The Health Benefits of Spa Pools

The Health Benefits of Spa Pools

Are Spa Pools Good for Your Health?


Hot spa pools are good for your health as they can help you relax and de-stress. They are also a great way to get rid of muscle tension, aches, and pains. Although you most probably don’t need an invitation to get into a relaxing whirlpool of water, enjoying a soak in a pool and experiencing several health benefits do give you more reason to get one for your own home.

These units are often used for hydrotherapy, which is the use of water in a pool or bath to maintain physical health. Hydrotherapy can be used to treat various ailments, such as arthritis, chronic pain, depression, etc. Let’s run you through some of the health benefits associated with our units below to help you decide whether to buy one for your home.


Improves Cardiovascular Health

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According to a study published in the BMJ Journals (Heart), taking a warm bath daily can assist in reducing the risk of heart disease. The study also showed that the risk of cardiovascular disease reduces by as much as 35% in hot water. Now, considering that you can heat the water in your whirlpool, you have more reason to soak in one of our units daily to keep your heart healthy and pumping more blood through your body for improved oxygen.


Accordingly, a regular soak in a hot tub improves hemodynamic functioning, which means the heart gets exercise without the risk and pressure associated with high blood pressure.


Spa Pools to Aid in Lowering Blood Pressure


Not only can a hot tub soak contribute to reduced heart disease risks but spending time in the whirlpool with jetted water massaging your body can also lower your blood pressure. According to a study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal, the hot tub effect helps to increase blood flow and reduce hypertension.


Read more about The Many Advantages of Portable Spa Pools here.


Spa Pools Boost Relaxation


Medical experts cite stress as a major cause of disease. However, modern lifestyles with hectic schedules don’t make it easy to de-stress. The good news is that moving around and spending time in water can alleviate some of the stress. Feeling refreshed, you can refocus your energy and improve your concentration, sleep better and enhance your enjoyment of life.


These are only three of the many health benefits associated with hydrotherapy, hot tubs and relaxing in spa pools. If you want to experience relaxation and rejuvenation in your own home, you can now do so with one of the elegant units available from Summer Place. View our extensive range and visit one of our showrooms or reach out to request a quote for your ideal tub or pool.

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