Benefits of Earthing

Earthing, also known as grounding, involves direct physical contact with the Earth's surface, such as walking barefoot on grass, sand, or soil. This practice allows the body to absorb electrons from the Earth, which proponents believe can restore balance and promote health. Whether it's walking barefoot outdoors, swimming in natural bodies of water, or using specially designed grounding mats indoors, the goal is to reconnect with the Earth's natural energy for potential health benefits.Earthing is believed to help with pain through several mechanisms:

Reduction of Inflammation: One theory suggests that direct contact with the Earth's surface allows for the transfer of negatively charged electrons, which can neutralize positively charged free radicals in the body. This process may help reduce inflammation, which is often a source of pain.

Normalization of Cortisol Levels: Earthing has been associated with the normalization of cortisol levels, the primary stress hormone. High levels of cortisol can contribute to inflammation and exacerbate pain, so regulating these levels may help alleviate discomfort.

Improvement of Sleep: Earthing has been linked to improved sleep quality. Since adequate sleep is essential for pain management and overall health, better sleep patterns facilitated by grounding may indirectly reduce pain.

Balance of the Autonomic Nervous System: Earthing is thought to influence the autonomic nervous system, which controls involuntary bodily functions. By promoting balance within this system, grounding may help regulate pain perception and response.

Enhanced Blood Flow: Some research suggests that earthing can improve blood circulation. Better circulation may promote the delivery of oxygen and nutrients to tissues, aiding in the repair process and reducing pain.

 

Grounding techniques can be very helpful after Myofascial Release sessions. Happy Earthing