The massaging action of a spa will accelerate the healing process of aches and pains. Warm, swirling water reduces stress and allows you to rest, giving you a better night’s sleep by refreshing your body and mind to tackle the next day. Sufferers from arthritis with painful or inflamed joints will find that hydrotherapy will help relax the muscles and allow a greater range of motion in the joints.
Pain relief: Endorphins are natural painkillers for the body. Warm water stimulates their release. When the body is in warm water, blood vessels near the skin relax.
- Sound Sleep: Warm swirling water reduces stress and allows you to rest and get a better sleep. Sleep deepens as body temperature drops. Experts recommend that people who suffer from sleeplessness soak in a spa at 26°C – 40°C (100° to 104°F) for 15 minutes before bedtime.
- Post-hospital operation therapy: Following hospital operations rehabilitation programmes may include hydrotherapy to help patients recover faster.
- Open Up the Sinuses: When feeling a little congested, the steam rising off the hot water can help to open up nasal passages. Inhaling warm, moist air has long been a home remedy for upper respiratory problems.
- Beating Backaches: Adjustable jets that move up and down the spine soothe inflamed tissue and relieve the pain.
- Recover from joint injuries: The warm, swirling waters can speed recovery from minor injuries, and it can often be incorporated into a rehabilitation program after a more severe mishap.
- Relief for Headaches: Many people find that soaking in a hot tub relieves headache pain, especially pain from tension headaches. As the body relaxes, so do the muscles in the head.
Arthritis: Painful or inflamed joints can cause muscles to tense in an effort to protect them. Warm water and hydrotherapy help relax the muscles and help relax the muscles and allow a greater range of motion in the joints. Pain is often reduced, even after leaving the spa.
- Easing Fibromyalgia: Immersion in water promotes relaxation, reduces muscle fatigue and lessens pain perception
- Critical disease treatment: Hot tubs are used at many cancer treatment centres to help patients deal with the emotional burden of their disease.