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Hydrotherapists Pensacola FL

See below for hydrotherapists in Pensacola 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.

Beverly North
(850) 449-5572
971 Spanish Moss Dr.
Pensacola, FL
Membership Organizations
International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Ann Kopelson, MD
(850) 619-0708
5414 Charbar Dr.
Pensacola, FL
Alternative Medicine, Nutritional Medicine Alternative Medicine Integrative Medicine Cellular Health Optimization
Insurance Plans Accepted: COD (Cash-Only Doctor)
Workmens Comp Accepted: No
Accepts Uninsured Patients: Yes
Emergency Care: No

Doctor Information
Residency Training: Internship/Family Practice/Navy Hospital Pensacola, FL
Medical School: University of South Alabama School of Medicine, 1997
Additional Information
Member Organizations: International Organization for Mycoplasmology
Awards: National Award - Spirit of Women (2001)
Languages Spoken: English

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Shoko Slack
(850) 497-8938
Pensacola, FL
Crystal Light Crystal Therapist and Reiki Master
Membership Organizations

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Logan Schneider
(772) 341-8744
2220 Southwest 34th Street+ #106
Gainesville, FL
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Daniel Noiles
(386) 673-1880
555 W. Granada Blvd.+ Ste. D-9
Ormond Beach, FL
Membership Organizations
International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Norma Espy Whittemore
(850) 602-5496
Pensacola, FL
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Health Association (AHHA)

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John Affleck
(850) 572-4556
2410 Oak Hill Circle
Pensacola, FL
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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HCG Diet Fast Weight Loss Kit, Inc.
(850) 898-6904
600 E Burgess Road
Pensacola, FL
Weight Loss
Male & Female
Aging, Weight Loss, and Nutrition
Professional Memberships
FDA Registered Pharmaceutical Manufacturer

Raymond Dotolo
800-237-8458 ext 2570/727-217-9200
970 Harbor Lake Drive+ Suite A
Safety Harbor, FL
Membership Organizations
International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Yihong Hao
(561) 998-0309
7300 North Federal Highway+ Suite 102
Boca Raton, FL
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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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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