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Sensory Deprivation Float and Anxiety Disorders

In 2008 a psychologist and an immunologist reported on an array of experiments to the American Psychological Association. They were interested in the effect of stress on the body, and their findings were eye-opening to say the least. For example, assuming that people who care for chronically ill spouses or parents are laboring under a Read more…


The Story of Austin‘s Recovery…

…as told by his mother, Stephanie: “Hockey isn’t just a hobby for Austin, it is truly a passion. He loves everything about hockey, from the strength and conditioning to video review to competing in games. He had a coach tease him one time that making him skate sprints isn’t a punishment because he enjoys it Read more…


Photobiomodulation for Weight Loss?

We have a client here at Peak Recovery & Health Center who was an active triathlete for ten years. He gave up multisports last Fall, saying he was tired of the running. He continues to ride his bike, but he’s no longer in training, and he says his physical activity has become somewhat haphazard. “I Read more…


17 Science-Backed Benefits of Cryotherapy

WRITTEN BY HELEN NICHOLS Since 2011, people have undergone more than a half-million cryotherapy sessions around the world. Within the alternative healthcare realm, many are looking to cryotherapy to treat injuries, speed recovery, and boost athletic performance. If you haven’t heard of cryotherapy, keep reading to learn more about the amazing benefits of this treatment option. Read more…



How Whole-Body Cryotherapy (WBC) Works

Colin Cook I have written about whole-body cryotherapy’s usefulness for depression, muscle soreness, fibromyalgia, inflammation, Alzheimer’s, dermatitis, a weakened immune system, tinnitus, and oxidative stress. But what actually happens to a person in a cabinet when the temperature is lowered to minus 200 degrees? I want to use this post to explain the physiology of WBC. Read more…



5 Tips for Optimizing Your Infrared Sauna Use

In the past, I have written in this space about how infrared sauna can improve your cardiovascular health, hinder the proliferation of cancer, help you recover from heart failure, avert Alzheimer’s, treat many of the effects of lifestyle diseases, counteract the aging of skin, help you avoid sports injuries, and lose weight. If you have Read more…


Photobiomodulation and the Brain

I have already written in this space about the promise of photobiomodulation (PBM) for traumatic brain injury and Alzheimer’s. But I may have been too limited in my vision for PBM and the brain. A 2016 paper published in the journal BBC Clinical reviewed the research on PBM and the brain, saying in part, “The Read more…


Surviving Winter Blues

In this hemisphere, it is autumn, the days are growing shorter, and we are acclimating ourselves to more darkness. It happens every year, but it always affects my mood. I am sure I’m not the only one. This time of year can be especially difficult for active people. In New England, the roads are a Read more…