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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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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Chronic low back pain improves with floatation therapy

Chronic low back pain improves with floatation therapy

Chronic back pain is of epidemic proportions. Medical professionals are seeking complementary ways to manage pain. Floatation therapy is showing promise and proof through case studies such as those being conducted at The Float Zone in Richmond, VA. 

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