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Fibromyalgia Floatation Project

Oakland Floats, NorCal’s largest floatation tank center, is proud to be a part of the Fibromyalgia Floatation Project.  If you suffer from fibromyalgia and would like to participate in a study that includes 4 free floats and 6 floats at 50% off, go to the following link —  If you would like to join the study, give us a call at (510) 423-8772 or send an email to

The first study completed by the FFP was presented at the Float Summit 2012 in Gothenburg Sweden. The results of that study provided compelling evidence that flotation can greatly improve the lives of people with fibromyalgia by significantly decreasing their pain, muscle tension, anxiety and stress. It also significantly increased freedom of movement, energy, mood and quality of sleep. Most of these improvements showed longer-term relief as the participants floated repeatedly. This initial study had participants float once a week for three weeks but case studies suggested that extended use of flotation can reduce fibromyalgia symptoms to near zero. It was decided to explore the longer-term possibilities by creating a longer study.

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