Provide Soothing Pain Relief for Aching, Overworked Muscles
Hot tubs provide a great place to relax and unwind at the end of a long day. The warm spring sunshine has melted the winter snow away, and now we are all eager to get out in the beautiful sunshine and start doing yard work around the house. But all of that activity, bending and squatting to plant, mow, mulch and paint can leave you with tired, aching muscles if you are not careful.
Having a HotSpring spa in your backyard is good for your health in many ways, but the hydrotherapy provides perfect pain relief for over exertion whether from working in the yard, or over-doing it on the tennis court or baseball field.
If you are someone who suffers from chronic achy shoulders, neck, knee or hip joint pain, a hot tub is a wonderful, drug-free way to relieve the pain and stiffness while also allowing you to relax and unwind after a busy day.
The beauty and magic of a HotSpring spa when it comes to soothing aching joints is the combination of the hot water and the massaging jets helps sore muscles to heal.
If you happen to have a touch of arthritis pain, a hot tub can ease that pain, gradually increase range of motion, and help promote the healing of the damaged tissue while also relieving the friction between joints caused by inflammation. A HotSpring spa provides soothing comfort from the warm water and the buoyancy of being in the large hot tub to help you to completely relax and soak up the healing benefits of hydrotherapy.
Those with arthritis or recovering from an injury might want to try water exercise. Because your body weight is supported in the water, it takes the pressure off of your joints making exercise in the water safer and non-impact.
Working your muscles while submerged in warm water raises your body temperature and increases your blood circulation. The jets gently massage your muscles while you are working out while the water provides a bit of resistance making your workout comfortable yet more efficient.
A recent study by the Arthritis Foundation revealed that of the people who tried water exercise, most of them experienced reduced pain and fatigue and felt an increase in range of motion. Because there are many different kinds of arthritis, you should always consult with your physician before trying hydrotherapy in a hot tub. The high temperature of the water could have a negative effect on other conditions.
Don’t over-do it when it comes to doing strenuous yard work, or playing sports with the kids this summer. Take your time and pace yourself. Do a few warm-up stretches before you start working or playing and be mindful of the way you pick objects up from the ground and how you bend and twist.
Even if you have not over-worked yourself, relaxing in a HotSpring Spa at the end of a day of work can feel so blissfully relaxing. It’s good to know that while you are relaxing both body and mind the hot water and massaging jets in your hot tub are promoting health and healing in your body.