Hydrotherapy treatments like, saunas, foot baths, steam baths and hot tubs utilize water to maintain, revitalize and restore health. It has been used for thousands of years, with Greek, Roman, Japanese, Turkish, and Nordic cultures benefitting from the therapeutic qualities of hot water centuries ago.
Hot tubs in Vancouver can help treat several ailments and diseases including neurological conditions. An article from the Bolton News tells us:
“The sensation of being immersed in water is perhaps an experience that most of us take for granted.
For people living with neurological conditions, that sensation through hydrotherapy can offer pain relief, physical rehabilitation and emotional respite.
There are about 50 neurological conditions which can include multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, epilepsy, motor neurone disease, spinal injuries and stroke.”
There are several ways a hot tub can improve a person’s health. One of these is by lowering blood pressure. After within just five minutes in a hot tub, blood pressure and pulse rates may begin to drop.
Hot tubs also improve heart circulation and health. Being immersed in water helps the circulatory system operate more efficiently. This helps people who experience decreased circulation because of diabetes and other ailments.
Immersing in hydrotherapy can also improve joint health by lessening inflammation and pain, and improving flexibility through an increase in blood flow. It has also been found to reduce the effect of the sympathetic nervous system which is related to harmful stress.
There are several other benefits a home spa can provide you, not only for your physical health but also for your mental and social wellness. To get your own hot tub in Vancouver, visit a hot providers like H2O Spas to learn more.
(Source: Hydrotherapy Sessions to Help People with Neurological Conditions, Charlotte Dobson, The Bolton News.co.uk, Published 6 December, 2013)