Scientific Evidence-Based Effects of Hydrotherapy on Various Systems of the Body

Scientific Evidence-Based Effects of Hydrotherapy on Various Systems of the Body

Cold exposure (CE) to small surface area produced compensatory vasodilatation in deeper vascular system resulting increased blood flow to the tissues underlying the site of exposure. This vascular reaction occurs mainly to maintain constant deep tissue temperature.

1 School of Exercise Science, Australian Catholic University, Sydney, Australia; and