Dr. Nesochi talks about float therapy on SHAPE.

How Float Therapy Can Benefit Your Mind and Body

by Zara Hanawalt


In addition to effectively reducing stress, float therapy “may be a good option for those grappling with symptoms of anxiety [and/or] depression and other ongoing mental health struggles,” notes Nesochi Okeke-Igbokwe, M.D., New York City-based internal medicine physician and health expert.


“It would not be a good option for someone who is claustrophobic and might panic in enclosed spaces,” says Dr. Okeke-Igbokwe.


“One limitation is that treatment may be expensive and not covered by medical insurance, [so] some patients may opt-out of moving forward,” says Dr. Okeke-Igbokwe.


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