Back Pain

Reduce tension and effectively ease back pain.

Water therapy for back pain

Back pain is a common problem. In fact, some medical experts predict that 8 out of 10 people will suffer from back pain at some point in their lives, and lower back pain is the world’s leading cause of disability. People seek relief from doctors, chiropractors, and even alternative medicine therapies like acupressure or water therapy for back pain every day.

Common causes of back pain: Back pain can result from a variety of things including: physical activity, injuries and accidents, spine-related problems, disc problems, spasms, being overweight, wearing high heels, smoking, and even stress. However, it is possible to find relief from pain if you’re willing to seek help, make some changes in your life, and try new treatments and therapies to find the ideal way to relieve your pain.

In addition to office visits with your doctor, chiropractor, or physical therapist, it is important  reduce overall stress, and try alternative means of pain relief like water therapy for back pain. Two primary types of water therapy (or hydrotherapy) for back pain that can be used to help you find relief include intensive massage and soft massage.


Revitalizing back massage

Health benefit:

  • Thorough loosening and activation of the back and neck

  • Drives away tiredness

  • Dispenses new energy

Time of day: Ideal in the morning for starting the day feeling positive, rested and invigorated.

Application: Set the intensity of the massage flow to light to moderate. The temperature should feel pleasantly warm to hot. Avoid the maximum settings in this application. Enjoy the revitalising effect of the neck and back massage for the next 4 to 5 minutes. Take up a restful position and become aware of how your body and mind summon up new energy.


Relaxing back massage

Health benefit:

  • Back muscles are thoroughly relaxed, tension is released

  • The unruly torrent of thoughts gradually dies down

Time of day: Highly recommended in the evening, to unwind after a stressful day.

Application: Set the massage flow to a high intensity and a hot temperature in accord with your personal preferences. Enjoy the intense massage flow for 1 to 2 minutes and feel the tenseness in your back gradually diminish. After this intense phase, regulate the intensity and temperature down to what you consider to be a moderate level and a pleasantly warm temperature. At the start of the application, you can loosen your back by moving sideways in the massage flow. It is also very beneficial to put both hands behind your head and lean back slightly.


Gentle back massage

Health benefit:

  • Gentle neck and back massage

  • Relaxation

Time of day: Every day, as required.

Application: Stand with your back relaxed against the wall, so that the water envelops your entire head, neck and back area. The temperature should be somewhere between lukewarm and warm, to suit your personal requirements. Consciously enjoy the individual streams of water as they gently massage your body.

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