Hydrotherapy: an alternative form of medicine
Hydrotherapy, is a part of alternative medicine, which involves the use of water for pain relief and treatment. The term encompasses a broad range of approaches and therapeutic methods that take advantage of the physical properties of water, such as temperature and pressure, for therapeutic purposes, to stimulate blood circulation and treat the symptoms of certain diseases. Bath temperatures typically ranged from 92°F to 97°F, so as not to cause injury to the patients.
Water therapy may be restricted to use in Physiotherapy, and as a cleansing agent. However, it is also used as a medium for delivery of heat and cold to the body, which has long been the basis for its application. Hydrotherapy involves a range of methods and techniques.
Various therapies used in the present- day hydrotherapy employ water jets, underwater massage and mineral baths. Hydrotherapy which involves submerging all or part of the body in water.
The Hydro Machine has pre installed Jets. These Jets shoots water on the body in periodicals (specified time periods). The water affects precisely on the chakras of the body. Eventually cleansing and opening the desired chakras.
In addition to the Hydrotherapy, Sea Salts are also used. Sea salts and Epsom salts, or magnesium sulfate, both commonly used in the beauty industry, contain minerals that can help to enhance the skin. The magnesium in Epsom salts can reduce inflammation, while sulfates flush out toxins. These salts helps in exfoliation, invigorates and cleanses and regenerates the skin.
Hence, it is usually recommended to have a Hydrotherapy along with the Bath Salts for the numerous benefits it does on the overall body.
by Meghna MukherjeeFor The Times Of India