Spa word was used in the past in reference to water treatment. Presently the term “Spa” defines a place for massage as well as nail, facial and water treatments. Massage therapy provided in Spa are mostly for relaxation. So it is frequently combined with steam sauna before and after the massage to improve blood circulation and also to treat muscle pains. Cosmetic treatment such as facial and skin therapy is preceded by treatment with steam sauna. Steam sauna helps to hydrate and soften skin.
According to Spa Industry Leaders, Cryotherapy, Himalayan Salt Therapy, and Ayurvedic Therapy are growing these days.
- Cryotherapy is the general use of low temperatures in medical therapy. Cryotherapy is used to treat a variety of benign and malignant tissue damage. Its goal is to decrease cell growth and reproduction (cellular metabolism), increase cellular survival, decrease inflammation.
- Salt therapy can also help prevent respiratory viruses, including the common cold and flu. Salt therapy can help many common skin diseases including eczema, psoriasis, and acne. Salt therapy also promotes stress reduction through the production of negative ions to boost the immune system and reduce chronic stress and fatigue.
- Ayurvedic Therapy specializes in ayurvedic treatments and is useful in preventing and healing diseases and their symptoms along with boosting the immune system. The Ayurveda spa treatments are customized according to individual client’s needs following a consultation with the physician. The treatment program also comprises of yoga and meditation.