Health & Wellness

Sunlighten Celebrates National Physical Therapy Month

National Physical Therapy Month (NPTM) is held each October and seeks to recognize the impact physical therapists have on people’s lives. Sunlighten salutes all of the physical therapists across the county who work tirelessly to help enhance their clients’ quality of life through mobility. We are pleased to work with a large group of physical therapists who combine physical therapy with infrared sauna use.

Research shows that pairing exercise and infrared sauna experience leads to greatly improved and increased joint mobility. Michele Olson, Ph.D., F.A.C.S.M., C.S.C.S., recently led a study looking at the effect of a full-spectrum infrared sauna on flexibility. The More >

Celebrate Men’s Health with Sauna Stress Relief

Father’s Day is a great reminder to take some time out to pamper the men in our lives. And with men’s health issues becoming a growing concern in the U.S., it’s even more important for men to set aside time to exercise, eat right and manage their stress. Because men tend to internalize their stressors, stress and stress-related illness is of great concern, according to the WebMD article, Admit It Men, You’re Stressed. Webmd.com’s Stress Management Health Center goes on to explain that “Ongoing, chronic stress…can cause or exacerbate many serious health problems,” ranging from depression to sexual dysfunction to high blood More >