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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
Traumatic brain injury is a hot topic thanks to professional athletes who are finally speaking out about the dangers and long term effects. Many with TBI are mismanaged and lost in a system that has no consensus on treatment. Floatation therapy has been shown to help those with TBI and should be considered in the mix. Case studies at The Float Zone in Richmond, VA have shown promise in the TBI arena.Read More