So many spa owners ask this question over and over… What is Hydrotherapy? You’ve bought a spa and everyone seems to be talking about the benefits of Hydrotherapy, without actually explaining what Hydrotherapy is.
Hydrotherapy is the use of water pressure in a spa as part of treatment for conditions and diseases within the human body. Hydrotherapy is a natural therapy that’s been used for thousands of years and continues to be an important treatment, especially with arthritis sufferers. By having warm water and massaging jets, spas are the perfect source of hydrotherapy and can promote some important health benefits. Here are 7 of them:
1. It’s Fantastic For Muscles.
The warm, swirling waters of the hot tub will help your muscles relax and even stimulate your body to relieve the pain you are dealing with due to injury.
2. It Increases Your Blood Circulation.
The warm waters in a typical spa hydrotherapy session will raise your body temperature, resulting in your blood vessels dilating thus improving your circulation.
3. It Can Improve Digestion.
The jets in the water can actually help get your digestive system moving the way it should be so your body can take in all the nutrients that you need to stay healthy.
4. Assists in Producing Endorphins.
The warm, swirling waters helps stimulate your body to produce endorphin’s. These are the body’s natural pain relievers meaning that even one spa session can help reduce any pain you are experiencing naturally.
5. Boosts Your Immune System.
During a typical hydrotherapy session, your body will be encouraged to increase the movement of lymph. This results in a boost to your immune system so you can more easily fight off infections and disease.
6. Helps Promote Better Sleep
The jets warm air flow can help stimulate your body’s systems to lower temperature, thus mimicking what happens when you sleep. This will help you sleep better later that night.
7. It’s Just Fun!
This one doesn’t need much explaining, whether it’s entertaining your family, having a play with the kids or a romantic evening for two, having a spa is just a really fun addition to any household.