Health Benifits of Using a Hot Tub

A Hot Tub or Spa offers a number of health benefits.

A Hot Tub is more than a luxurious accessory for your home. According to the medical website, sitting in a Hot Tub for a period of time has a number of benefits, both physical and mental. In fact, Hot Tubs can be used to help people with osteoporosis, as the buoyancy obtained in a Hot Tub, along with light exercise performed underwater, can increase mobility and strength. Make certain to follow all cautions, as high water temperatures can pose health risks for certain individuals.

Reduce Stress
A Hot Tub can be a good place in which to relax with family and friends. You can spend time together sipping a drink or simply having a chat. The bubbling of the Hot Tub is particularly soothing and will help you relax not only mentally but also physically. You can use your time in a Hot Tub to get a reflexology massage by placing your feet directly in front of the water jets. Your feet contain thousands of nerve endings, and their stimulation can improve your overall well-being and mood.

Ease Muscle Pain
A Hot Tub can be an effective way to treat sore muscles and joints. The water jets inside the tub allow for a high-pressure hydro massage that you direct to specific parts of your body simply by moving around and adjusting your body to receive the full force of the water. When running at full intensity, the jets can provide something akin to a deep-tissue massage, soothing aches and pains. Sitting in a Hot Tub can help heal sports injuries, as the heat can soothe muscle spasms and speed up recovery time.

Improve Circulation
The hot water and bubbling of a Hot Tub will cause body temperature to rise, which in turn will dilate blood vessels. This improves circulation, especially to the extremities and can help people with arthritis have better movement and less pain in their joints. A soak in a Hot Tub can leave you feeling invigorated and improve the health of your lungs and heart, according to

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Foot Massage on a Hot Tub