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The Top 5 Places to Heal Your Body in West LA

If you're missing out on life because of a nagging injury or chronic pain, you're in luck if you live near West L.A.

Based on personal recommendations from the Muscle Activation LA community, here are the 5 best places my clients and I can vouch for to bounce back stronger and faster from injuries and pain.

Read on to get the insider details!


1. SaunaBar

It's no secret that infrared saunas have been taking the holistic health industry by storm - with good reason! The benefits of infrared sauna therapy are well-documented and scientifically proven to be beneficial for people recovering from orthopedic injuries. Infrared sauna therapy benefits include accelerated muscle tissue recovery, accelerated protein synthesis for muscle growth and reduced inflammation.

Some benefits of infrared sauna therapy include:

  • Accelerated Wound healing

  • Boosted Immune Function

  • Increased Circulation and Oxygen Flow

  • Relief from sore muscles and joints

  • Whole Body Detoxification

Why our clients love SaunaBar:

Conveniently located in Brentwood Gardens on San Vincente Blvd, the individual SaunaPods at SaunaBar offer a full spectrum of infrared lights (near, mid and far-infrared all included). This means you can get all the benefits of infrared light therapy in one visit.

Address: 11677 San Vicente Blvd,Los Angeles, CA 90049


Photo Credit: SaunaBar


2. Pause Float Studio

Flotation therapy is an excellent choice for people recovering from injuries who want to combine the serotonin-releasing effects of deep relaxation with the musculoskeletal benefits of total body sensory deprivation. The high concentration of Epsom salt also provides an instant boost of magnesium (an essential mineral your body needs) to sore and inflamed joints and muscles, which can be beneficial in reducing inflammation and regulating nerve function.

Some benefits of flotation therapy include:

  • Reduced lactic levels in muscles

  • Increased ATP production

  • Regulation of stress hormones

  • Whole body detoxification

  • Improved sleep and concentration quality

Why our clients love Pause Float Studio:

Pause Float Studio offers a highly customizable float experience with individual float pods in private rooms, designed for the ultimate private getaway experience. Clients have a variety of versatile options to choose from to fully customize the experience: music on or off, dim light or complete darkness, and the tank door a little open or completely closed.

Address: 13353 W Washington Blvd, Venice CA 90066


Photo Credit: Pause Float Studio


3. Infuse Wellness

To truly heal and reverse orthopedic injuries, patients must not only be diligent about doing the proper rehabilitative exercises, but also fueling their bodies with the right vitamins and minerals essential for recovery. Weak and damaged connective tissue require extra vitamins and minerals to heal properly, and the concentrated doses that vitamin drips offer are an absolutely supreme way of delivering the building blocks your body needs to recover faster.

Some benefits of vitamin IVs include:

  • Boosted energy and concentration

  • Accelerated recovery from orthopedic injuries

  • Increased immune function

  • Replenishes nutrient deficiencies

  • Anti-aging support

Why our clients love Infuse Wellness:

No prescription necessary! Infuse Wellness clinic is run efficiently as a walk-in, walk-out clinic with prices that allow clients to get IVs regularly depending on their needs and conditions. Especially for those recovering from injuries, my clients have seen amazing relief from increased mental clarity and better sleep to a lower inflammatory response during workouts.

Address: 3306 Pico Blvd Santa Monica, CA 90405


Photo Credit: Infuse Wellness


4. Coast Cryo

Cryotherapy has become a staple of major pro athlete's recovery regimen - for a good reason. Various medical literature shows that by exposing the body to freezing cold temperatures for short bursts of time, cryotherapy can be used to quickly alleviate the inflammatory symptoms associated with acute and chronic injuries (all in just a few minutes). This means less downtime and more time spent living life.

Some benefits of cryotherapy include:

  • Increased blood circulation

  • Accelerated tissue oxygenation

  • Decreased inflammation in muscles and joints

  • Boosted energy, alertness and strength

  • Reduces arthritic pain

Why our clients love Coast Cryo:

Conveniently open 7 days a week, clients can go in for their immediate cool relief whenever nagging inflammation or injury symptoms start flaring up. Clients have noted that the cryotherapy experience is more of a "spa" experience, with immaculately kept facilities and a super easy booking system.

Address: 3007 Washington Blvd #100, Venice, CA 90292


Photo Credit: Coast Cryo


5. O2 Under Pressure

It is a well-established fact in the medical industry that your body cannot heal without an adequate supply of oxygen. By flooding the body with controlled, medical doses of oxygen and pressure, hyperbaric oxygen therapy can play a critical role in assisting wound healing, nerve regeneration, and inflammation control. Clinical studies have even shown applications for brain function restoration after traumatic brain injuries!

Some benefits of hyperbaric oxygen therapy include:

  • Improved energy and circulation

  • Enhanced detoxification

  • Accelerated recovery and performance

  • Optimized cardiovascular function

  • Deep cellular healing

Why our clients love O2 Under Pressure:

Conveniently open Monday - Saturdays, the staff at O2 Under Pressure are known for going above and beyond to make sure their all their clients are receiving a first class healing experience. All you have to do is lie back, relax, and let the oxygen heal your body like magic.

Address: 12114 Venice Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90066


Photo Credit: O2 UP


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