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The Best of Both Worlds: Cryotherapy and Float Therapy

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Cryotherapy & Float Therapy. Why Use Both??

Combining cryotherapy with float therapy is your comprehensive path towards wellness, performance and recovery. The two help you to feel rejuvenated, ease pain, and promote healing.


Compared with pain medications, these two therapies serve as an alternative way to manage pain and discomfort without all the unwanted side effects associated with those pills you store away in your medicine cabinet. The two therapiesJuka Cryotherapy share many similarities, while also offering a variety of unique benefits. While cryotherapy helps give you an immediate boost of energy and sense of alertness when you step out of the cryosauna, float therapy will help you relax and feel at peace for the rest of your day. Both also work to stimulate the release of hormones into the body. Cryotherapy and floating both produce a rush of endorphins into the body, and on top of that, floating reduces the amount of cortisol, leading to decreased levels of stress. Although there are many overlaps in the therapeutic benefits, each of these therapies possess their own unique strengths.

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Float tank contains roughly 1200 pounds of Epsom salts which help your body float weightlessly in the water. The water is kept at a temperature of around 94 degrees Fahrenheit to mimic your body’s natural skin temperature. The combination leads to feeling as though you are floating effortlessly in the air, rather than just taking a bath. This positioning relaxes the body and reduces the tension that a lot of people walk around with all day long, especially within the neck and back. The duration of the session and the relaxing environment make floating ideal for meditation.

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Float TherapyEach and every day we are encompassed with endless distractions, and are constantly running on sensory overload. Texting, checking social media, web surfing, phone calls, emails, etc. Float tanks have numerous benefits through the elimination of these sensory distractions that have a negative effect on our personal well-being. The senses of touch, sight, sound, and smell are all positively impacted in the float tank. The dark enclosed tank turns off all visual and audio distractions, and with the tank being chemical free, there are no scents or smells that will act as a distraction either. The Epsom salt facilitates muscle relaxation and healing as the body absorbs the magnesium in such a large amount. Both also work to stimulate the release of hormones into the body. Cryotherapy and floating both produce a rush of endorphins into the body, and on top of that, floating reduces the amount of cortisol, leading to decreased levels of stress. Although there are many overlaps in the therapeutic benefits, each of these therapies possess their own unique strengths.

Floating is a natural way to benefit from the following:

  • Pain Relief for muscles and joints
  • Reduced tension and blood pressure
  • Stress reduction
  • Improved sleep quality
  • Improved circulation throughout the body
  • Enhanced athletic performance
  • Increased mental clarity
  • Endorphin release
  • Reduced recovery times

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Many people use float therapy for issues such as arthritis, wear and tear on the joints, muscle strains, migraines, various injuries, and post-surgery recovery. Ever had a go at meditation? Many approach the float tank as a wonderful opportunity to enhance their meditative practice by leveraging the sensory deprivation that isn’t offered anywhere else. Most float sessions start at 60 minutes and can be used longer if desired.

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