Therapeutic Options of Walk-in Tubs
Feb 16, 2016
Not only are walk-in tubs versatile in treating diseases, and ailments of old age, but they make access easy for anyone because of their personalized, easily accessible designs.
The people who need assistance while bathing include seniors, disabled persons, and patients. Disabled persons with cerebral palsy, spina bifida, muscular dystrophy and other immobility-related disabilities can benefit from a walk-in tub if what they want is to bathe on their own without the help of a guardian. Patients exhibiting lower back pain, fibrosis, rheumatism, bronchitis, diabetes, poor circulation, and arthritis will see an improvement in their health and overall quality of life. A quick rundown on the classes of people that need walk-in tubs can be found here.
Walk-in bathtubs make for a relaxing and meditative escape for bathers that need to ease their anxiety and/or insomnia while utilizing its therapeutic features to cater to their needs, with each feature treating a different set of ailments and diseases. Click here to learn more.
All standard models of low-threshold bathtubs are essentially accessible soakers. The water buoyancy in a filled tub relieves the body of sore muscles - at least temporarily - because it decreases the force gravity has on the body by 90%. This gives the muscles a chance to relax and repair while allowing the bather to make body movements they otherwise couldn't have achieved.
Learn about the therapeutic benefits of soaking here.
Hydrotherapy is an optional feature for any model from a reputable company on the market. Whether you want both the air and water systems of hydrotherapy - sometimes called dual hydrotherapy - or just one, the choice is yours.
Hydrotherapy is the main reason for the walk-in tub’s popularity among seniors thanks to its healing benefits. It uses either or all three of the features that follow: