Hydrotherapy

THERAPEUTIC BATHS THERAPEUTIC SHOWERS

Herb and pearl baths

Charcot' shower / jet shower

Silk bath

Fan shower

Trimming orange oil bath

Scottish shower

Relaxing rose oil bath

 

Algoane toning bath with sea minerals

 

Whirpool baths for hands or legs

 

Underwater shower massage

 

Cleopatra's bath

 

Therapeutic baths

HERB AND PEARL BATHS

Warm freshwater baths at the temperature of 34-38ºC, to which different herbal concentrates or sea salt are added, if necessary, and combining them with the perl bath effect of fine air bubbles and massaging jets.
EFFECT:
• warm water combined with herbal extracts relaxes and releaves stress
• skin will become smoother, softer and more elastic
• improves bowel motility
• nervous system will be balanced
• improves sleep
• intensifies metabolism
• improves the oxygen supply in the whole body
• lowers blood pressure
• improves blood circulation of hands and legs
INDICATIONS:
• in combination with other hydro- and thermal therapies, these baths are suitable for patients with chronic cardio-vascular diseases
• in combination with exercises in the hall or in the water and with massage, these therapeutic baths reduce ailments and joint stiffness in case of different joint diseases
CONTRAINDICATIONS:
• acute inflammations
• severe cardiac diseases
• pregnancy

Effects of herbs:

Rosemary – invigorating, refreshing, improves blood circulation in subcutaneous tissue and muscles. Alleviates muscle pains, stimulates metabolism, and supports the nervous system. Reinforces will-power and mental work capabilities. Stimulates hair growth. Is not recommended for epileptics.
Eucalyptus–menthol – has a refreshing and breath reliving effect. Good against migraine and respiratory diseases. Stimulates blood circulations in the scalp and hair roots.
Chamomile – relaxing, softening the skin, is suitable for the people with different skin diseases and gynaecological diseases.
Horse chestnut – improves blood circulation in hands and legs. Has a therapeutic effect on vascular diseases and varicose veins.
Juniper – refreshing, invigorating, stimulates the nervous system. Has antiseptic qualities, alleviates acne and eczemas. Alleviates rheumatic joint pains, stimulates the removal of waste substances from tissues.
Lavender – relaxing, softening, reduces muscular and joint pains. Is suitable against nervousness, stress and sleeping disorders. Has antiseptic qualities. Reduces acne and psoriasis. Alleviates diseases caused by catching cold.
Lemon balm – anti-inflammatory, relaxing effect. Is suitable against nervousness and sleeping disorders
Orange – tissue trimming effect, increases metabolism of skin and subcutaneous tissues. NB! When being an active sunbather or solarium user, it is recommended to use another herb, since the orange in conjunction with UV radiation has a stimulating effect on the skin melanocytes and can have an undesirable effect.
Sea salt – improves metabolism, reduces oedemas, and removes excessive body fluids. Suitable against chronic skin diseases, psoriasis, and the blood circulation disorders in hands and legs.
Spruce thorn – antiseptic, stimulates blood circulation. Used in cases of respiratory tract infections, cold and flu and rheumatic pains. Accelerates renal functions and cleans kidneys. Suitable for people who are in the need of extra energy, who lack decisiveness and self-confidence. Oil is good against male impotency.

NB! Overdose may cause irritation in case of sensitive skin.

SILK BATH

The soya and peanut oil mixture contains plenty of E and C vitamins and citric acid that moisturises and softens the skin and reduces skin irritation. After the bath the skin is silken soft

TRIMMING ORANGE OIL BATH

Exclusive orange bath oil is an excellent means of skin care – it heals and strengthens the skin. The pleasant orange aroma raises spirits, awakens and increases working capacity.

RELAXING ROSE OIL BATH

The scent of the wild Mosgueta rose has a relaxing and harmonising effect. The luxurious rose oil revitalises the skin functions.

ALGOANE TONING BATH WITH SEA MINERALS

The entire bouquet of seaweed together with refreshing sea minerals creates the feeling of bathing in the sea. Bath crystals render a fresh scent of the sea on the skin and you are perfectly toned after coming out of the bath.

CLEOPATRA’S BATH

A luxury treatment that moisturizes and nourishes skin. Its regular use renews skin and helps fighting stress and fatigue.

Milk proteins are especially refreshing for sensitive or dry skin.

WHIRPOOL BATHS FOR HANDS OR LEGS

The client is seated, hands and arms or legs in a special bath. Water jets from nozzles will make the water whirl having a massaging effect.
EFFECT:
• improves blood circulation
• recovers muscle strength
• alleviates muscle tensions and contractures
• suitable for follow-up therapy of traumas
• reduces limb oedemas and lymphostasis
• good effect in case of “cold feet”

INDICATIONS:
• suitable for patients with cardiac diseases, when whole body baths are contraindicated
CONTRAINDICATIONS :
• not suitable in case of ulcerous or cracked skin

UNDERWATER SHOWER MASSAGE

During the procedure of underwater shower massage, the patient is in a warm (36-38ºC) bath. The therapist massages the whole body with a jet of water from a hose. Soft tissues become more relaxed compared to a regular massage. Underwater jet massage is not painful.
EFFECT:
• Improves blood circulation and oxygen supply of the organism
• accelerates metabolism and removal of waste substances from the body
• smoothens indurations of the subcutaneous tissue (for example injection spots of diabetics)
INDICATIONS:
• joint pains caused by arthrosis
• decreased mobility
• joint contractures
• lymphostatic oedemas
CONTRAINDICATIONS:
• acute inflammations
• severe cardiac diseases
• pregnancy
• fever
• varicose veins, phlebitis, thrombosis
• not recommended for people who are taking anticoagulants as this therapy increases the risk of haemorrhage

Therapeutic showers

CHARCOT SHOWER / JET SHOWER

Massaging of a standing person with a strong directed water jet of 2-3 atmospheres. The most intense hydrotherapeutic procedure.
EFFECT:
• strong, stimulating and invigorating effect
• improves blood circulation of skin and subcutaneous tissue
• an excellent anti-cellulite massage
• very suitable against scruff and lower back problems cased by a sedentary lifestyle
• very suitable in combination with a diet and exercises for those who wish to loose bodyweight (trimming effect on skin and subcutaneous tissue)
CONTRAINDICATIONS:
• varicose veins, risk of thrombosis
• cardiac arrhythmia, hypertension, cardiac insufficiency
• kidney and gallstones (massaging with the strong jet may cause a surge of pain)
• pregnancy

FAN SHOWER

Has a smoother effect than that of the Charcot shower.

This massage is performed with a fan-shaped jet of water.

SCOTTISH SHOWER

This massage is performed with jets of alternating water temperature (hot and cold).

An especially bracing procedure improving immunity of the organism and stimulating the blood circulation.

 

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