The Physioacoustic method and chair were developed in Finland in the late 1980’s to treat handicapped and brain injured children, however anecdotal information soon emerged suggesting other possible uses in treating muscle tension, pain sensation, high blood pressure and other clinical conditions.
These days the Next Wave Physioacoustic therapy has applications in numerous of therapeutic settings for:
• Chronic diseases:
In neuromuscular disorders, multiple sclerosis and Parkinson disease Physioacoustic improves blood circulation, stimulate the immune system and strengthens the muscles. In addition, reduces tremors, freezes and improves speech in Parkinson’s.
In osteoarthritis can greatly reduce pain and improve mobility. In fibromyalgia it will give relief of pain, increases mobility and overall energy.
• Sports Medicine:
To prevent injuries, for warming up, cooling down and for faster rehabilitation after injury.
After an operation Physioacoustic reduced the risk of inflammation, pain is reduced and the circulation will be stimulated. The risk of complications during surgery is smaller and the recovery period is shorter when it is applied before surgery.
• Physical disabilities:
Physioacoustic has spasmolytic and muscle relaxing effects, improved circulation (as ‘jogging’ for those who cannot move). Also spasm will be reduced.
Many people believe that relaxation can be achieved by watching TV, reading a book, listening to music, etc. but this is not the case. These sorts of activities are merely distractions, and although useful will not provide real states of relaxation – the type that trigger beneficial biochemical and physiological changes. Ideal relaxation states affect the alpha type brain wave patterns, lowers the heart rate, blood pressure and muscle tension, etc. This is the sort of relaxation Physioacoustic therapy provides.
• Occupational health care
To prevent disability and burnout. To increase rehabilitation form RSI , burnout and neck, shoulder and back pain. In addition, it provides improvement in labor productivity and increase of concentration in complex environments.
• (Top ) sports
To promote recovery after injury , but mainly to prevent injuries. In addition, as a treatment for better concentration, promote the blood circulation which reduces muscle acidification.
• Spa & Wellness centers and hotels
Nowadays more and more people search for a healthy and relaxing way to escape or get away from the hectic pace of everyday life. More and more entrepreneurs jump in on this question. The offer is often the same. To differentiate you from your competitors, the Physioacoustic products provide your customers a unique way of soothing relaxation. The satisfaction of your customers will increase.
• Private home use
For relaxation or reduction of (muscle) tension, to promote blood and lymph circulation and to reduce chronic pain.