Hot Tub Wellness, Ease Your Pain and Ailments
Hydrotherapy and hydro massage can be used to relieve the symptoms of a multitude of conditions including , Arthritis, Sleeplessness, Fibromyalgia, lower-back pain and post-exercise soreness.
Stress can originate from any number of life’s facets, including money, work, family, and health. And according to a report by the Mayo Clinic, the long-term activation of the stress-response system can disrupt almost all of your body’s natural processes and put you at increased risk for numerous health problems. But just 10 minutes in a hot tub each day can dissolve stress and relieve headaches by increasing blood flow and soothing muscles. (The Mayo Clinic)
Arthritis is a condition that stiffens joints and causes pain for roughly 350 million people on the planet. Heated hydrotherapy & Hydro massage, however, such as is offered in a hot tub, has been proven to reduce pain levels in those with arthritis by opening blood vessels, increasing range of movement, and promoting muscle growth. (Arthritis Research UK)
If you suffer from bouts of sleeplessness, some time in a hot tub can send you to dreamland in no time at all. According to the Better Sleep Council, immersing your body in warm water helps create healthy sleep habits by relieving tension and stimulating circulation. Plus, when your body is cooling down after a hot tub session, your brain receives subconscious messages suggesting that you sleep. (The Better Sleep Council)
Fibromyalgia is a condition that affects the entire body in myriad ways. The disorder is often associated with sweeping musculoskeletal discomfort, but can also negatively impact the mood, energy level, and sleep habits of those coping with it. Warm water is effective in treating fibromyalgia, due to its ability to foster relaxation and mitigate muscle tension. (The Mayo Clinic)
In a 2012 survey conducted by the American Physical Therapy Association, nearly two out of every three Americans admitted to dealing with discomfort in their lower backs at one point or another. With so many individuals afflicted by this pain, it’s no wonder that hydrotherapy offers more potential benefits for those with lower-back pain, in comparison to land-based forms of exercise. (Journal of Musculoskeletal Research)
Spending time in the gym can work wonders for your body, but sore muscles the day following an intense session can make movement difficult. Hydrotherapy is recommended for every athlete based on its ability to increase blood flow, improve sensory impulses, and relax stiff joints. (American Orthopedic Society of Sports Medicine)