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. “
I walked into my very first float with a lot of expectations. I was excited and a bit apprehensive, I had devoured every bit of information available on the world wide web. I had crawled YouTube & Facebook and spent many minutes googling things like: “What is Floating?” “Why is floating good for me?” and […]Read more
Muscle pain, sleep disorder, anxiety, migraines, cognitive dysfunction and more are all symptoms experienced by sufferers of the debilitating rheumatic condition, fibromyalgia. Translated from the original greek, fibromyalgia means “muscle and connective tissue pain”, however both physical and psychological symptoms are experienced by those with the condition, an estimated 2-8% of the population. Doctors are […]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
The other week we talked to Alex from Mukpuddy animation studio here in Auckland. Alex has been floating at Float Culture for almost 2 years and had over 100 floats by now. His main reason to float is the stress relief.Read more