Hot tub hydrotherapy
Hot Tub Hydrotherapy
Hot tubbing is like taking a hot bath, relaxing in your favorite chair, and getting a massage—all at once! Hot tub hydrotherapy combines heat, buoyancy, and massage to help relax muscles, increase circulation, and help relieve pain and tension. Next time you get sore sitting at your desk, exercising, or carrying your kids around the house – know you can slip into a hot tub for some well-deserved relief.
A hot tub can be a great way to relieve back pain and reward yourself with a massage or some quality R&R time. Take a dip into the warm waters of a Freeflow Spa and allow the strategically placed jets which focus on back, legs, feet, and arm areas to loosen up your muscles and melt away your worries.
Hot Tub Hydrotherapy uses water to deliver temperature and pressure changes to the body and works great for anyone with tightness in their muscles or back pain, such as, athletes, elderly, and arthritis sufferers. Soaking in hot water for up to 20 minutes will cause organs of the endocrine system to become less active, and can decrease blood pressure. This results in a relaxed, less stressful state. A study conducted by Washington State University’s Bruce Becker, M.D., showed that soaking in a 102 degree F tub for 25 minutes produced relaxation and an accompanying decrease in anxiety.
Hot Tub Hydrotherapy also:
- Provides temporary relief of minor aches and pains
- Helps reduce levels of stress and anxiety
- Relaxation provides a feeling of well-being
- Temporarily increases circulation where massaged
- Helps relieve muscle soreness, stiffness, and tension