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Flotation REST for Muscle Tension Pain

Ordinary movement consists of muscle contraction followed by relaxation, a cycle that can lead to fatigue but not tension. It’s when you contract a muscle and keep it contracted that you put it at risk for muscle tension pain. Hunching toward your computer monitor at a desk is one way you can get muscles stuck Read more…


Flotation REST for PTSD

Colin Cook Given the complexity of our society, not to say its violence, there are numberless opportunities for people to be involved in horrific events. Plane crashes, auto accidents, muggings, bombings, school shootings, rapes, natural disasters, child molestations… the list of incidents that can traumatize you, either as a victim or a witness, can seem Read more…


Float Pod for Insomnia

Colin Cook Insomnia is a condition shared by 50-70 million Americans. Its most immediate effect is fatigue resulting from sleeplessness, but the problems of insomnia can go way beyond that. If you suffer from insomnia, you’re more likely to have difficulty concentrating, have relationship problems, or be depressed. You’re also more likely to commit suicide. Read more…


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…



Float Pod and Pain Management

WebMD distinguishes a dozen different kinds of pain, but I think most people are familiar with four: 1. Musculoskeletal pain. This is pain in the muscles, tendons, or bones, and it commonly results from trauma (e.g., a fall, a car accident, a fight). It can also be produced by overuse, bad posture, strain, repetitive movements, Read more…


Float Pod and Your Blood Pressure

Do you have a home blood pressure monitor? More and more people are using them regularly. They can help you keep an eye on your blood pressure, and they also eliminate the risk of a high reading resulting from anxiety over being tested in a doctor’s office (so-called “white coat hypertension.”) Hypertension usually has no Read more…



Float Pod: Good Health Through Downtime

Paying attention is the most common state of our waking selves. From the time we get up in the morning until we go back to sleep at night, we are paying attention to something, whether it is reading the news, taking care of family members, driving a car, watching a television program, or working. Working, Read more…


The 4 Principal Health Benefits of Float Pod

With everybody so busy and consumed by technology these days, it is extremely rare that we actually get some true alone time.  And by alone time, I don’t mean sitting on your couch scrolling through your Facebook feed.  I mean really isolating yourself from the world and giving both your body and probably more importantly, Read more…