April 17, 2014

Benefits of a Spa

Warm Water Therapy (Hydrotherapy) in hot tub spas consists of three main healing ingredients; 1)Heat 2) Buoyancy, and 3) Massage .

Together they create an experience that is both relaxing and healthy. Hydrotherapy on a regular basis provides health benefits that go far beyond just relaxation and pleasure. Whether you are experiencing joint or muscle pain, having trouble sleeping, or are just plain stressed out, spending time in hot tub spas can provide therapeutic benefits for most everyone.

Spa Lighting LED multicolored lighting is much more than just energy-efficient, it’s an integral part of your spa experience. Lighting sets the mood from peaceful and calming (low intensity blue/green) to sensual and romantic (moderate intensity red or amber) to a party atmosphere (bright alternating colors) all the while making your spa fun and safe to enjoy after dark.

Aromatherapy Fragrances have been used to centuries to both relax and heighten the senses. We also know that your sense of smell can trigger memories, influence moods, and sharpen the mind. Explore your personal aromatherapy experience. Renew your spirit and soothe your soul. Choose from our luxurious fragrances from inSPAration®.

Water Features Water effects are more than just for fun, they add another important dimension to your spa experience. We all enjoy listening to the gentile sounds of a babbling brook or waves lapping up on the beach at sunset. Lay back and allow these features to bathe your senses in restful recuperative comfort… now that’s relaxation!

Stress, Headaches and Sleep Warm water massage stimulates our body to release endorphins that reduce stress naturally. In addition to stress reduction, hot tub hydrotherapy jets also dilate blood vessels to help prevent headaches. When it comes to falling asleep faster and getting a good night’s sleep, the National Sleep Foundation clearly stated, “Soaking in hot water, such as a hot tub or bath, before retiring to bed can ease the transition into a deeper sleep.”

Sore Muscles The Hydrotherapy use of hot tub spas by athletes has skyrocketed.  Tennis Magazine said it best: “Your skin and muscles loosen and relax from the increased blood circulation” adding that if muscles are injured: “A soak in a hot tub or whirlpool increases blood flow to the injured area, bringing nutrients to help repair the damage.”

Arthritis The Arthritis Foundation concluded that warm water Hydrotherapy can help those with arthritis.“Hydrotherapy is one method of using water to help treat arthritis. The soothing warmth and buoyancy of the water makes it a safe, ideal environment for relieving arthritis pain. Using a spa adds another component to the therapy – massage.”

Diabetes Hot tub hydrotherapy can also help control diabetes. A Colorado study of diabetes patients who soaked in a spa 30 minutes a day, 6 days a week found the average blood sugar level of the group dropped 13%. It concluded that the use of hot tub spas lowers blood pressure and blood sugar level.

Other Medical Conditions The muscle relaxing and joint loosening benefits of hot tubs help those with depression, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Fibromyalgia, Tendonitis, Scoliosis and Bursitis. Hot tubs have even been known to provide significant help for those afflicted with Multiple Sclerosis and Cerebral Palsy.

Emotional Satisfaction Be it enjoying your spa with friends and family, quietly pondering the stars, or simply catching snowflakes on your tongue, the time spent in your spa is quality time indeed. Take time to enjoy life – you’re worth it.

Summary: Hydrotherapy studies have shown that the health benefits of immersion in warm water with massage jet action include the relaxation of muscles, lowering of blood pressure, loosening of arthritis joints, as well as help with the control of blood sugar and body weight. The Pool Doctor, LLC recommends that you consult your Physician for specific guidance as to the proper use of a hot tub spa.

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