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October 22, 2017

Differences Between Photobiomodulation and Sauna Therapy

by Wendy Myers

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What we now call a sauna originated in Finland hundreds of years ago, and to this day, remains a strong feature of the Finnish culture. In fact, almost every home in Finland includes a built-in sauna. They are found everywhere from country cottages to city apartments; even the President has a sauna!

The oldest saunas contained a fireplace with large stones and were typically dug into the slope of a hill along with the home. When water was splashed onto these heated stones, the resulting steam warmed the room’s occupants so sufficiently that all clothing could be removed – even in the dead of winter! Read More…

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