Modern hydro-massage history started around the 1960's. More equipment and advanced hydro-massage tools appear more and more every year. This is making it much easier to be available to most people who can enjoy the benefits in the comfort of their own homes.
Hydro-massage therapy can help alleviate muscle and soft tissue injuries caused by low back pain, arthritis, chronic and acute pain, neck injuries, TMJ, sports injuries, pregnancy discomforts, Crohn's Disease, insomnia, spondolylosis, multiple sclerosis, lupus, fibromyalgia, tendonitis and stress management and many more diseases and ailments.
During a hydro-massage you will remain fully clothed and dry. A water-proof sheet conforms to you. This allows a full surface massage on three sides of your body. No oils or lotions are used so there is no need to shower afterwards. You also control the pressure, pulse rate and travel speed of the water and it's usually 36 jets for your own personal comfort of a full body massage or a localized massage.
In about 10-15 minutes you can enjoy the benefits of a relaxing massage, without the hassle of expense, inconvenience and time. You will feel reinvigorated, refreshed and relaxed. It perfect for you if you have a busy schedule.
Stress is definitely a major factor you should consider when you evaluate an ailment/injury. Hydro-massage therapy is excellent especially with stress management techniques. It can untie physical knots, clear your head and release stress and tension that is most caused by the day to day things in your hectic, harried life.
The benefits are so numerous with hydro-massage. It creates awareness of the body, reduces your anxiety levels, gives you a sense of well-being, improves your ability to monitor stress signals, gives you a feeling of peace of mind, it also helps to alleviate discomfort caused by pregnancy, provides you with a relaxed state of mental alertness, helps treat athletic or job related injuries, tension related headaches and post-operative rehabilitation.
A little history on hydro-massage begins with a man named Tobias Smollet. He wrote an essay on the water cure, which remarked that the pumped water was good for "hysterical disorders, obstruction of the menses and all cases which it was necessary to make a revulsion from the head and to invite the juices downward".
Hydro-massage fashion in Britain, Europe and the United States lasted more than half a Century. Mostly because people enjoyed the luxury, comforts and lack of any medical discomfort associated with the hydro-massage. They were endeared to it.
Today the hydro-massage is still widely popular and used for the ailments and conditions listed and much, much more. It is one of the most requested and popular forms of massage. The relaxation you feel from it and the health benefits, to say the least, are more than worth it.