Floatation Therapy Home Runs: Famous Sports Teams are Floating

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The health benefits for athletes who participate in floatation therapy are nearly endless. It is for this reason that even some of the most famous and revered sports teams use floatation therapy to improve their performance. From keeping athletes at the top of their game during the season to helping them recover from injuries, floatation therapy has proven to be … Read More

Solving Back to School Stress: Floatation Therapy

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Are you a nearby student at the University of Puget Sound? Check out Northwest Float Center to learn about how floatation can help you with back to school stress. Floatation has been proven to relieve stress of all kinds through REST, or Restricted Environmental Stimulation Therapy. At Northwest Float Center we can answer your questions about floating and set you … Read More

How Floatation Therapy in Washington Can Benefit You

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Floatation therapy has numerous benefits. In Washington, Northwest Float Center is a great place for your first time experiencing the many benefits of floatation. Floatation has been proven to assist in relieving a number of different conditions, ranging from stress to migraines. While some may view floatation as a fake, New Age treatment, once they experience floatation, they experience the … Read More

The Reemergence of Floatation Therapy for Alternative Pain Management

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Chronic pain is a common problem that often seems to have no cure. Pain is different for every individual, and although there are numerous medications and therapies for treating pain, many still do not find relief. This leads those experiencing chronic pain to attempt alternative therapies for pain management. These therapies come in many formats, such as herbs rather than … Read More

Your First Time in a Floatation Tank: What to Expect

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If you are interested in floatation therapy, you are probably wondering what it is like. Many individuals who have tried floatation therapy have written about the experiences. While they were nervous prior to entering the tank, these individuals ultimately enjoyed floatation and found themselves relaxing while experiencing the pleasant sensation of floating. Entering the Tank Many individuals report feeling nervous … Read More

Sensory Deprivation Tanks in Pop Culture

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Sensory deprivation tanks are seeing an increased level of attention. They have appeared in a few popular culture references, including the television show Fringe. T.V. host Joe Rogan has also endorsed them. While many popular culture references imply that floatation tanks are strange tools with no basis in scientific study, this is not the case. Altered States In the movie … Read More

The History of Isolation Tanks

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In 1953, Dr. John C. Lilly wondered what would happen if you did not have to experience stimulation from the outside world. Lilly worked at the National Institute of Mental Health in Bethesda, Maryland as a neurophysiologist. The question of sensory deprivation led him to develop the first isolation tank, also referred to as a sensory deprivation tank. Doing experiments … Read More

Northwest Float Center Exhibits at Art on the Ave Festival, Educates Community about Alternative Stress and Pain Relief

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Alternative stress and pain relief center, Northwest Float Center, attended Tacoma’s 2013 Art on the Ave Festival on Sunday, July 14th as a first time exhibitor. The festival, in its 15th year takes places on Tacoma’s historic 6th Avenue Business District between Cedar and Trafton and attracts approximately 15,000 attendees to enjoy the local flavor of art, music, food and more. “Educating … Read More

Using Floatation to Treat Opiate Addiction

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Opiate addiction is an extremely dangerous form of substance abuse that is difficult to overcome. It is uniquely painful and potentially harmful in comparison to other drug addictions. When they begin withdrawal, opiate addicts experience painful symptoms, both psychological and physical. These can include panic attacks, depression, paranoia, diarrhea, vomiting, and high levels of pain. Those in withdrawal from opiates … Read More

How Flotation Therapy Can Boost Benefits from Chiropractic Treatment

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Flotation therapy can have extremely beneficial effects on your muscles and joints, and it pairs even more successfully with ongoing chiropractic treatment. Many people find that they get better physical results by combining these two treatment modalities. Both flotation therapy and chiropractic care can help release muscle spasms and leave your body feeling strong and rejuvenated. Combining Flotation and Chiropractic … Read More