Inversion Therapy: Beyond the Back Benefits of Inversion Tables
Inversion therapy has been found to relieve back pain and the need for back surgery in patients who have sciatica, degenerative disc disease, or another type of acute back pain. But there are other potential benefits for inverting.
How Inverted Do I Need to be to Gain Benefits?
You may believe that inverting oneself completely upside down is required. And while that is certainly an option, inversion therapy can be beneficial at levels as small as 15 degrees. The secret to achieving success is to be lower than your heart. The increase in blood flow to the head is due to this incline.
Potential Cognitive and Brain Benefits of Inversion Therapy
A well-nourished brain is required for cognitive ability, productivity, memory, and other brain functions. The brain is highly dependent on pause and balance. Inversion treatment may help deliver beneficial nutrients as well as eliminate poisons.
Inversion increases blood flow to the brain, which is beneficial since it motivates the removal of toxins while also increasing oxygen and nutrient supply. This surge to the brain may improve:
- Cognitive Thinking
According to Dr. Robert Martin, a chiropractor, and medical doctor, the brain works 14% more efficiently when on an inclined plane.
Mood and Stress Benefits of Inversion Tables
The increased oxygen and nutrients to the brain bring with them a boost in neurotransmitters and hormones, including serotonin and endorphins. This could improve your mood and even reduce symptoms of depression.
Inversion therapy has a unique stress-relieving ability, and It’s enjoyable! Inversion, like playing on the playground as a youngster, reply the feeling of youth.
Health and Beauty Benefits of Inversion Tables
Dress for success. Dress for the job you want. Appearance matters. It’s not pointless to look your best. It’s been scientifically proved many times that you are more successful, efficient, and productive when you are confident. That also includes your appearance.
Inversion therapy might help your skin look healthier and younger. The increase in nutrients and oxygen via extra blood flow to the face flushes out pollutants and provides a more youthful complexion, with plump, firm skin when inverted.
Inversion may also help to improve your posture. You could feel increased in size, carrying yourself straighter and even taller by relieving the pressure of gravity on your spine. (A cervical traction unit may also help with height.) Given the option of a slouched posture or walking with grace and poise comparable to Audrey Hepburn or Grace Kelly, which would you select?
As we get older, time and gravity drag down our spines. The average person shrinks between .5 and 2 inches. Spinal fluid and cushioned discs between the vertebrae can wear down, causing height to be lost. These factors also cause hunching.
Inversion may relieve and reduce the compression of the spine. Stretching and relaxing the spine may help you retain some of your height and decrease the chance of hunching.
Inversion Therapy Methods
There are a few ways to accomplish inversion therapy. The inverted posture is obtained through helping headstands and other yoga postures. The usage of an Inversion Table is another option that may be completed more simply. BIPRI‘s Inversion Table is an excellent example of an inversion table; it allows you to invert to your degree of comfort quickly.
BIPRI is dedicated to providing tools, supplements, and education to assist you in being your cognitive best. Visit your doctor to see if inversion therapy can help you.