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flotation therapy


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A form of stress therapy that is becoming increasingly popular among athletes. The subject floats in a tank filled with warm, saline solution and experiences reduced sensory input due to the quiet environment. Physiological changes (reduced heart rate, blood pressure, muscle tension, and depression) associated with flotation help athletes recover from demanding training sessions.

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