Recovering from Long Haul Covid with a Hot Tub
Covid affects many people differently, and unfortunately some people end up with long haul symptoms. While scientists are still trying to understand the issues around this, a hot tub can help you if you have joint pain from long haul Covid.
Let’s look at ideas for recovering from long haul Covid with a hot tub.
What is Long Haul Covid?
Long haul Covid is a post-Covid condition. It can include a wide range of new, returning, or ongoing health problems. These can happen weeks or months after the first symptoms of Covid appear. What’s even more unique is the symptoms vary from person to person.
Covid affects everyone so differently. While some people have very mild symptoms that last for a short period of time, some of those same people may experience symptoms for months. In our research we found that long haul Covid is a common issue, and many Covid survivors of both mild, moderate, and severe disease can still have at least one symptom after 12 weeks.
Some of these symptoms include loss of taste and smell, joint pain, muscle pain, fatigue, depression, brain fog, and other worsened symptoms.
Hot Tubs Offer Some Relief
As doctors work to find solutions to all of these symptoms, we know that a hot tub can provide some relief from the joint pain and muscle pain. A hot tub can help patients reduce stress, relax, enjoy a hydrotherapy massage, all while improving their quality of life.People have used hot tubs for centuries for stress, pain, better sleep, and so much more. Hot tub hydrotherapy can help with both joint pain and inflammation caused by Covid.
For those who have joint pain from long haul Covid, they find everything hurts. When you have joint pain, it can not only affect you physically but mentally. It can be hard to continue walking through each day.
If you or someone you know suffers from joint pain caused by Covid, a hot tub can help. We know that warm water therapy helps people with arthritis, so it stands to reason it can help people with long haul Covid joint pain.
You know that heat relieves pain. You also know that the massaging jets in a hot tub can also relieve aches and pain. Add warm water and massage, and that’s a recipe for making long haul Covid patients feel better.
A hot tub soak also improves circulation, and that helps reduce joint inflammation. Bodies can move better and be more flexible after a hot tub soak.
A hot tub is the recipe for what ails you. Hot tub therapy can help with joint pain, stiffness, and even muscle pain.
It’s important to stay active and flexible even if you don’t feel like it. The hot tub is the perfect place to do that. The buoyancy of the water along with the heat and massage can really get your body moving and feeling better.
If you or someone you know is a long haul Covid sufferer, please come see us today to talk more about how a hot tub might help you feel better everyday.