neuropathy is a complication of diabetes that can lead to problems throughout the body. Diabetes can affect nerves that control movement, sensation and other functions.
If you have diabetes, you can develop nerve problems at any time. Sometimes, neuropathy can be the first sign of diabetes. Significant nerve problems (clinical neuropathy) can develop within the first 10 years after a diabetes diagnosis. The risk of developing neuropathy increases the longer you have diabetes. About half of people with diabetes have some form of neuropathy.
Phototherapy uses only infrared light emitting diodes (LEDs) because infrared light penetrates more deeply into the body and works better than red or blue light, for instance. While we cannot see infrared, our bodies respond to infrared with increased circulation of blood and reduced pain.
The Infrared light passing through the cracks of the fingers, as well as through the skin. The infrared light is being absorbed into the blood vessels. it help to increases local circulation, which increases your body’s ability to provide the essential nutrients needed by your cells and nerves to function properly. Phototherapy pads are applied directly to the Feet and increase Natural Repair and healing Process by increasing NO (nitrous oxide) and red blood cell flow speed.