Near Infrared Light Therapy

If you have diabetes, have undergone chemotherapy  or have traumatic brain injury, just 20 minutes of Near Infrared Light Therapy three times per week could help you relieve pain and numbness and improve healing of nerve endings, treat or prevent ulcers and heal injured brain tissue. Call us today to learn more: 757-452-3934.

Click below to read the latest research about NIR for TBI.

Near Infrared Light Therapy consists of wearing an approved device to deliver Near Infrared Light to specific places on the body for specific health issues.

Here at Hampton Roads Hyperbaric Therapy, we use Near Infrared Light Therapy for:

  • Peripheral neuropathy
    • diabetes related
    • as a result of chemotherapy
    • as a result of damage from taking statins
  • Ulcers or slow healing wounds
  • Mild traumatic brain injury

Peripheral neuropathy is the number one cause for hospitalization of diabetics!

Approximately 100,000 limbs are lost each year due to diabetes!

70% of diabetics will suffer from peripheral neuropathy.

NIR for peripheral neuropathy from diabetes or chemotherapy:

Near Infrared Light Therapy increases blood flow, in some cases by 400% to help ulcers heal, relieve burning, shooting and tingling pain, increases sensation, decrease falls, improve sleep, improve walking and improves the quality of life for those suffering from peripheral neuropathy.

NIR for mild traumatic brain injury:

Amelia getting near infrared light therapy
Amelia getting near infrared light therapy


More and more warriors and professional athletes are using near infrared light therapy for mild traumatic brain injury and finding relief for the first time in years from headaches, insomnia, depression, anxiety, memory loss and many other typical mTBI symptoms. However, you don’t have to be a warrior or pro athlete to get the benefits of NIR. You can easily access NIR here at Hampton Roads Hyperbaric Therapy!

Number of sessions:

For peripheral neuropathy, treatment plans are 8, 10 or 12 weeks. Plans include three sessions per week for 20 minutes per session.

For mTBI, typical treatment plans are 6 weeks, three sessions per week, for 20 minutes per session.

If you have diabetes, mild traumatic brain injury or are suffering from pain, ulcers and decreased sensation from peripheral neuropathy…please pick up the phone and call us right now at 757-452-3934 to see how near infrared light therapy can help you.