At Body Balance Massage and Float, the primary goal of many of our float therapy treatments is to help you achieve rest and relaxation. Float therapy tanks are easily accessible but also fully private, allowing you to enjoy a peaceful float that both relaxes you and brings numerous overall health benefits.
In order for our patients to have the most comfort in a given float session we provide certain items so that you don’t have to think about it and can simply relax and get the most out of their session. Let’s look at a few things that are provided so that you can know what to expect when you come for your float.
Perhaps the most common item used during the float therapy session is a pair of provided earplugs. The basic desire and benefits here are pretty straightforward: Drowning out sound can be extremely relaxing for many people, helping them achieve the kind of peacefulness they’re going for during one of these sessions.
If you utilize the provided silicon ear plugs that can be shaped for each use – a common choice for such situations due to their simultaneous ability to keep water out of your ear – take a bit of care. If you take these earplugs out, for instance, know that they might not fit precisely the same when you put them back in. For the best results, place them in before stepping into the water, and don’t take them off until the session is finishes.
Music and Sound
For others, choosing their own specific music or sound to play is extremely beneficial. You can even plug your own music into the float pool speakers which you can easily hear over the earplugs, getting the best of both worlds. It’s not a problem if you don’t have your own music, we can simply add the clinics relaxing music to your session if you choose.
You don’t even have to choose music – many people go for a soothing voice or some other kind of custom rest program available on a variety of apps. There are numerous such programs available depending on your desires.
While our float therapy pools will support your entire body without any discomfort, some people enjoy the addition of a neck pillow for their head and neck. It takes pressure off and allows full neck relaxation, especially for those still adjusting to the flotation properties of the salt water. You can use a neck pillow for all or only some of your float session depending on how you feel in a given moment.
Finally, while you should inquire about any rarer items before bringing them along, we generally encourage patients to bring any other personal items they feel will benefit them for a float session. Some people bring a small pool noodle, for instance, for use between the legs or under the chin. For anyone with longer hair, on the other hand, a hair tie is a common item that you will find in our post float prep room.
For more on comfort and convenience items to complement your float therapy session, or to learn about any of our massage therapy or other services, speak to the staff at Body Balance Massage and Float today.