Benefits of Wellness and SPA Treatments

The word spa is widely believed to mean “health through water”. Spa can also be defined as a treatment involving healing waters and it includes several different massage therapies. Through massage the spa centre offers a relaxing atmosphere for physical and mental tranquility.

Promoting wellness through the healing power of water dates back all the way to the Roman era. It is known that the Romans built baths for soldiers returning home from war to help relieve symptoms of fatigue and exhaustion. Taking its origins from the Roman era, this culture is now available worldwide for its various massages, aromatherapy sessions, as well as beauty and medical care treatments. All these provide serious relief for medical ailments and physical & mental health benefits. Now let’s look at these health benefits. Here are some of the most common benefits:

Helps with sleep and maintenance of sleep patterns

Warm water triggers a sense of relaxation which is required for a good sleep. The warm water increases your body temperature which in turn relaxes your muscles and soothes body tension. Both together can reduce the feeling of fatigue and help you sleep better.

Reduces muscle and joint pain

As previously mentioned, warm water helps the body to relax. This also reduces stress – related muscle and joint pain. If you suffer from muscle pain due to previous physical activity, then treating your body with warm water will more than likely make you feel better and ease the pain. Physical relaxation also brings about a well-rested mind which in the end sends mental stress away.

Improves cardiac health

Experts say that being in water also means doing cardiac exercises. Because water can increase cardiac volume through pressure on the body. In other words, your heart starts to work harder and this will help it stay healthy.

Assists against diabetes

Some research on the effects of spa treatment show that reduced blood sugar levels in people with diabetes. Plus, there are also studies indicating that regular spa treatments can assist with weight loss!

Helps eliminate toxins

Warm temperatures open skin pores thus your skin will eliminate all dirt and toxins. In the end you will have a cleaner skin and feel much better due to this detox effect!

Reduces headache pain severity

As the effects of warm water relax your body and enlarge your blood vessels you can see a decrease in the severity of headaches you may have. Enlarged blood vessels reduce the pressure in your head, and this can result in an overall relief from pain.


All the above – mentioned ailments are suffered by people the world over and thus if seeking a perfect wellness and SPA resort, be careful. Most renowned hotels claim to provide medical and wellness treatments of high quality. However, you always want to get an exceptional and holistic approach to your health by looking for the following:

  • Extensive consultations for medical programmes
  • Individualised approach and care throughout your stay
  • Exercise programmes
  • Relaxation services
  • Nutritional guidance and advice
  • A pleasant hotel stays
  • Located in places of exceptional beauty or of historical significance

Wellness retreats offer individuals, couples, families and friends to seek healthy refuge from the fast-paced lifestyles so prevalent in contemporary society. At these relaxing and empowering retreats, you can nourish and revitalise your body, mind and psyche to attain or regain personal wellness.

People who live by holistic health practices, embracing pure, natural or organic diets and the use of organic grooming and home maintenance products are not immune to and are exposed to bacteria, germs, toxins and pollution that invade most of our daily environments. For this reason, everyone can gain much from the myriad of benefits of maintaining a pure, positive state of mind and basking in the beautiful, serene surrounds of a scenic retreat for complete personal renewal.


By Sam

Sam Lowy is a writer, actor, comedian, musician, and everything in between. A true jack of all trades, Sam is constantly striving to learn and grow. Whether it's for a festival or just a once-in-a-lifetime club show, Sam loves to travel across the country to catch the best artists around. When he's at home in Tempe, AZ, Sam enjoys reading, playing guitar, and watching Frasier, Seinfeld, and Curb Your Enthusiasm.