Fibromyalgia is a medical conditioned characterized by chronic pain throughout the body. While debates waver between if it is a disease or a physical response from other physiological symptoms such as depression and stress, doctors and diagnosed patients can agree that the condition is very real, and very painful. Here at ThermoSpas, we encounter many customers with fibromyalgia who wonder if a hot tub can help relieve their pain and symptoms. We are happy to say that yes it can.
A study was taken with 42 fibromyalgia patients with half receiving treatment from a hot tub while the other half did not. After three weeks of sessions, a total of 15 sessions, results showed that the patients using the hot tub resorted significantly less pain, even six months after the treatment had finished. Think how a patient could feel if they continued hot tub treatment everyday.
It’s simple to see that a hot tub could be a great relief strategy for fibromyalgia. The warm water and rushing jets are highly regarded as terrific stress relievers and muscle relaxers. If stress is one of the main causes of fibromyalgia, and the result is sore muscles, then a hot tub is a terrific solution.
Fibromyalgia can cause insomnia and emotional distress because of the harrowing pain. Hot tubs are a great solution to helping relax the mind and prepare it for a good night’s sleep. As well, hot tubs are very beneficial for relieving anxiety. The massaging jets and soothing rush of water is able to settle the worries of the mind and put a person’s body in a much more relaxed state.
For a person with fibromyalgia, a ThermoSpas Hot Tub can be an excellent choice as we are the only company to offer Total Control Therapy. This allows the hot tub user to control the pressure of the jets surrounding them at any given time. Use the simple Throttle Control Valve to adjust the intensity of the entire seating area from a mild tingling sensation to a full force powerful jet massage. This allows a hot tub to have the exact amount of pressure that a person is hoping for. While some days a patient may feel extremely sore and need a lighter massage and others a more powerful massage, the option is always available.
Along with Total Control Therapy, ThermoSpas offer our patented pillow jets which send a stream of warm water to a user’s back and neck. The result is a unique massage experience that sends relief to the neck and shoulders and down the back.
Warming the body to its core is a terrific way to relieve sore muscle pain and relax the body, mind, and spirit for an anxiety-free lifestyle. If you have any more questions on how ThermoSpas hot tubs can help relieve your fibromyalgia, arthritis, or just sore muscles, don’t hesitate to contact us today.
While hot tubs have a wide range of proven benefits for, we suggest consulting with your doctor or medical professional to determine if hydrotherapy is the right choice for you.