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Cryotherapy for Muscle Soreness

Cryotherapy for muscle soreness is well established. Both research literature and practical accounts are abundant. I don’t need to go over all the studies here. But I thought it might be a good idea to discuss the myth that soreness is something you should avoid. There’s a television commercial for Advil that shows people doing Read more…


Photobiomodulation for ADHD

Photobiomodulation (PBM) for ADHD may not even be a thing. It’s not a subject that has received much study. But ADHD isn’t particularly easy to live with, and there might be enough evidence to justify personal investigation of a promising technology. Let’s see. CHADD — “Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder” — says about 10 million Read more…


Infrared Sauna for Inflammation

Infrared sauna for inflammation seems counter-intuitive, doesn’t it? We associate inflammation with the generation of heat, and it seems to defy common sense that subjecting inflammation to more heat would limit or reduce it. Our usual response to inflammation is to apply cold, which reduces the swelling that usually accompanies it. But that’s acute inflammation. Read more…


Cryotherapy for Migraine

Cryotherapy for migraine. Sound far-fetched? Actually, it’s not. Our experience here at Peak Recovery & Health Center may help. But first let’s get some background. According to the Migraine Research Foundation, more than 39 million people (men, women, and even children) suffer from migraine in the U.S. More than 90% of those are incapacitated during Read more…


Photobiomodulation for Seasonal Affective Disorder

Is photobiomodulation useful for seasonal affective disorder? It’s a timely question. Earlier this week, Druids all over the world celebrated Alban Elued. The link is to a script you can use for your own Druidic ceremony. I don’t know how authentic the script is; it includes both the injunctions “live long and prosper” and “may Read more…


Hemp/CBD for Arthritis Pain

According to Arthritis By The Numbers (PDF), published by the Arthritis Foundation, “Common arthritis joint symptoms include swelling, pain, stiffness and decreased range of motion. Symptoms may come and go, and can be mild, moderate or severe. They may stay about the same for years but may progress or get worse over time.”  Arthritis is Read more…


Float Pod for Stress

  Float pod for stress is good news. According to the Mayo Clinic, you can be over stressed even without realizing it. Look for one or more of these common signs: headache muscle tension or pain chest pain fatigue change in sex drive stomach upset insomnia. Stress Affects Mood and Behavior Stress can also affect Read more…


Infrared Sauna for High Blood Pressure

There is a wealth of clinical research showing that infrared sauna can provide help for high blood pressure (hypertension). This is fortunate because hypertension is a high-stakes game. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), it kills nearly 1,000 people per day in the U.S. alone. Seven out of 10 adults in this country Read more…