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What is Floatation Tank Therapy?

Very often people become instantly curious about the impact of floatation therapy or sensory deprivation tanks after they hear about the remarkable effects it has on human biology and as well as the human mind’s processing power.

Among the most frequently asked questions have been presented below with the most suitable answers that we could possibly provide.

How expensive is floatation therapy?

This question is a little subjective based on the fact that price for floatation therapy may vary quite significantly as the pricing in general depends on the location of the floatation therapy clinic, the quality of the service being offered and of course the overheads that the spa owners have to deal with in order to make decent profits.

Nevertheless the cheapest float therapy can be as little as 50 AUD per session of 45 minutes to 90 minutes and may go up as high as 300 AUD per session.

However, in comparison to conventional medical treatments, if at all there was such a thing as an inexpensive and simultaneously nonintrusive medical procedure that is able to provide notable relief from pain for a variety of ailments without any post treatment ill side effects, it would definitely be floatation therapy.

What does floatation therapy do?

Based on reports from users and as well as clinical trials both official and unofficial the following ailments have found to be effectively treated by the use of floatation therapy or at least the impact of these ailments are significantly reduced. The ailments include:

  • Insomnia
  • Fatigue
  • Lack of concentration
  • Speedy recovery from injuries
  • Migraines
  • Skin problems
  • Arthritis
  • Spinal issues
  • Hormonal imbalances
  • Menstrual discomfort
  • Discomfort due to pregnancy
  • Chronic Pain
  • Mood swings
  • Stress
  • Anxiety

According to results (actual results) the impact that the above ailments have on individuals are significantly reduced enabling them to lead a more quality fused life.

Flotation therapy does indeed promote good health no matter how one looks at it. Thus far, there has not been a single negative report on the treatment except for those who are claustrophobic.

How much does a float pod cost?

A floatation tank / float pod could easily cost anywhere between 2,000 dollars for basic decent ones to about 15,000 dollars for high end spacious pods that come with a variety of added features.

The costs of the pods are also one of the reasons as to why the prices at float spas vary as owners try to recoup their initial investments as quickly as possible.

How effective is floatation therapy?

This is another subjective question that could only be answered via a qualitative perspective.

Floatation therapy’s impact on people vary depending on their personal mental and physical constructs as floatation therapy can indeed be extremely effective when the therapy is repeated and the subject keeps an open mind about it and goes all the way.

However, the therapy is less effective to those who cannot put their mind to rest during sessions.

Nevertheless, the therapy has in general a positive impact on the health of everybody who tries it for a second or third time and the effects of floatation therapy lasts long after the session is over sometimes stretching up to days.

How does floatation therapy work?

Floatation therapy works simply by providing the brain with a break from its routine trask of managing external stimuli which is constant and uses a tremendous amount of brain processing power.

When these external stimuli are removed from the equation of existence, the brain is left with a tremendous amount of unused brain processing power which the brain channels towards recalibrating all chemical and motor functions while simultaneously allowing the individual to go into ‘deep rest mode’ where the subconscious mind becomes more active than the conscious mind.

The subconscious mind is actually much more powerful than the conscious mind when it comes to managing our biological functions and flotation therapy allows the subconscious mind to take over and become dominant.

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