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Sensory Isolation Floating for Depression

What is the promise of sensory isolation floating for depression? If there’s something there, it would mean a lot. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 7.6% of adults suffer from depression, and 10.4% of physician office visits result in a notation of depression on the medical record. That’s a lot more Read more…


Flotation REST for Migraines

A migraine is more than your garden-variety headache. According to Healthline, it is an intense headache that can be accompanied by nausea, vomiting, sensitivity to sounds, sensitivity to smells, sensitivity to light, even changes in vision. Where do migraines come from? There are four hypotheses on this: 1) an underlying disorder of the central nervous Read more…



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…