Etymologically, the term "balneotherapy" means "care by the bath". Balneotherapy therefore offers water-based treatments. But not just any: fresh water. Balneotherapy can be practiced at home, in a balneotherapy bath, as well as in a spa, a balneotherapy, hydrotherapy or thalassotherapy center. Spring water, if it is not recognized by the Ministry of Health, in itself has no power. All the benefits of balneotherapy are based on the technical virtues of the devices used, such as jets.
WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF BALNEOTHERAPY?
Balneotherapy aims above all at well-being and getting back into shape. What is interesting is one, the effects of the devices, two, the weightlessness effect obtained by immersion in a pool and three, the relaxing power of hot water which facilitates handling. of the body. In short, balneotherapy:
- stimulates blood circulation
- reduces muscle contractures
- soothes feelings of heavy legs
- relieves osteoarthritis
- fights orange peel
BALNEOTHERAPY, THERMALISM, THALASSOTHERAPY, WHAT DIFFERENCES?
The difference is mainly based on the type of water used. Balneotherapy uses spring water or tap water, hydrotherapy uses spring water whose therapeutic virtues are approved by the Ministry of Health and thalassotherapy uses sea water, recognized for its remineralizing power.
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