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Health Benefits of Hot Tubs

By HHI Staff

Hot tubs have become popular. Is there a health basis for this trend? Yes, there is. Health-related aspects include:

 

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  • Joint Relief: People who suffer from knee or joint pain, after consulting their doctor, may want to try hot tub therapy. The warmth or heat of the water along with a massaging effect of the jets may relieve pain. For those with arthritis, the same advice applies.
  • Back or Spine Troubles: After consulting their doctor, back-trouble sufferers may want to try spa therapy. A warm oil massage followed by a hot tub session can relieve pain in the back or spine.
  • Insomnia: Hot tub spa treatments are a natural way to relax before going to bed.
  • Toning and Weight Control: Doing gentle exercises in your spa is a low-stress way to work your muscles with less risk of strain, and, along with sound dietary planning, may help with weight control. Also, the warmth, buoyancy and current or pressure created by the hot tub and spa, work on the body as massagers, promoting better circulation.

 

 

 

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Health Benefits of Hot Tubs:  Created on March 31st, 2014.  Last Modified on April 1st, 2014

 

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