It is a common disease, although it is painful. Luckily for those who suffer from it, spending time in their hot tub causes temporary but intense relief from arthritis pain in the joints. A controlled study that examined the effects of spa treatment in patients with severe osteoarthritis indicated that there was a significant reduction in pain after just two weeks of treatment. Likewise, a study in patients with rheumatoid arthritis showed that hydrotherapy reduced pain, tension and tenderness in the joints.
While medical decisions should be made after a consultation, for people with arthritis, a hot tub can be a great enjoyable method to temporarily reduce pain and improve quality of life.
RELIEVE THE SYMPTOMS OF FIBROMYALGIA
While it can help those with arthritis, it can also relieve some symptoms of fibromyalgia. This disorder causes chronic pain and fatigue throughout the body, often resulting in disturbed sleep and a limited ability to concentrate.
Studies on the effects of hydrotherapy using hot tubs have been performed in patients with fibromyalgia, where great benefits have been shown. After these treatments, patients clearly improved their physical functionality, sleep quality and ability to perform daily activities and work, as well as reduced pain intensity, fatigue, stiffness, anxiety and depression.
Of course, these studies are of limited scope, so to control fibromyalgia symptoms with hot tub use it is advisable to consult a qualified medical professional first.
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