HEALTH BENEFITS

The therapeutic benefits that spa users enjoy are vast. From physical to emotional stress relief, alleviating muscle pain to relief for arthritis, a hot tub can bring your health into focus. We have gathered the following information for educational purposes. While we suggest that you speak to a medical professional before beginning any new health regimen, a hot tub may be just what the doctor ordered!

Arthritis

The Arthritis Foundation states:

  • The soothing warmth and buoyancy of warm water makes it a safe, ideal environment for relieving arthritis pain and stiffness.
  • Immersing in warm water raises your body temperature, causing your blood vessels to dilate and increases circulation.
  • Water exercise is a gentle way to exercise joints and muscles.
  • Water supports joints to encourage free movement, and may also act as resistance to help build muscle strength.
  • Using a spa adds a component to the therapy – massage. Jet nozzles release warm water and air, massaging your body and helping you relax tight muscles.

Diabetes

Benefits of a hot tub:

  • Reduces blood sugar levels.
  • Buoyancy of the water helps patients who are unable to exercise on dry land due to physical reasons.
  • Raises the body’s temperature and causes blood vessels to dilate, resulting in increased circulation and blood flow.

Stress

How a hot tub can help alleviate stress:

  • Helps bring you to a more relaxed state.
  • The heart works harder in conjunction with the heat and circulation is improved.
  • The warmth of the water and the pulsating jets provide a wonderful massage experience, relieving tension and relaxing tense and bunched muscles.
  • A hot tub can help lower high blood pressure due to stress.
  • The use of aroma therapy in your spa water can further increase your relaxation experience.

Insomnia

Insomnia and hot tub therapy:

  • A hot tub helps to relieve stress and anxiety, thus making it easier to fall asleep, and induces a more restful sleep.
  • Using aroma therapy in a spa may also heighten the stress relief and relaxation benefits.
  • Hot water therapy induces the body’s natural sleep mechanics.

Pain

Pain management benefits:

  • The warmth of the water and the pulsating jets provide a wonderful massage experience, relieving tension and relaxing tense and bunched muscles.
  • Soaking in the soothing warm water can help relieve tense sore muscles, headaches and chronic pain by improving circulation.
  • Water exercise can be a great benefit for people who find weight bearing exercise difficult or painful on dry land.

Weight

Soaking in a hot tub:

  • Stimulates circulation.
  • Raises the heart rate, while lowering blood pressure, simulating mild exercise.
  • Can be a great benefit for people who find weight bearing exercise difficult or painful on dry land.

Blood Pressure

Hot tub therapy and blood pressure:

  • Helps bring you to a more relaxed state.
  • The heart works harder and in conjunction with the heat, improves circulation.
  • A Marquis spa can help lower blood pressure.

Healing

Soaking in a hot tub:

  • Raises the body’s temperature and causes blood vessels to dilate, resulting in increased circulation and blood flow.
  • Massages and provides relief for muscle spasms. improves joint flexibility.
  • Helps decrease inflammation to damaged nerves and muscles.