We know that chronic pain has both mental and physical ascents, effecting out mind and body. Floatation therapy’s effects on both makes it a great help for chronic pain.
Major studies found Floatation’s effectiveness for easing physical aspects of pain and chronic pain, such as muscle tension but also supports mental strength to deal with pain. People suffering from arthritis, fibromyalgia, headaches, back and neck pain and sore muscles report improvement of mental health and how much they were bothered by pain during the treatment.
“All the respondents receiving different pain treatments such as physical therapy, chiropractic treatment, surgery or pain injections reported more short-term and long term pain relief from floatation than from these treatments.”
“Floating helps with pain by stopping the stress-pain cycle. Normally when people feel pain, it involves a stress response, but when in relaxation state in the float tank, sufferers are able to feel pain without the stress response. Over time this can reset the associations of pain and stress. “
Mixed martial arts fighter Shane Young recently claimed the Xtreme Fight Championship featherweight title, bringing it back to New Zealand for the first time since Matt Te Paa in 2006 – and he credits some of his success to his ’floatation’ sessions at Auckland’s new Float Culture facility. Known as floating, float therapy or sensory […]Read more
In my first float I had no idea what to expect. I was a little apprehensive yet curious. As I got settled in the tank I quickly became confronted by fear. It arrived in the form of the darkness and unfamiliarity of the tank itself, but soon I realised that it was inside of me, […]Read more
1). It feels good! Floating is simply a uniquely enjoyable sensation in itself. There is just nothing else quite like the pleasure of the effortlessly floating in skin-temperature water while theEpsom salts feel utterly silky to the skin. And at the end of it all you come out feeling fresh and relaxed as well. The […]Read more
It’s not easy being a mum. I know this because I have one, and I’ve seen up close the effects of motherhood. She has a few more wrinkles than she used to, and perhaps even a grey hair or two. She has considerably less money than she might have otherwise, and there’s a lot of […]Read more