Hydrotherapy in Jacuzzi / Spa
Hydrotherapy is a therapy that is carried out in water. Hydrotherapy uses a number of factors: The weightlessness of the human body in water, the warmth of the water and massage.
Water is extremely suitable for patients with rheumatic complaints, neurological disorders, muscle diseases and patients who are bound to a wheelchair. All these factors come together in a spa whirlpool.
The hydromassage jets in a spa whirlpool (often referred to as a jacuzzi among the general public) provide a pleasant and deeply penetrating massage with a beneficial effect on a psychological and physical level as a result.
History of hydrotherapy
Hydrotherapy is an age-old way to relieve complaints. Hydrotherapy was already used in the ancient civilizations of the Greeks, Romans and Egyptians. It was well known that the hot water baths could have a positive effect on health.
The first man to make his profession of hydrotherapy was Vincent Priessnitz. He started on a professional basis in 1829, and became famous for it. He got clients from all kinds of countries, a very creditable achievement at the time.