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Thermal waters and therapeutic benefits

Thermal waters and therapeutic benefits

Inhalation therapies

Inhalation therapies

Recommended for respiratory diseases. Each session consists of 10 minutes of inhalation (direct hot-humid spray with steam equipment, recommended for upper respiratory tract diseases) and 10 minutes of aerosol (the mostly finely fractionated thermal water is able to reach the pulmonary alveoli).


There is also the possibility of paying for micronised showers (the thermal water particles are larger than those in the traditional aerosol and are pressurised directly into the nostrils).


Therapeutic inhalation therapy recommended for: Chronic inflammation of the upper airways, catarrhal otitis media, chronic otosalpingitis, vasomotor rhinopathy, chronic bronchitis, and chronic pharyngitis.

 


Balneotherapy treatments

Recommended for arthro-rheumatic and dermatological disorders.


Thermal bath therapy is where a patient is immersed in a tub containing naturally warm water (38°C) for 10-15 minutes.


At the end, the patient is left to rest on the lounger for another 10 minutes (reaction).
Therapeutic balneotherapy is recommended for: Osteoarthritis, joint and extra-articular manifestations of rheumatoid arthritis, neuralgia and myalgia, osteoporosis, tissue edema, psoriasis, eczema, and atopic dermatitis

 


Balneotherapy treatments

Balneotherapy

An antique, natural therapeutic approach for the prevention and treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and dermatological diseases. Thermal balneotherapy consists of immersing the body in mineral water at a temperature of about 36-40°C for a period of around 15 minutes. Following the bath, the patient lies on the lounger for a further 10 minutes to induce a thermal reaction.
Particularly recommended for joint problems with chronic inflammatory pain, vascular diseases and dermatological care.


Part of the state run health care therapies with the SSN


It is also possible to reinforce balneotherapy with our "SEA CLINIC" treatments based on salts and muds from the Dead Sea.


Mud Application

It is possible to combine the use of the thermal baths with a Dead Sea mud treatment, either in localised areas or on the whole body. The heat generated by the mud causes vasodilatation to occur, resulting in dilation of the skin pores. This improves problems with water retention, and the skin recovers elasticity and tone making it soft and velvety. But there are also other benefits: muscle, joint and bone pain relief; stimulating effect on lymphatic and blood circulation; stimulating effect on connective tissue renewal processes; anti-ageing effect on the skin and the cutaneous annexes; detoxifying, decongestant and reparative effect on the epidermis; stimulating effect on the immune system resulting in increased resistance to infection; anti-stress effect.

Therapy incurs a fee

 

Salt Bath

The salt bath combines all the benefits of thermal water with the natural salt of the Dead Sea. Among the many beneficial beauty effects of Dead Sea Salts is their ability to promote the elimination of waste, toxins, and excess fluid, resulting in a reduction of adipose tissue and cellulite. In addition, this remedy gives the skin greater elasticity, and it is also great for attenuating muscular pain, eliminating fatigue and stress, and reducing swelling of the feet and ankles. These particular salts are also used in the prevention and treatment of skin blemishes such as acne, psoriasis and so on, and appear to have no side effects of any kind.


This therapy incurs a fee

 

REGULATIONS

  • It is not possible to access balneotherapy treatment without first paying a visit to our in-house physician.

  • All balneotherapy sessions should be booked with our staff. In order to avoid inconvenience, you are invited to respect the established times. Patients are therefore advised to promptly report any cancellations or delays.

  • Patients should strictly adhere to the therapeutic regimens prescribed by the spa physician and the operators.

  • To achieve the proper results, patients should perform therapies on 12 consecutive days.

  • There may be slight subjective disorders ("thermal crises") during the first days of treatment and as a direct result of the thermal therapy; in this case, the patient can contact the spa physician for appropriate control and treatment of the symptoms.

  • To be respectful of other patients please take care of your personal hygiene before undergoing treatment.

  • It is best to avoid undergoing balneotherapy during menstruation. If you have already begun treatment, it is advised to suspend treatment for two or three days;

  • It is advisable not to fast during treatment and to eat a breakfast of foods that digest quickly in the morning.

  • It is advisable to increase your intake of liquids and mineral salts on treatment days.

  • For each day of care, you will be provided with disposable underwear to use and throw away, slippers, and a towel. If the patient thinks it appropriate, he/she can use his/her own equipment.

Phlebology treatments

Phlebology treatments

Recommended for chronic venous insufficiency of the lower limbs, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and for the results or after effects of vascular surgery.

 

The vascular path is a cobblestone walkway, through hot thermal water tanks at alternating temperatures, with jets that massage the lower limbs.

 

Duration of the session is 25 minutes.

Therapeutic treatment recommended for: Venous insufficiency of the lower limbs, varicosity and results of thrombophlebitis, lymphedema, cellulite, and after effects of saphenectomy and phlebectomy.