What is Far Infrared Ray Therapy (FIR)?
The health benefits of radiant heat have been harnessed by humans for thousands of years. From simple sun exposure to palm healing, Reiki, sweat lodges and saunas, we’ve been using heat to gently heal or sweat out our infirmities since long before we understood the virtues of invisible infrared rays.
Thanks to modern technology, we’re now able to channel and amplify the natural healing properties of infrared rays (like the ones from the sun) to target diseases and stimulate self-healing in our bodies and our minds.
Far Infrared Ray Therapy (FIR) gently expands capillaries that carry blood — and, therefore, oxygen — throughout the body. It also interacts with our cellular fluid to improve the function of all the major organs of the body. The gentle heat of FIR penetrates beneath the skin (up to four centimeters), causing molecular vibrations that have been shown to increase blood flow, mitochondrial respiration and oxygen consumption; boost immunity and metabolism; and reduce stiffness, aches and soreness. FIR helps foster the optimal self-healing environment.
At the Brentwood Wellness Center, we use state-of-the-art dome saunas to deliver far-infrared rays directly to the body to help accelerate the body’s own detoxification and healing processes. Unlike traditional saunas, which require more time and higher temperatures to achieve similar results, FIR saunas emit infrared energy at lower temperatures, allowing you to comfortably extend your time in the sauna and achieve maximum benefits.
Beneficial in Cases of:
- Hormonal Imbalances
- Muscle + Joint Health
- Cardiovascular Disturbances
- Mood Disorders
- Chronic Fatigue
- Rheumatoid Arthritis
- High Blood Pressure
- Congestive Heart Failure
- The effects of aging
- Weight Loss & Weight Management