Pain

How Sunlighten Saunas Help Calm Nerve Pain Flare-Ups and other Neuropathy Pain Disorders

I have suffered from chronic pain since 1997 as a result of a skiing injury. My life changed on my last run when I rescued a child from hitting trees. I went through multiple surgeries and no one realized why I continued to be in pain. Ten years later, I visited a doctor at the University of Kansas Hospital where I was diagnosed with RSD/CRPS. Living Through Pain My life was what you would consider “normal”. I was a young adult living in California with two jobs, two dream jobs. I worked as a ski and snowboard instructor during winter …

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Why You Need a Muscle Recovery Plan: Tips from the Experts

One of the biggest trends in fitness is not the workout itself, but the muscle recovery afterward.  Ahead of the trend is New York City’s first recovery studio.  RēCOVER opened its doors in March 2018 and quickly captured the attention of The NY Times, Wall Street Journal, Fast Company, The Today Show, and many, many more. When you are first to market and boast that you are “the world’s first fully comprehensive recovery studio”, people start to listen. The first thing we want to make clear is that “fully comprehensive” doesn’t mean simply having more “stuff” than our predecessors. The …

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8 Deep Stretches for Your Sunlighten Sauna Session

I am often late to hot yoga. My particular yoga studio is militant about not allowing late-comers to enter the yoga room. Instead of leaving with my tail between my legs, I have elected to utilize the infrared saunas they have onsite. I have incorporated basic stretches during my sauna session to make up for the missed class. Over time I have developed a series of sauna stretches that can be executed effectively in the confines of a tiny box. Stretching, in conjunction with infrared heat, holds tremendous benefits. Improvements in flexibility are greater because we can work with elongating …

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Sunlighten Spotlight: ReCover NYC

The biggest trend in fitness this year is not the workout itself, but the recovery afterwards.  Ahead of the trend is ReCover studio in midtown Manhattan, the city’s first studio dedicated to recovery. ReCover NYC provides science-backed modalities that not only recover from neuromuscular imbalances, but systemic imbalances as well. Systemic imbalances interferes with cognitive functions, stress management and detoxification. At ReCover, they focus on the “Who, When and Why”. They ask the question, “Why are you here? What are you looking for?” With this information, they create a plan independent of what your life demands are and help you create …

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Upcoming TV Show on Fibromyalgia

Dr. Oz mentioned last week, on his Facebook page, that he was planning an upcoming show on fibromyalgia. And his Facebook wall exploded with “likes” and comments from thousands who suffer from this debilitating condition. They are all eagerly anticipating Dr. Oz’s fibromyalgia show, seeking new information that might alleviate some of their daily symptoms. This is a situation we know all too well here at Sunlighten. Every day, we speak with customers who suffer from fibromyalgia (and other conditions that cause chronic pain). Many, many of them end up using our infrared saunas to seek relief from their fibro …

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Fibromyalgia Relief with Infrared Sauna

Fibromyalgia sufferers deal with agonizing chronic aches, pains and stiffness. Insomnia, fatigue, headaches and emotional problems are all part and parcel of this condition as well. The search from relief from pain is constant. The pain of fibromyalgia generally occurs in the neck, back, shoulders and hands and sometimes even in the hips, knees and ribs. A diagnosis of fibromyalgia requires a patient to have experienced widespread pain for a minimum of three months in 11 of 18 tender muscle sites. It is estimated that fibromyalgia affects as many as 6 million Americans with most sufferers being women. There is …

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The Healing Powers of Infrared Saunas

We receive thank you notes and testimonials from many different customers each month, each with their own success story. For some, their Sunlighten infrared sauna is part of their workout regimen – a great way to relax muscles that have been worked to the max. For others, the sauna is a terrific means to relieving daily stress. For many, though, the infrared sauna is purchased and used for very specific healing reasons. And, in that regard, few things compare to an infrared sauna.   Effortless Detoxification Just like light from the sun, infrared waves in a Sunlighten sauna penetrate up …

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Dr. David Williams: Vibrate Away Joint Pain

Dr. David Williams writes America’s longest-running newsletter devoted to alternative medicine. We here at Sunlighten really pay attention to what Dr. Williams has to say about natural therapies and health and wellness. He recently wrote about vibration therapy and its effect of joint pain. We’re pleased to share his article here: On a couple of occasions, I’ve reported on the Russians’ study of mechanical vibration to treat a variety of musculoskeletal problems. Their early experiments were performed on military personnel and Olympic athletes. Most of the research has been conducted using a mechanical vibrating plate upon which an individual stands. …

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