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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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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Improve Sleep Quality by Floating?

Improve Sleep Quality by Floating?

All of us have experienced the consequences of a sleepless night. Everything the next day requires more effort. You lack energy and motivation.  You feel groggy and irritable.   Try floating.  It might help you sleep.

Sleep has been of significant interest to the floatation therapy industry as evidenced by thousands of anecdotal instances of improved sleep after floating.  While floating, like sleep, you are essentially "offline". with minimal to no external stimuli.  Both floating and sleep require sensory disconnection as an essential requirement.  Many floaters actually do fall asleep during part or all of their float. Most are somewhere in between sleeping and wakefulness.

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Floating and pro athletes: A synergy that wins championships

Floating and pro athletes: A synergy that wins championships

Here, the Rough Riders taking a knee in support of their injured and only kicker. They had to play without him and go for 2 point conversions instead of field goals.  Floating helped the team with injuries this season.  

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