Coma Suspension

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Coma Suspension
Coma Suspension

A coma suspension is a horizontal suspension where the hooks are pierced through the front of the body, so the person floats on their back, as if in an isolation tank. Not only is this style one of the more painful suspensions, it can be mentally difficult due to the fact that the individual can easily see the hooks and the skin stretching upward.

The name is derived from the movie "Coma," where the figures seem suspended in a similar fashion ("the poster image is still stuck in my head from when I was a kid"Allen Falkner). In rare cases, the head may be hooked as well, but it is usually strapped or simply left to support itself.

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