[removed]LED Technologies[/removed] LLC, Parker, Colo, reports the FDA has cleared its DPL (deep penetrating light) therapy system for the relaxation of muscles, relief of muscle spasms, temporary relief of minor muscle and joint aches, pains and stiffness; temporary relief of minor pain and stiffness associated with arthritis; and to temporarily increase local blood circulation.
The company has a patent pending on its proprietary design, consisting of two LED panels containing 154 880nm Infrared and 20 660nm red LEDS. The system projects a large surface area LED exposure, featuring a 9 inch by 14 inch (126 square inches) footprint. It includes a stand for use on the face, and an adjustable strapping system that allows users to place the panels almost anywhere on the body.
The clearance paves the way for he noninvasive, drug-free therapy system to be bought by consumer without a prescription.
The American Pain Society estimates 45% of the population seeks medical help for persistent pain sometime in their lives. Medical economists estimate pain costs the country more than $100 billion annually, including more than 500 million workdays lost and 40 million doctor visits.
[Source: Medical News Today]