Do Saunas Help Joint Pain?
There are so many health benefits to using infrared saunas but does sauna help with joint pain?
Below is information on how infrared saunas can help with joint pain in particularly how sauna is good for knee pain.
iHealth Saunas has been supplying top quality saunas and customer service to Australians since 2008, making us Australia’s longest-running infrared sauna company. We are passionate about helping our clients to get the most out of their sauna to get their health back on track. Here is how a sauna can help with joint pain and whether a sauna is good for knee pain.
Infrared Saunas And Joint Pain
Infrared saunas have been shown to reduce inflammatory markers within the body. A pilot study showed short-term improvement of pain and stiffness, and a trend towards long-term beneficial effects
Joint/knee pain is quite often caused by inflammation so is sauna good for knee pain? Yes! Infrared saunas have been shown to reduce inflammation which can be one of the causes of joint/knee pain.
Chronic pain is one of the most common reasons people use our saunas and we love knowing that we are helping to improve the health of so many Australians. We work with our clients on their journey towards better health and provide guidance & support when we deliver their sauna along with ongoing support through our full online support system.
Poor circulation can also be related to joint pain. Infrared saunas help to move oxygen-rich blood throughout the body increasing blood circulation which is also known to help provide relief from pain.
Other ways infrared saunas may help with joint / knee pain are:
- Improved sleep - It is widely known that better sleep contributes to better overall wellbeing and higher energy levels. Having more energy can result in being more active - strengthening the body and experiencing weight loss can help with managing joint pain
- Weight loss - Infrared saunas create a cardiovascular workout on the body by heating the body directly so they can assist with weight loss. Weight loss can help alleviate pain by minimising pressure on the joints