Joint pain, stiffness, and arthritis can significantly impact a person’s quality of life, making even the simplest of day to day tasks difficult and uncomfortable. While there are various treatments available to manage joint pain, one of the most effective and enjoyable ways is through hot tub hydrotherapy. 

relieve joint pain using hot tubs

Hydrotherapy focuses on using warm water and buoyancy to provide relief to sore and aching joints and even those that suffer from arthritis. The heat from the water helps to increase your circulation and blood flow, which in turn can help reduce the inflammation that causes pain in the joints. The buoyancy of the water helps to take the pressure off your stiff and uncomfortable joints and makes movement easier and less painful. The following are benefits to consider regarding hot tub hydrotherapy and arthritis symptoms:

Pain & Inflammation Reduction 

The warm moving water of a hot tub provides your body with increased blood flow and circulation. This in turn can help to relax your muscles and increase blood circulation, which reduces pain and stiffness in the joints and provides you soothing relief. Your body will be more flexible as your joints loosen and your blood flow increases. 

Also, hydrotherapy can trigger the release of endorphins, which are the body’s natural painkillers. Endorphins help to block pain signals to the brain, providing relief from inflammation and pain. Improved circulation brings fresh oxygen and nutrients to the inflamed areas in your body, helping to repair damaged tissues and reducing pain and inflammation overall.

Stress Reduction & Better Sleep

Chronic stress can make inflammation and pain a lot worse, as it affects both the body and the mind. Hot tub hydrotherapy provides a relaxing and peaceful environment for the user, which can help reduce overall stress and enhance overall well-being. This can help to improve the body’s ability to cope with inflammation and pain you might be experiencing. 

People with arthritis often struggle with getting a good night’s sleep due to pain and discomfort caused by inflammation. Hydrotherapy can help to relax the muscles and reduce pain by improving circulation and blood flow, making it easier to fall asleep and stay asleep. 

Personalized Treatment

Hydrotherapy is fully customizable to meet the individual’s needs of anyone. The water temperature can be adjusted to the desired level of warmth, and jets can be used to target specific areas of the body. Also specific exercises can be done in a hot tub to further increase flexibility and range of motion in the body. This means that those with arthritis can receive targeted relief to the affected areas, providing a more personalized treatment option. 

man swimming in spa for therapy

Hot Tubs in Redding

If you suffer from arthritis symptoms like painful and stiff joints, then you can benefit from hydrotherapy. Its physical and mental benefits can help to reduce pain and discomfort, decrease inflammation, increase flexibility, and promote overall well-being. 

Hydrotherapy provides numerous health benefits beyond just relieving arthritis symptoms, such as improved circulation, reduced stress, and better sleep.
If you’re ready to experience hydrotherapy for yourself, visit Rejuvenate Pools & Spas. We carry a wide variety of Sundance® Spas hot tubs sure to fit your unique needs and budget. Contact us today to learn more or to schedule a wet test!