Fish Pedicure/Therapy is a procedure in which a person places his feet in a tank filled with fishes and the fishes do the job of cleaning the feet.
The fish eats away all your dead skin and bacteria to bring the clean fresh look on your feet. It is quite relaxing and rejuvenating way to pep up your tired feet.
It all starts with pre cleaning of the feet to wash away any dirt and grime we accumulate. You then dip your feet into the tank of the Garra Rufa fish, the kind of fish that are used in the fish therapy. They salivate an enzyme which contains dithranol which in turn stimulates growth of new skin cells.
Once the feet are dipped into water and the fishes start attacking the feet to eat the dead skin which results in tickling in turn increasing the secretion of endorphins. This chemical release from the brain provides a pleasant feeling.
Other benefits of the fish spa include reduction in itching, blemishes, dark spots and increase in blood circulation giving an instant boost in the complexion.
Apart from all the benefits the Garra Rufa fish spa is considered as a medical treatment which treats feet problems such as Psoriasis, Warts and Calluses.
Right from children to adults, everyone can get the fish spa done. the kids who get excited at the thought of dipping the feet into tank with fish and water. The tickling caused by the fish biting away the dead skin makes them to laugh and giggle.
Despite all the exciting benefits there are some precautions to be followed. People with diabetes and any open cut wounds and bruises are advised not to go for the spa.
Keeping all the above benefits in view S Square Spa Salon & Academy were the first in Visakhapatnam to start Fish Pedicure in the city. Here at the salon the fish are maintained according to all the health and safety standards. Regular changing of water in the tank ensures maximum hygiene.