Hydrotherapy or aqua therapy is a complementary therapy that uses water for many health purposes. Depending on the industry and use, some therapists may refer to have treatments like hydropathy or aquatic therapy. There are many uses of different types of hydrotherapy which include treating painful joints with water workouts. It also helps to ease muscle stress with cold or hot baths or showers. People should always consult their doctor or therapist about this treatment before adding it to their list.
What is hydrotherapy
Similar to spa therapy
Spa therapy depends on the theory that the mineral content in the spa water has unique health properties. In many countries, hydrotherapy is often done in spa water. Although some researchers say that it may make a difference, while other studies say that hydrotherapy has remarkable advantages regardless of the water used.
Benefits of hydrotherapy
Types of hydrotherapy
Hydrotherapy has a lot of uses as a complementary therapy to standard therapy. Different types of hydrotherapy such as sauna, foot baths and aquarobics help ease stress and allow the person to relax or get rid of painful chronic symptoms. It is essential to work and consult with your doctor to determine the most suitable and comfortable practices for you as an individual in each case.