A relaxing massage while soaking in a hot tub can do wonders for your health. If the spa you have is from Hydropool, you’ll be able to experience more therapeutic benefits thanks to its powerful massage zones. Below, we’ll look at each zone and how massage zone therapy can provide total relaxation.
How Does Massage Zone Therapy Work?
Getting a massage is a great way to promote relaxation, soothe muscle pain, reduce stress, and even help treat certain medical conditions. When you get a massage in a hot tub, the heat and the buoyancy of the water can provide even better results. Of course, everyone has unique health needs and different reasons for wanting a massage, so Hydropool spas have been designed with Zone Therapy. This simply means that the massage jets are divided into four zones that provide targeted relief to different areas of the body.
To better understand how the massage zones work, let’s take a look at the key elements that maximize the massage capabilities of Hydropool hot tubs:
- Jet Types – There are two distinct types of massaging water jets that work together to create different wellness programs that are good for both the body and the mind. The first focuses on deep-tissue massage, while the second one is designed for a gentle massage that provides a calming effect.
- Jet Placement – Strategic placement and varying jet patterns allow each massage zone to focus on specific parts of the body at different intensity levels.
- Seating Design – The seats support and minimize physical strain as they reduce the effects of gravity. This means that the body is able to fully relax and benefit from the massage. To learn more about the different seating options available for hot tubs, you can also consult your local hot tub dealer.
The Four Massage Zones and Their Benefits
Zone 1: Core Zone
The first zone targets muscle groups on the shoulders, upper to mid-back, rib area, and solar plexus. Jets in the core zone focus on eliminating tension and soothing these muscles. When these muscles are tense or tight, headaches, backaches, and reduced mobility can be experienced. This zone provides relief for all of these issues while improving blood flow and circulation.
Zone 2: Lower Body Zone
Muscles in the lower back, thighs, and wrists are the focus of the lower body zone. This zone tackles knots and tightness in the most common areas where people experience muscular discomfort. It helps activate the leg and lumbar muscles by increasing blood flow, which can help relieve pressure and improve mobility. On top of that, the massaging action provided by the lower body zone helps get rid of toxin buildup.
Zone 3: Upper Body Zone
The upper body zone focuses on the upper back, neck, and shoulder. Specifically, it stimulates muscles starting at the base of the skull, running along the top of the shoulders and across the upper back. The benefits of relieving tension and fatigue in these areas include improved posture as well as relief from headaches and localized pain.
Zone 4: Reflexology Zone
Feet muscles are some of the most overworked muscles in the body, and they carry a large amount of tension. The continuous pressure on these areas can lead to chronic pain and even mobility issues. Jets in this zone are specifically designed to provide deep-tissue massage on the small venous areas in the arches of your feet. They also target the joints around the ankles. Stimulating certain pressure points in the feet can also help relieve tension in other parts of the body.
Hydropool hot tubs offer a unique combination of massage techniques and zone therapy that allows you to enjoy the benefits of hydrotherapy to the fullest. Each of the four massage zones provides targeted relief to different areas of the body, helping you feel relaxed and rejuvenated. So whether you want a deep-tissue massage or you just need to unwind, Hydropool hot tubs have the perfect wellness program for you.
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