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Hydrotherapists Georgetown TX

See below for hydrotherapists in Georgetown 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.

John L. Burk
(512) 291-0008
Taylor , TX
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Health Association (AHHA)

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Kim Balstad
Cedar Park, TX
Certified "Crystal Medicine" practitioner Other Specialites: Usui & Tibetan Distance Reiki Sessions
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Bishop Marketing
(512) 864-0716
101 Falcon Cove
Georgetown, TX
A M I International
(512) 868-2698
2548 Shell Road
Georgetown, TX
Durham Chiropractic & Acupun
(512) 864-2880
400 Del Webb Boulevard
Georgetown, TX
Dr. James E. Miles, FAM, CTN, ND
(512) 868-9867
1811 N. Austin Avenue, Suite 203
Georgetown, TX
Acupressure, Ayurveda, Chelation Therapy, Craniosacral Therapy, EFT / TFT, Energy Healing, Healing Touch, Herbology, Homeopathy, Iridology, Kinesiology, Life Coaching, Massage Therapy, Medical Intuitive, Naturopathy, Nutrition, Reflexology, Therapeutic Touch, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Wellness Centers

Stacey Lemire
(512) 388-2243
9415 Burnet Road
Austin, TX
Healing Touch Therapies
Reiki Master, Massage Practitioner, Health Spa
Specialties & Therapies
Specialties : Anxiety, Stress

Therapies : Biofeedback, Breathwork, Chakra Balancing, Ear Candling, Energy Medicine, Lymphatic Facilitation, Massage Therapy, Myofascial Release, , Swedish Massage, Detoxification, Natural Health
Professional Affiliations
American Massage Therapy Association, Natural Therapies Certification Board

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Felder Patricia District Of Columbia
(512) 863-7000
3007 Dawn Drive Suite 101
Georgetown, TX
Friendship Farm
(512) 863-9092
County Road 105
Georgetown, TX
European Hair
(512) 868-1786
1610 Williams Drive
Georgetown, TX
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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.


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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