fbpx
Connect with us
  • Elysium

Neuro rehab technology

Blue light could help to heal mild TBI

Published

on

Daily exposure to blue wavelength light each morning has been linked to enabling people to sleep better by ‘re-entraining’ their circadian rhythm.

And researchers at the University of Arizona have now demonstrated that it may be particularly useful in people recovering from mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI).

In a randomised clinical trial, adults with mTBI used a cube-like device that shone bright blue light at participants for 30 minutes early each morning for six weeks. Control groups were exposed to bright amber light.

Read this and more exclusive content every day as an NR Times online subscriber. Just £2.99 a month, cancel anytime.


Login Join Now

HIWIN

Trending