Concussions and Float Tanks

 Concussions and Float Tanks

Concussions are prevalent in professional sports. Floating is one effective way to alleviate the effects of concussion. One hour in silence and the absence of sound is a treat to the brain. You can also use a red light in the float tank to help minimize the issues from traumatic brain injury like concussion.

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Floating for Caregivers and Healthcare Providers

Floating for Caregivers and Healthcare Providers

Float therapy is an excellent choice of self care for home caregivers, as well as medical and alternative medical practitioners who tend to not take time out for themselves and instead take on unintended and invisible consequences of vicarious stress, anxiety and pain syndromes. Floating or floatation does not require a therapist and offers immediate, effective and lasting results for both mind and body.

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Floating and Acupressure for Time Changes - Daylight Savings and Jetlag

Floating and Acupressure for Time Changes - Daylight Savings and Jetlag

Using float therapy, floatation or floating, along with tapping on specific acupressure points, can relieve symptoms of jetlag, time zone changes, daylight savings, and disruptions in circadian rhythm.

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Nausea and Floating - Why does it happen sometimes?

Nausea and Floating - Why does it happen sometimes?

Floatation Therapy or floating is one of the most accessible and relaxing pain relieving therapies available today.  Floating, for the majority of those who first try it, is a wonderful, safe and effective tool for navigating our modern society. But for a few, the float experience can evoke a temporary sense of motion sickness or nausea, which can limit its relaxing feeling and other potential benefits.

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Float Therapy Mitigates Arthritis

Float Therapy Mitigates Arthritis

Float therapy mitigates the pain, inflammation and lack of mobility associated with arthritis. From anti-inflammatory action, to stress reduction, to improvements in sleep, immunity and mood, floatation is safe, effective and accessible.

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Chronic Pain, Opioids and Floatation Therapy, Part 2

Chronic Pain, Opioids and Floatation Therapy, Part 2

Floatation therapy is proving to be a viable alternative and adjunct to managing chronic pain. Opioid managed chronic pain may respond well to floatation therapy. A new case study on chronic pain, opiate usage and floatation provides a window into the benefits of this mind and body therapy.

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Opioids, Chronic Pain and Floatation Therapy

Opioids, Chronic Pain and Floatation Therapy

Pain. It can be consuming, frustrating, debilitating, distracting, yet always subjective to the individual experiencing it.  Chronic pain is of epidemic proportions and is a major cause of disability.  Until recently, pain was treated like a fifth vital sign. Blood pressure, pulse, respiration, temperature, and…pain?  

Floatation therapy is emerging as a valid, effective and adjunctive means for managing chronic pain. 

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Case Study #2 - Floating to Mitigate Lingering Effects of Traumatic Brain Injury

Case Study #2 - Floating to Mitigate Lingering Effects of Traumatic Brain Injury

This traumatic brain injury and floatation therapy study features an individual who has not found any treatment or combinations of treatment that have been remarkably helpful. The case study examines the effect of floatation therapy upon various physical, emotional, neurological and psychological aspects. The results of this case study contains encouraging examples that floating both by itself or in combination with other therapies and lifestyle modifications, can improve the quality of life and functional capability for those with TBI and concussions.

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