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Hydrotherapists Colorado Springs CO

See below for hydrotherapists in Colorado Springs that give access to hydrotherapy treatment like water cure therapy, steam baths, Jacuzzis, immersion tanks, Turkish baths, and whirlpool baths as well as advice and content on the benefits of hydrotherapy.

Laura Feldman
(719) 632-0324
730 West Cheyenne Boulevard
Colorado Springs, CO
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Diane Cridennda, L.Ac., FABORM
(719) 520-5056
1422 N. Hancock, Suite 5 South
Colorado Springs, CO
Specialty
Acupuncture, Herbology, Integrative Medicine, NAET, NHRT, Qi Gong, Tai Chi, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Tui Na
Associated Hospitals
East Winds Acupuncture

The Mercy Center
(719) 633-2302
520 West Buena Ventura
Colorado Springs, CO
Specialty
Art Therapy, Craniosacral Therapy, EMDR, Healing Touch, Massage Therapy, Meditation, Myofascial Release, Psychotherapy, Reflexology, Somatic Therapy, Spiritual Counseling, Therapeutic Touch

Dr. Hal A. Huggins, DDS, MS
(719) 593-9616
5082 List Drive
Colorado Springs, CO
Specialty
Blood Chemistry Analysis, Holistic Dentistry, Integrative Medicine, Nutrition

Galen G. Graham D.C., P.C.
(719) 475-8877
1935 East Bijou Street
Colorado Springs, CO
 
Margaret Mazur
(719) 282-2330
7855 Potomac Drive
Colorado Springs, CO
Membership Organizations
International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Jared Scriven, CHt
(719) 464-0635
2210 E. La Salle St
Colorado Springs, CO
Specialty
EMDR, Guided Imagery, Hypnotherapy, Neuro-Linguistic Programming, Past Life Regression, Psychotherapy
Associated Hospitals
Infinite Possibilities Hypnotherapy

Colette Monat, MA, CN, CH
(719) 632-8323
2211 W. Colorado Ave.
Colorado Springs, CO
Specialty
Distance Healing, Ear Coning, Energy Healing, Guided Imagery, Healing Touch, Hypnotherapy, Life Coaching, Meditation, Nutrition, Past Life Regression, Reiki, Remote Healing, Spiritual Counseling
Associated Hospitals
Alternative Holistic Healing

Venus Moshrefi, MHA, RRT, CNC
(719) 219-9646
212 Washington Street, Suite F
Monument, CO
Specialty
Acupressure, Acupuncture, Aromatherapy, Ayurveda, Biofeedback, Bioidentical Hormones, Blood Chemistry Analysis, Chelation Therapy, Detoxification Foot Bath, Ear Coning, Energy Healing, Flower Essences, Guided Imagery, Healing Touch, Herbology, Homeopathy, Hypnotherapy, Integrative Medicine, Kinesiology, Life Coaching, Lymphatic Therapy, Massage Therapy, Naturopathy, Neurofeedback, NHRT, Nutrition, Polarity Therapy, Psychotherapy, Reiki, Spiritual Counseling, Stone Massage, Therapeutic Touch, Wel
Associated Hospitals
Center for Wholistic Health & Healing

Springs Family Chiropractic
(719) 594-0071
4740 Flintridge Dr., Ste 216
Colorado Springs, CO
 
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Hydrotherapy

Hydrotherapy

What Is It?

Hydrotherapy is the use of water in the treatment of disease. Hydrothermal therapy additionally uses its temperature effects, as in hot baths, saunas, wraps, etc.

Historical Perspective

Hydro- and hydrothermal therapy are traditional methods of treatment that have been used for the treatment of disease and injury by many cultures, including those of ancient Rome, China, and Japan. Water therapy has been around for centuries. The ancient Greeks took therapeutic baths. Water is an important ingredient in the traditional Chinese and Native American healing systems.

A Bavarian monk, Father Sebastian Kneipp helped re-popularize the therapeutic use of water in the 19th century. There are now many dozens of methods of applying hydrotherapy, including baths, saunas, douches, wraps, and packs.

How it works

The recuperative and healing properties of hydrotherapy are based on its mechanical and/or thermal effects. It exploits the body's reaction to hot and cold stimuli, to the protracted application of heat, to pressure exerted by the water and to the sensation it gives. The nerves carry impulses felt at the skin deeper into the body, where they are instrumental in stimulating the immune system, influencing the production of stress hormones, invigorating the circulation and digestion, encouraging blood flow, and lessening pain sensitivity.

Generally, heat quiets and soothes the body, slowing down the activity of internal organs. Cold, in contrast, stimulates and invigorates, increasing internal activity. If you are experiencing tense muscles and anxiety from your stress, a hot shower or bath is in order. If you are feeling tired and stressed out, you might want to try taking a warm shower or bath followed by a short, invigorating cold shower to help stimulate your body and mind.

When you submerge yourself in a bath, a pool, or a whirlpool, you experience a kind of weightlessness. Your body is relieved from the constant pull of gravity. Water also has a hydrostatic effect. It has a massage-like feeling as the water gently kneads your body. Water, in motion, stimulates touch receptors on the skin, boosting blood circulation and releasing tight muscles.

Indications

Hydrotherapy and hydrothermal therapy are chiefly used to tone up the body, to stimulate digestion, the circulation, and the immune system, and to bring relief from pain. Description of indications are given under individual method used.

Water seems to have special powers in getting rid of stress and rejuvenating our body. It affects the skin and muscles. It calms the lungs, heart, stomach, and endocrine system by stimulating nerve reflexes on the spinal cord.

Proof it works

Various case reports, observational studies, and a number of controlled studies provide some evidence of success in the use of hydrotherapy.

In a study of 40 persons at University of Minnesota, 85% of the participants pr...

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