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Light Relief: An FDA-Approved Appliance to Assist In Pain Relief

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The Light Relief device is one of a number of available options to manage stiffness and pain arising during the normal course of living. Anyone, from people who suffer periodic athletic injuries to people who are sedentary, may require ways to deal effectively with the stiffness, pain, or range-of-motion limitations which can arise from a plethora of muscle and joint issues.

There are a myriad of modalities, including vitamins, herbs, physical therapy, acupuncture, surgery, and devices like Light Relief, aimed at alleviating stiffness from injuries, inactivity or oncoming middle or old age.

Light Relief is an FDA approved device. The scientific principle behind the device is the emission of red/blue LED light to penetrate deep into capillaries. This level of penetration enhances blood flow, blood circulation and toxin release, according to the manufacturer.

A contoured ergonomic base fits into the hand so the user can navigate stiff areas with deep-penetrating LED light at safe frequencies.

The Light Relief may be used by athletes, gardeners, people who drive great distances, and virtually anyone facing the prospect of chronic pain and stiffness arising from activity, inactivity, bad food choices, inheritable characteristics, or just plain advancing age.

Medically, the device may be helpful for increasing circulation, blood flow, getting rid of toxins, and reduced swelling. It should be utilized in consultation with medical professionals like the family general practitioner, rheumatologist, physical therapist, nutritionist, or expert in physical medicine and rehabilitation. In addition, chronic pain may have linkages to conditions of the gastrointestinal tract.

A blood workup is the vehicle for verifying levels of inflammation via statistics like the C-reactive protein, white blood cell count and SED rate.

Numerous forms of light therapy are now available, according to the Burton Goldberg Group. These include full-spectrum light therapy, UV light therapy, cold laser therapy, and colored light therapy. Light Relief is just one of the growing number of light therapies available to the public.

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About Dr Joseph S Maresca

I've taught approx. 34 sections of collegiate courses including computer applications, college algebra, collegiate statistics, law, accounting, finance and economics. The experience includes service as a Board Director on the CPA Journal and Editor of the CPA Candidates Inc. Newsletter. In college, I worked as a statistics lab assistant. Manhattan College awarded a BS in an allied area of operations research. The program included courses in calculus, ordinary differential equations, probability, statistical inference, linear algebra , the more advanced operations research, price analysis and econometrics. Membership in the Delta Mu Delta National Honor Society was granted together with the degree. My experience includes both private account and industry. In addition, I've worked extensively in the Examinations Division of the AICPA from time to time. Recently, I passed the Engineering in Training Exam which consisted of 9 hours of examination in chemistry, physics, calculus, differential equations, linear algebra, probability/ statistics, fluids, electronics, materials science/structure of matter, mechanics, statics, thermodynamics, computer science, dynamics and a host of minor subject areas like engineering economics. A very small percentage of engineers actually take and pass the EIT exam. The number has hovered at circa 5%. Several decades ago, I passed the CPA examination and obtained another license in Computer Information Systems Auditing. A CISA must have knowledge in the areas of data center review, systems applications, the operating system of the computer, disaster recovery, contingency planning, developmental systems, the standards which govern facility reviews and a host of other areas. An MBA in Accounting with an Advanced Professional Certificate in Computer Applications/ Information Systems , an Advanced Professional Certificate in Finance and an Advanced Professional Certificate in Organizational Design were earned at New York University-Graduate School of Business (Stern ). In December of 2005, an earned PhD in Accounting was granted by the Ross College. The program entrance requires a previous Masters Degree for admittance together with a host of other criteria. The REGISTRAR of Ross College contact is: Tel . US 202-318-4454 FAX [records for Dr. Joseph S. Maresca Box 646 Bronxville NY 10708-3602] The clinical experience included the teaching of approximately 34 sections of college accounting, economics, statistics, college algebra, law, thesis project coursework and the professional grading of approx. 50,000 CPA examination essays with the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Additionally, membership is held in the Sigma Beta Delta International Honor Society chartered in 1994. Significant writings include over 10 copyrights in the name of the author (Joseph S. Maresca) and a patent in the earthquake sciences.