Immersion in warm water has many benefits. It relieves pain, increases mobility, reduces the symptoms of skin conditions and improves psychological wellbeing.
In patients affected by dementia it reduces agitation. It also helps the skin to absorb the soothing substances applied after bathing.
Thermal stimulation generates vasodilation, improves blood flow and reduces blood pressure. This is why short term thermal stress soothes pain.
Applying heath to generate hyperthermia can have an immunosuppressive and anti inflammatory effect and following the immersion in warm water it is easier to carry our operations like skin and nails softening in the feet for the treatment of the lower limbs.
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