Hot Tub Health Benefits & Hydrotherapy
Updated: Jan 4
Everybody is talking about Hot Tubs and the health benefits of having one, but how many people actually know how good a Hot Tub is for the body? In this guide, the experts at Aqua Warehouse explain Hot Tub hydrotherapy and how it can benefit you.
What is Hot Tub Hydrotherapy
Hydrotherapy involves the use of water for soothing and aching body or speeding the recovery of other muscular ailments. Combining water with air and heat to promote well-being in the form of hydrotherapy has been used for various health issues such as muscular conditions and rheumatic diseases.
There are different ways in which you can use a hot tub to aid injury recovery and improve health and well-being, some of which we explain below.
What Are The Benefits of Hydrotherapy
All our hot tubs give you the benefits of hydrotherapy from the comfort of your own home. Using a hot tub at home will help you to see the following healing benefits:
REDUCTION OF MUSCLE TENSION Remember floating around in a pool as a child? That feeling of weightlessness relieves tension within your limbs and the supporting muscles. Sitting in your hot tub, feeling weightless releases endorphins which act as a natural pain reliever to reduce muscle soreness.
REHABILITATE MUSCLES Raising the body's temperature, increasing blood flow and improving circulation are all the things your hot tub will do to help heal injured tissues and rehabilitate damaged muscles and joints.
A BOOST TO THE IMMUNE SYSTEM You may have heard of lymph (a fluid of the immune system that collects and gets rid of unwanted materials from the body), your hot tubs hydrotherapy will stimulate white blood cells to carry any lymph efficiently through the body and strengthen your immune system. See a difference in the way you fight colds and other illnesses.
DETOXIFY Turn the temperature up to 40°C and sweat it all out. The body eliminates toxins and impurities by flushing them out through the skin, the perfect hangover cure.
DE-STRESS Stress is a common cause of high blood pressure in the busy world of today so slow down the body’s reaction to anxiety and release natural endorphins to fight that stress off.
Maintain Your Spa With Hot Tub Accessories
Along with looking after your body it is vitally important that you take the correct precautions to maintain your hot tub water. Aqua Spa Supplies has a wide range of hot tub chemicals available online. If you’re looking for more information about water care for hot tubs, check out our online guide now.