The water-filtered infrared-A-radiation (wIRA) Irradiator allows a locoregional heating of human tissue with a high penetration depth and intensity. The unique principle of operation involves the use of a hermetically sealed water filter in the radiation path to absorb those infrared wavelengths which would otherwise harm the skin. This absorption results of the activation of the OH-groups at 940, 1180, and 1380 nanometers. Hence, with the higher radiation intensity, therapeutic heating of deeper tissue layers over longer periods of time can be achieved.

  • MedicalDeviceDirective93/42/EEC
  • EC certificate
  • ISO certificate
  • CE- Conformity Performance
  • Six clinical studies
Power cable country-specific, IEC receptacle
Radiation emission water filtered Infrared A (wIRA®: 780-1400nm), Visible light (400-780nm), contains no UV radiation
Irradiation field Nominal voltage Power 20 cm/32 cm diameters

230 V, 50 – 60 Hz alternating current

600 W/ 775 W country specific available

Consumption Length: 28,5/28 cm, wide: 23,5/27 cm, height: 35,5/28 cm
Temperature protection automatic resetting temperature after cooling
Dimensions Irradiance E = 200 ±10% mW/cm2 ( in the center of the optical axis )
Country of origin Federal Republic of Germany

Thermal Effects:

wIRA increases

  • temperature
  • oxygen partial pressure
  • perfusion in the tissue

Non-thermal effects: putting direct stimuli on cells cellular structures


wIRA decreases

  • pain (and required dose of analgesics)
  • hypersecretion
  • inflammation


wIRA can show

  • positive immunomodulatory effects

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  • Chronic, degenerative rheumatic illnesses
  • Chronic pain in the support or locomotor mechanism
  • Chronic neuritis, neuralgia
  • Arthrosis (chronic poly arthritis)
  • Cervical spine (cervical syndrome)
  • Thoracic spine (intercostal neuralgia)
  • Lumbar spine (lumbar syndrome)
  • Keloid formation around scars
  • Sinus problems; circulatory problems
  • Peripheral blood circulatory disturbance
  • Warts (verrucae), psoriasis by photodynamic therapy (PDT)
  • Chronic rheumatic inflammation (arthritis, visceral rheumatism)
  • Chronic, recurring pain syndrome in the spinal region
  • Lumbago
  • Lumbar sciatica
  • Arthritis of the major joints (omarthritis, gonarthritis, coxarthritis)
  • Torticollis (muscular wry-neck)
  • Muscular headaches
  • Shoulder / arm pain
  • Progressive, systemic sclerosis
  • Sclerodermia sircumscripta
  • Myogeloses
  • Strained shoulder/neck muscles, neck pain, shoulder stiffness
  • Strained thoracic muscles
  • Intervertebral disk problems, lumbago
  • Subluxations, distortions (not acute)
  • Slipped disks, tennis elbow
  • Sacroiliac syndrome (blockage of the sacroiliac joints)
  • Chronic, recurring sinus inflammations
  • Eustachian tube/middle ear catarrh
  • Ulcus cruris, Problematic wounds
  • Systemic sclerodermia
  • Chronic skin ulcerations and disturbance of wound healing
  • Skin lesions
  • 5-aminolevulinic acid based photodynamic therapy of basaliomia, actinic dyskeratosis
  • Therapy of warts (verrucae)
  • Akne (Acne vulgaris)
  • Muscle pain
  • Neuropathic pain
  • Wound pain
  • Fibromyalgia (FMS)

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