Here are a few reasons you may want to include Epsom salt baths into your health care regime.Does an Epsom salt bath really help with sore muscles?
Has anyone ever told you to use epsom salts for your sore muscles? Especially after a deep massage or tough workout?
The Jury’s Out: Epsom Salt Baths for Healing
When you go for your massage therapy treatments, chances are your RMT has recommended an Epsom salts bath after your massage. Why does your RMT recommend this? Here is a littleinformation on Epsom salts, their origins, and how they work. Epsom salts were discovered in the 17th healing. They are composed of magnesium sulphate and the argument for their use is that the magnesium is absorbed through the skin. Is this really supported by research? And after it is absorbed, how does the magnesium help us?
Here are a few reasons you may want to include Epsom salt baths into your health care regime:
There are also a few questions that are unanswered with regard to the use of Epsom salt baths:
As you can see, there are more questions than answers when it comes to Epsom salts and their effectiveness. Why not try it and see for yourself? Do you own experiment – having baths with and without Epsom salts and see if they make a difference for you. If you do use Epsom salts, here are a few tips:
Dr. Peter Pain completed his undergraduate studies at Queen’s University with an Honors BSc. in Life Sciences, and his Chiropractic Doctorate at the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in 1997. Constantly striving to give his patients the most up-to-date care possible, Dr. Pain will continue to attend post graduate courses in sports injuries, nutrition, pediatrics, whiplash, personal injuries and health and fitness. Dr. Pain promises to always give you the excellent care that he is trained to within his scope of practice.