Lake Elmo, MN (PRWEB) July 19, 2011
Hot Spring Spas Des Moines, a new and used hot tub dealer with stores in Lake Elmo and Minnetonka, MN and Urbandale, Carroll and Arnolds Park in Iowa is supporting Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month by providing free spa test soaks in all their locations.
Juvenile arthritis (JA) is an umbrella term used to describe the many autoimmune and inflammatory conditions that can develop in children ages 16 and younger. According to the Arthritis Foundation, juvenile arthritis is one of the most common diseases in children, with almost 300,000 in the United States diagnosed with the debilitating illness.
“Many children suffer from this very painful disease longer than they have to because arthritis is usually thought of a problem only for older adults,” says Thad Schaben, vice president of HotSpring Spas of Iowa and Minnesota. “Parents and other caregivers should be aware of what to look for because JA can have serious, even life-threatening impact on a young child.
"When joint pain, swelling or stiffness occurs in one or more joints for at least six weeks, it may be an early signal of a serious, inflammatory rheumatic disease that requires immediate medical treatment to prevent permanent joint damage," says Arthritis Foundation Vice President of Public Health, Dr. Patience White.
According to Schaben, “many adults and children affected by arthritis seek relief by soaking in the warm, soothing water of a hot tub. A hot tub can provide the warmth, massage and buoyancy needed to both relax and exercise joints and muscles in the convenience and comfort of a backyard.” In addition, , the buoyancy of the water reduces body weight by almost 90% giving the body a well-deserved break from stiff and sore joints and muscles,” continued Schaben.
“We think Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month is a great time to help educate the public on how effective warm water hydrotherapy can be in relieving the symptoms of JA. That’s why we will provide free hot tub test soaks in all five of our locations during the entire month,” said Schaben. “We obviously recommend that parents speak to their doctors first before deciding on how to treat JA, but if your doctor approves of hydrotherapy, we suggest that parents just call us ahead of time to schedule their free 30-minute soak so they can check out the benefits for themselves.”
Consumers wanting to find the Hot Spring Spas location nearest them are encouraged to visit the company website for more information. The website address is http://HotSpringGreen.com
About Hot Spring Spas of Iowa and Minnesota
HotSpring Spas of Iowa and Minnesota offers a large selection of new and used hot tubs and saunas for sale and a variety of hot tub, sauna, repairs, parts, and accessories. We are Iowa's and Minnesota's premier source for Hot Spring Spas and Hot Tubs, Saunatec and Finnleo Saunas, A & B Backyard Accessories, and proudly carry the SilkBalance for Spas water treatment system. To learn more call 651-731-9745 or go to: http://www.HotSpringGreen.com