Hot Tub Health Benefits
THE POWER OF HYDROTHERAPY
The health benefits
How Hot Tub Therapy Works
Did you know that relaxing in a hot tub regularly can help to improve your health? You can experience a range of health benefits through a water-based therapeutic technique known as hydrotherapy.
Hydrotherapy is a water-based therapeutic technique that is used by spa owners and health care professionals all around the world. The healing properties of hot tub water work together to offer a variety of health benefits and improvements to those who soak in the spa regularly. The combination of heat, buoyancy and massage help to relax the body, reduce built-up muscle tension and ease sore joints, while improving circulation.
The health benefits
Who Can Benefit from Hydrotherapy?
While hydrotherapy is commonly used for the luxurious and relaxing experience that it creates, it can also lead to healing and relief for many who have certain health conditions. In fact, many hot tub owners purchase their hot tub with symptom management and whole-body relaxation in mind.
Sit back, relax and let your hot tub do all the work. Those with the following may benefit from hydrotherapy, under direction from a physician:
- Back pain
Improving Your Health with Spa Hydrotherapy
You might be surprised at just how much hydrotherapy can change your life. If you suffer from one of the following health conditions, soaking in a hot tub may provide you with some relief or improvement. Before treating any condition with a hot tub, we always recommend that you first consult a physician to ensure your best health.
Disclaimer: Consult a physician to ensure your best health before using a hot tub to improve or treat an existing health condition or injury.
The buoyancy of the water lifts up to 90% of your body weight, creating a feeling of weightlessness. The warm water further helps your body to relax, both physically and emotionally. Enjoy an improved mood, less stress and more with regular relaxation!
Soaking in warm water raises your internal temperature, acting as an artificial fever. This process tricks your body into thinking that it needs to create antibodies to fight off an infection or virus, in turn strengthening your immune system.
Did you know that spending time inside of a hot tub can promote healing? In fact, hydrotherapy is often used for athletes and those recovering from surgery or injury, as it creates a weightless and soothing environment, perfect for low-impact activity.
Stress can manifest in both a physical and emotional way through feeling overwhelmed, exhaustion or overexerting your body. Soaking in a hot tub can help you to relax and let go of built-up tension, leading to the gradual release of your stress.
Tense muscles can result in feelings of physical discomfort. The temperature of the water can help your body to relax, which is the first step when it comes to reducing muscle tension. From there, the jets will massage some of the most stress-prone areas of your body.
Whether arthritis or fibromyalgia, painful joints can affect your quality of life. The buoyancy of the water can help lift weight from your body, allowing your joints to finally relax and move freely without added pressure. This comfortable environment is great for low-impact exercise and stretches.
Calm your mind, relax your body simultaneously and prepare your body for sleep. Combined with reduced tension and soothed joint pain, spending time in your hot tub can even make it easier for you to get comfortable and fall asleep once you hit the sheets.
By spending time soaking in the hot tub regularly, you can clear your mind and allow yourself to relax. This relaxation can help you feel better both physically and emotionally. Carve some time out for yourself to soak in the peace and quiet of your hot tub installation.
How Aromatherapy Can Help
Certain scents can:
How a Hot Tub Can Aid in Fitness and Recovery
Hydrotherapy can also be of use to those who are recovering following a physical injury. The heat inside your spa can help to boost your circulation, helping to improve the natural production of positive endorphins. This process can ease feelings of both pain and anxiety, all while helping blood and oxygen reach the affected area. The buoyancy and heat of the water can also help to provide a much more comfortable environment to relax in, helping improve balance, flexibility and overall mobility.
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