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How owning a spa can positively impact your life

For thousands of years, people have been employing the therapeutic benefits of bathing in hot water. Not only does hot water wash away dirt and grime — it also puts the muscles and mind at ease, letting stress melt away.

Traditional bathing has evolved into modern hydrotherapy and hydromassage. These two practices utilise targeted water jets to loosen muscles, stimulate blood flow and create a feeling of wellness.

Oasis Spas knows just how beneficial owning a spa can be to your body, mind, and lifestyle. View our superior range of new spas, or get in touch with our friendly team.

1. Exercise and fitness

The heat and water movement from spas simulate some of the benefits of exercise. They are no means a substitute for regular exercise, but for people who are unable to move around as freely as they once did, they are a great proxy.

  1. When you enter the hot water, your heart works faster to disperse heat.
  2. The increased blood flow encourages the flow of oxygen.
  3. An increase in warmth dilates the cells, leading to less stress on the heart.

In medical studies, these benefits have been proven to reduce blood pressure for people of all ages, even lowering blood sugar in owners with Type 2 Diabetes.

If you’re looking for a larger spa that will give you the full benefits of a pool, including swimming for aerobic exercise, check out our fantastic collection of swim spas and plunge pools.

2. Sleep improvement

spa improves sleepA key part to getting a good night sleep is being at a comfortable temperature. Humans have natural thermal regulation, meaning that the body changes temperature throughout the day, especially at night.

A warm spa before bed effectively raises the temperature of the body. When you exit the spa, your body temperature falls rapidly, bringing you into the perfect temperate zone for restful sleep.

3. Chronic and arthritic pain

Weightlessness is a key treatment for chronic and arthritic pain. Spas provide this, and help to massage and relax joints and muscles. Spas perform a range of functions as soon as you slip beneath the surface.

  • Micro bubbles offer buoyancy to reduce pressure
  • Heat encourages blood circulation around the body
  • Powerful, but gentle, jets massage muscle tightness
  • The warmth combined with water movement reduces inflammation in joints

Combined with an effective physical therapy program, patients afflicted with chronic and arthritic pain can potentially find some relief from conditions which don’t have a current cure. These include ankle arthrosis, fibromyalgia, osteoarthritis, and cervical disc herniation.

Stress and anxiety

Frequent use of spas has proven to lower stress and anxiety, going beyond the simple act of sitting back and relaxing as the bubbles and heat help the stress melt away.

Spas help all muscles to relax, from the neck, all the way down to the feet and toes. Removing pressure and loosening all muscles,  in turn, decreases the chance of stress headaches and migraines.

Stress and anxiety is a leading cause of premature ageing. As an added benefit, the increased heat and blood flow provided by your spa will deliver more oxygen to your skin, giving it a youthful, radiant appearance.

Lifestyle benefits

spa partiesOwning a spa is the perfect way to spend quality time with your family and friends in the comfort of your own home. Your new spa is sure to become the focal point of many moments you will cherish forever, including:

  • Outdoor parties
  • Casual gatherings
  • Weekend relaxation time

Children will also fall in love with your new spa. It gives them a safe, contained, and special place to play and relax at their own leisure. Quality family time for children, adults, and friends is made in the spa.

Unlike a pool which takes up most of your yard, a spa gives you the benefits of having a resort lifestyle in your own home, with all the health benefits described above.

Choose Oasis Spas

At Oasis Spas, we’ve been recommending the right spa and plunge pool solutions for years and years. We’ve seen the benefits first hand, and know how to make sure that you choose the right model for your home and lifestyle.

If you are unsure of what spa will best benefit your body, mind, and lifestyle, get in touch with our friendly team. They have all the answers to any questions you might have, and will be happy to point you in the right direction.

Browse our superior range of spas or visit one of our showrooms for more information.

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