What are spa pools good for? (Considerations, benefits and more)

A spa pool is more than just home improvement and entertainment. They can also be a great investment in your health, well-being, and even your home's value. In this article, you’ll learn the benefits a spa pool can bring to you and your family.

What are spa pools good for hero

Adding a spa to a backyard can transform an empty space into something everyone can enjoy. While many consider spa pools to be a luxury purchase, you may be surprised to know that you can have affordable options. Spa pools can be a great investment to boost your physical and mental health.

If you’re considering buying a spa pool to create a slice of paradise and experience the potential health benefits it offers in your own home, this article is for you.

In this article, you’ll learn:

Disclaimer: This information is not intended to prescribe a particular diagnosis or course of action. We are not medical professionals. If you have any concerns about your current health or well-being, please contact your GP or other medical professionals for advice.

What are spa pools and hot tubs good for?

Apart from bringing the family closer, hot tubs and spa pools can help improve your health in many ways.

Many people have found that their health and well-being have been improved by regularly soaking in a hot tub. While only medical professionals can advise if hydrotherapy can be beneficial to your health, we’ve listed the potential health benefits of incorporating hydrotherapy into your daily routine.

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Does a spa pool help with anxiety and stress?

Are you having difficulty concentrating and getting tired easily? Do you experience unexplained pains such as headaches and muscle pains? You might be suffering from anxiety and stress. Our day-to-day responsibilities, such as work, house chores, and taking care of the kids can be a big source of stress.

Based on research, soaking in a hot tub for at least 15-20 minutes could allow you to feel rested and refreshed. The chromotherapy, water features, and hydrotherapy jets that come with quality spa pools can help you relax — reducing your anxiety and stress.

spa pool helps relieve anxiety and stress

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Can a spa pool help me sleep better?

According to the Parliament of Australia, four in every ten Australians are routinely experiencing inadequate sleep. Lack of sleep leads to different health conditions that can affect your productivity. Long-term sleep disorders may lead to more serious health problems. Studies show that a warm soak in a hot tub helps older adults relax and promotes deeper and more restful sleep.

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Are spa pools good for back pain?

According to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, 16% of the Australian population has back problems. Chronic or acute back pain can impact your productivity and overall quality of life. Based on studies, spa therapy has a positive effect on treating chronic low back pain. Hydrotherapy enables better blood circulation and may ease the stiffness and inflammation that can cause pain.

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Is soaking in a hot tub good for arthritis?

Immersion in hot water produces hydrostatic pressure, which can reduce joint inflammation. Because water is buoyant, it reduces the amount of weight and compression on joints, which often causes pain. The warm water also increases circulation and body temperature, encouraging better movement.

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Apart from the health benefits, spa pools have a lot to offer.

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Spend quality time with your loved ones

Hot tubs are designed to be shared with your family and friends. The warm water and relaxing ambience make it ideal for spending time with your significant other, unplugging your teens from their fancy gadgets, and having meaningful conversations with them.

Family bonding in a spa pool

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Take a dip no matter the weather

With spa pools, you can enjoy a warm and relaxing soak all year round. Spa pools are equipped with insulation, temperature control, and automatic purification systems, making them a great place to enjoy a fun and relaxing soak regardless of the weather.

They can fit perfectly in your backyard

Hot tubs are portable and do not require that much space, they come in different sizes and shapes to suit your space. Whether you have a big backyard or are short in space, there’s a perfect spa pool for you.

Possible increase in resale value

Since most people love the idea of having a place to relax and de-stress in the comfort of their own homes, spa pools can increase your home’s resale value should you want to sell it in the future especially, when they are surrounded by attractive landscaping, such as stone pathways, pergolas, and decks.

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There’s no doubt that spa pools offer great benefits. Whether you're looking to improve your lifestyle or considering reaping the possible health benefits they can provide, it’s important to understand that not everyone may find them beneficial.

You can read more about the pros and cons of owning a spa pool in our detailed article.

As always, please contact us if you have any questions or want to learn more about buying a spa pool. Our Spa World™ experts are here to help!

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