Did you know that there is scientific evidence which prove many health benefits of hydrotherapy and whirlpool baths? The use of water for various treatments which is known as hydrotherapy has probably been around as long as mankind has. Did you know that conventional medicine is actually the leading cause of death today? Today more and more people are turning against taking pills and adding to the profits of the large pharmaceutical companies. Natural remedies are abundant and quite frankly just, if not more effective for curing common ailments.
What is a whirlpool Bath?
A whirlpool bathtub contains a swirling body of water. It has water jets like a jacuzzi that project water in a flowing, circular motion. All of the baths we manufacture which you can see on the pages of this website come as a standard soaker but also as a whirlpool.
How do they work?
When you are in water you experience a feeling of weightlessness. The water acts against the forces of gravity. This combined with the movement of water around your body is very much like having a massage as the water kneads the body. Known as the ‘hydrostatic effect’, it can be extremely effective because it stimulates our touch receptors, increases circulation and relieves tight and tense muscles.
What conditions can be helped by water therapy?
If you suffer with chronic pain from conditions such as fibromyalgia, CRPS or musculokelatal conditions which are disorders that affect the muscles, tendons, ligament, nerves discs etc, then hydrotherapy can help.
Neurological disorders are diseases of the brain, spine and the nerves that connect them. There are hundreds of conditions, most commonly known are Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s disase, brain tumors, epilegys and stroke.
Cardiovascular conditions are conditions that affect the heart and blood vessels. Heart failure, coronary artery disease, angina, atheroma, hypotension and rheumatic fever are just a few.
Hydrotherapy with a number of neurological and orthopaedic conditions. Conditions include Rett syndrome, cerebral palsy and spina bifida.
Hydrotherapy is also beneficial for people following any kind of surgery. But it is also beneficial to the more common ailments which include acne, arthritis, anxiety, stress and depression, common colds and headaches, stomach issues, joint and muscle problems, and sleep disorders. There aren’t many diseases or conditions water therapy doesn’t help.
Hydrotherapy might be classed as an alternative type of therapy but it’s also an ancient treatment. Sometimes ancient or alternative treatments are the best. Today in the West we are very quick to pop pills to fix things, but according to stats prescription drugs or conventional medicine is actually the leading cause of death today. That is frightening when you think about it.
Today with the availability of hydrotherapy in the home such as the whirlpool baths we have here, it makes perfect sense to use the healing properties of water to improve our lives.
Contact us today and let us help you benefit from hydrotherapy with a whirlpool hydrotherapy bath. To see all our baths take a look at this page..