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Using Your Hot Tub to Treat Arthritis

When you think of arthritis, what comes to mind? Is it perhaps an older adult that you know personally, who is plagued by swollen and stiff joints? While it’s a common misconception that only senior citizens may suffer from arthritis, the fact is, this physical condition can affect people of all ages. If you or someone you care about has arthritis, you’ll probably know firsthand how painful this condition can be. For a dependable way to help relieve the symptoms of arthritis for yourself or someone you love, look no further than your hot tub.

How Your Hot Tub Can Help You

Arthritis can affect everyday life for a person who has been diagnosed. Even the simplest of things can turn into difficult and painful tasks. While many of us take it for granted to be able to bend over and tie our shoes or even enjoy a leisurely stroll around the block, for people with arthritis, these tasks can be uncomfortable, difficult and even painful. For those with this inflammatory joint disorder, it can be easy to get overwhelmed when facing these terrible symptoms.

Fortunately, regular use of your hot tub helps to reduce and alleviate these symptoms. By the aid of a treatment known as hydrotherapy, the soothing warm water and pulsating jets of your hot tub directly target and address these common and painful symptoms that are associated with arthritis.

Hydrotherapy has been around for a long time – and for good reason. It’s been long demonstrated that warm water can help treat a myriad of conditions, and its application in arthritis is well-documented. For instance, the warm water of your hot tub can improve your circulation. Immersing yourself in your hot tub can also ease stiffness and swelling. As an even further benefit of your hot tub is the relief of pressure on tender joints. The experience of buoyancy and weightlessness in your hot tub allows you to gently soak the pain out of your aching body, resulting in lasting and proven relief from your arthritis.

Arthritis and Jacuzzi® Hot Tubs

What if we told you that arthritis was the main motivator behind the creation of the hot tub industry? The Jacuzzi family pioneered the hot tub industry with help from their invention, the first submersible pump, which original intended use was for the agricultural industry. This pump was created in 1925, but was later used for a purpose that none of them could have ever imagined.

When the family discovered that a young member of the family, Ken Jacuzzi, was stricken with rheumatoid arthritis, the family designed an aerating pump that could be submerged into the water in a bathtub to provide pain-relieving hydrotherapy treatments. This pump was known as none other than the J-300™ and could be used to transform any bath into a relaxing and rejuvenating hydro-therapeutic spa.

From there, the creation of innovative jets, the modern-day hot tub and the Jacuzzi Brand was formed. Now, you can find many hot tubs from a range of different brands installed in homes and backyards all around the world.

Hot Tubs in Scottsdale

Did you realize that something as simple as taking a dip in your hot tub could help with arthritis, or was this brand-new information to you? For more helpful advice on how your hot tub can help improve your quality of life, please check out our blog!

If you’re interested in visiting our well-stocked showroom to see our hot tubs for sale, why not come visit us here at Imagine Backyard Living in Scottsdale? We are proud to carry a wide selection of the best hot tubs, from leading brands like Sundance® Spas and Jacuzzi® Hot Tubs, allowing you to choose the best one for your needs. Our friendly sales team looks forward to meeting you, answering any questions you may have about hot tubs and hydrotherapy, and showing you our amazing hot tubs and spas!

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