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Mar 05

The Benefits of Hydrotherapy Massage – Relieve Stress with Hydrotherapy Baths

For the longest time people have used water for all sorts of different purposes, including to improve their health. Indeed, hot water has long been used as a way to relax and improve one’s health. Nowadays, we are more aware than ever of the myriad of health benefits hot water can have, hence the proliferation of hydrotherapy baths manufactured and used today. So what exactly are the benefits of hydrotherapy baths?

Reduce Stress
Hydrotherapy baths are thought to help reduce stress and pressure in the body and mind as well as release built up tension. Muscles relax as the blood flow improves which leads to a more relaxed body and mind overall. And with the massage effect from the whirlpool jets, problems such as back soreness, headaches and arthritis are reduced and sound sleep is promoted.

Raise Temperature
Bathing in hot water raises your body temperature and when your body temperature rises your blood vessels dilate which in turn improves blood circulation. Improved circulation is beneficial in many ways, not the least of which is improvement in brain function and the ability to cope with stress more readily. In addition, your skin will take on a healthy glow and your body will feel warm to the touch.

Increased Heart Rate
Your energy levels can sometimes be low which can happen to the best of us from time to time. But for those of us who suffer from low blood pressure, the feeling of having a lack of energy is experienced more often. By taking a hydrotherapy bath you will increase your blood pressure and your heart rate and in turn increase your energy. You have to admit this is a fantastic health benefit, especially because there are no drugs or medicine involved!

Reduce Injury
Athletes know that without adequate warm ups there is an increased risk of injury to their muscles. It makes sense then that more and more athletes are using hydrotherapy baths to loosen their muscles prior to and after their workouts or competitions. Minor aches can be relieved and new injuries prevented, however, it’s important to note that not every ache or injury can be alleviated from hydrotherapy alone.

As you can see, hydrotherapy baths have a lot of benefits that can help you live a more healthy, pain free and stress free life. And with more people becoming aware of these benefits the more demand there is for in-home hydrotherapy baths. With that demand has seen a great number of manufacturers offering a wide variety of whirlpool baths and the like suited to virtually any sized bathroom and style of decor. Not only is there a wide variety of hydrotherapy tubs to choose from, many of them are very budget friendly too. So now it’s easier than ever before to relax, release tension and muscle fatigue and rejuvenate right within your very own home without breaking the bank.

Written by Tauseef Hussain, who writes for QS Supplies, the on-line store for designer shower baths. You can interact with Tauseef on twitter @usef4u, and follow qssupplies on twitter @qssupplies

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