Hydrotherapy for arthritis patients – hot tub

Question

Will hot tub help arthritis?

Answer

It certainly will help from a symptom perspective. Hydrotherapy has been a long time therapy for arthritis. However, don’t expect your insurance company to pay for it– many have tried.

Alan Matsumoto, M.D.

About Alan Matsumoto, M.D.

Part-time Faculty, Division of Rheumatology
Johns Hopkins University