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Pain Relief From Float Therapy in Philadelphia

You've been dealing with chronic pain for a while now and are looking to dive into more natural approaches to help alleviate the daily discomfort you may feel. Float therapy is known for being a form of therapy when it comes to pain relief--especially chronic.


Hydrotherapy for pain treatment is supported by a growing number of studies and continues to grow in popularity. The advantage of visiting a floating studio as part of your chronic pain treatment is that it is a natural form of pain relief through the absence of putting weight on your bones and muscles which can cause pain. You will be floating and kept weightless from the Epsom salt which is where relief is found.


Come visit us in our Fishtown float and wellness studio to learn more about the ways in which float therapy can benefit you with your pain management in Philly. Keep reading below for more details on float therapy pain management relief:


Floating can provide profound relief from physical pain, here's how:

  • Inflammation reduction

  • Relief from joint tension

  • Absorption of magnesium through floating in Epsom salt

  • Float therapy supports your body along it's natural curvature to relieve lower back tension



Types of Pain Relief floating offers:


Headache and Migraine Relief


Headaches and migraines can stop you in your tracks but float therapy can help you work through a powerful and debilitating headache. One study suggests that the float tank's magnesium content can support the relief of headaches and migraines.


Muscle Tension Relief


When floating you are weightless so you are not tensing any muscles and trying to keep yourself afloat as you would in a regular pool. Having some relief from the daily muscle movements and tension while in a float tank can help alleviate this type of pain.


Arthritis Pain Relief


Arthritis pain can be problematic and also get in the way of daily tasks. Allowing your body to relax and release any tension in your joints can help with some of the pain that comes with arthritis and the pressure in your joints. Please note, floating does not cure arthritis but does help those suffering find relief.


Chronic Pain Relief


As you can see from other types of pain, a lot of it comes from the daily tension and movement we deal with when walking to our cars, sitting at our desks, and even after-work activities such as yard work. Chronic pain can build over time and become problematic but the ability to be weightless and relieve the muscle tension, head tension, and even spinal tension within the float pod are ways in which float therapy can benefit those with chronic pain of any degree.


As we stated, floating is not a cure but a way to find a natural way to treat your pain and find relief with studies continuously coming out about how floating can benefit those who suffer from many different types of chronic pain.



Woman floating in float studio pod with eyes closed and hands behind head.


We'd love for you to come check us out in Fishtown, Philadelphia and become a part of our float family. If you want to get an idea of what your first float therapy session will be like, check out our website and make sure to book your float so we can help you learn how to better support yourself and any pain management needs you may have.



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