Thermal Water Health Therapy Joint and Rheumatic Disorders
90% of the population has back and joint pain during their lives, these conditions might be caused by bad posture, excess physical activity, stress and emotional distress or chronic diseases such as osteoarthritis, osteoporosis or rheumatism.
Numerous studies endorse the theory that sulphurous water works on the human musculoskeletal system, decreasing the inflammatory markers and the deterioration of the joint cartilage and it has anti-oxidant properties.
When it comes to rheumatic diseases the best results are obtained in chronic inflammation and degenerative diseases in different parts of the body such as in fibromyalgia, chronic back pain, ankylosing spondylitis, etc. Bathing in these waters can produce significant functional improvements and a better quality of life.
This scientific evidence has been used by the medical team at Villa Padierna Thermae of Carratraca, to come up with specific programmes for all our clients who suffer from these conditions, in order to improve their general well-being.
Price 6 days / 5 Nights1.695 Euros/per person
The price of the stay is not included. Prices shown include VAT
2 x Medical Consultation
1 x Blood Test
6 x Thermal Water Circuit under the guidance of a specialist
12 x Thermal Water Treatment (Turkish bath, hydromassage tub, nebulizer water sprays…) The steam baths work as pain killers, anti-inflammatories, muscle relaxants, vasodilators and they improve the flexibility and elasticity of the joint structures.
2 x Aqua Massage. Jets of water are used to combine the thermotherapeutic and tapotement techniques, which have a reflexology- massage therapy effect on the skin, the muscles and the periarticular structures and it can have beneficial effects on rheumatic disorders.
3 x Waterflow Sessions (Relaxation technique with a therapist in a pool of Mineral-Medicinal Water). With the help of a therapist, the patient’s body floats comfortably in a pool of warm water while their muscles are massaged, their joints are loosened, tissues are stretched and the energy channels are opened. It is highly recommended to treat chronic joint pain.
3 x Marble bath with Essential Oils
1 x Mud wrap / Sulphurous water. It has a thermal, anti-hyaluronidase effect, releasing acetylcholine and histamine and it stimulates the hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenocortical (HPA axis), it is also a pain killer, sedative, it relaxes muscles and it is an anti-inflammatory.
1 x Bioenergy Massage. Cupping glasses are used in the Bioenergy massage that works on: the cell metabolism, the neurovegetative system and the central nervous system. It relaxes, relieves tension and loosens muscles and it prepares the tissue to drain toxins out of the muscles and tendons.
2 x Massage therapy. This technique is recommended to relieve stress, muscle pain, fatigue and any type of joint, tendon or other types of pain. This technique combines massages and movements on pressure points, mainly applied with the hands to relieve discomfort, improve metabolic and organic processes and also favour the lymphatic drainage of the body to eliminate toxins and accumulated fat.
5 x Nutritional Cure (it includes breakfast, lunch and dinner with a healthy menu).