What is Constitutional Hydrotherapy?

  • A naturopathic treatment that has been around for over 100 years. It involves the use of hot and cold applications to increase circulation to the internal organs as well as the extremities, alongside electrotherapy devices that are placed over certain organs for a specific therapeutic effect. Each treatment is specific to the individual and the condition being treated.

How does it work?

  • Enhances blood and lymphatic flow
  • Strengthens, heals and improves function of the digestive system, circulatory system, immune system and nervous system.
  • Each of these organ systems are vital for preventing chronic disease
  • Improving blood flow helps to increase oxygen and nutrient delivery to organs
  • Aids in the elimination of toxic waste from the body
  • Reduces inflammation
  • Speeds healing time

What does it feel like?

  • Hydrotherapy is a very pleasant treatment. There is no pain. It is relaxing for most people. You can expect to feel relaxed yet energized after your treatment.
  • Treatments typically take around 45-60 minutes

What are the benefits?

  • It is a gentle yet powerful treatment. It can be used alongside any other treatments / medications and often enhances their effect. it is safe and generally well tolerated. It works well in complex chronic conditions because of its effects on multiple body systems.
  • Safe for all ages and can help a variety of conditions

Constitutional Hydrotherapy is helpful for:

  • Digestive disorders (Inflammatory bowel disease, Irritable bowel syndrome, Constipation, Gallbladder disease, Peptic and/or intestinal ulcers, Liver disease, Gastroesophageal reflux, Indigestion, Celiac, Leaky gut, Gastroparesis)
  • Respiratory conditions (Asthma, Bronchitis, Pneumonia, Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease)
  • Hormone conditions (Menopause, PMS, Uterine fibroids, Endometriosis)
  • Metabolic disease (Diabetes, Thyroid conditions)
  • Cardiovascular disease (Hypertension, Peripheral vascular disease)
  • Acute infections (Upper respiratory infections, Food poisoning)
  • Acute injuries (Sprain, Concussion, Muscle strain, Muscle spasm, Fracture)
  • Musculoskeletal (Arthritis, Fibromyalgia)
  • Chronic infection, and Autoimmune conditions
  • Detox, Heavy metal toxicity, Mold exposure
  • Fatigue, Insomnia
  • Adrenal dysfunction

Dr. Christine Kadykalo ND

Posted January 24th, 2022

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