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Benefits of Hydrotherapy

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Benefits of Hydrotherapy
Posted on September 26, 2014

Hydrotherapy, or therapeutic usage of water has been around as far back as written history.  Warm water became a resource for soothing and healing qualities. Today hot tubs and personal spas are the combination of hydrotherapy and science.

Everyone has different needs and uses for hot tubs.  All ages and all walks of life benefit from hydrotherapy.  From a simple goal to overcome aches, illness, and other ailments. With the healing powers of warm water combined with a JetPak massage for everyone, a Bullfrog Spa creates an ideal setting for optimizing the use of hydrotherapy.

Some credit  19th century monk named Father Sebastian Kneipp as the founder of modern hydrotherapy. Hydrotherapy is a recognized form of therapy by the  International SPA Association (ISPA). Physical therapists also use hydrotherapy.

Hot water can be used to relax and remove waste from body tissues. In general, maintaining health and relaxation are the primary purposes of hydrotherapy treatments. It can also be used to reduce pain. Some specific diseases and health issues that hydrotherapy is used to treat include:

  • arthritis and other musculoskeletal disorders
  • common colds
  • depression
  • headaches and other aches
  • joint and muscle pain
  • nerve problems
  • sleep disorders
  • stomach problems
  • stress

Today’s portable hot tubs are the perfect tools for hydrotherapy. Bullfrog Spas with the JetPak Therapy system provide personalized hydrotherapy care.  People around the globe with all degrees of aches and pains enjoy the benefits of hydrotherapy with their hot tubs.

It’s important to also remember to relax your mind and enjoy the mental wellness benefits of your hot tub.  To maximize your hydrotherapy mentally prepare for the hot tub by turning off your cell phone and any portable electronic devises.  Soothing music, aromatherapy and simply thinking positive thoughts can enhance your hydrotherapy experience.

Thinking positive and happy thoughts, counting backward from 100, listening to classical music or light jazz are all suggested additions to guarantee a total body experience with optimal hydrotherapy benefits.  You can find the benefits of hydrotherapy with a Bullfrog Spa.