Medical tourism, health tourism or health travel is growing globally because people are seeking medical treatment abroad for health improvement or specific health issues. Health tourism offers travelers the lowest priced health care, high quality service and treatments that are not accessible in their country of residence. It attracts many health-minded travelers who can explore unknown health and wellness destinations, services and facilities.
Medical spas utilize the healing power of nature, such as mineral spring water, salt and medical mud. It was widely used for various health-related treatments for centuries and in diverse countries. There is archeological evidence of mineral springs spa in Asia during the Bronze Age in the 3rd and Egypt in the 2nd century BC. People from European and Asian countries strongly believe in the health benefits of spa treatments. The natural therapeutic treatment method is not well-known and is not available in North America.
The therapeutic treatments are widely used for healing a variety of diseases and can be an excellent supplement to drugs and even their replacements for some diseases. Each medical spa resort specializes in the treatment of different medical conditions/indications. All medical therapy at medical spa resorts is prescribed individually by a highly-qualified doctor based on a client's health condition. There are many diseases that can be successfully treated by healing power of nature: joint disorder, musculoskeletal illness, skin conditions, gastrointestinal and metabolic disorder, affections of the liver and kidneys, respiratory disorder, allergy, stress, depression, diabetes, rheumatism, coronary and heart disease, gynecological disorder, circulatory system illness, etc. Medical spa procedures are the keys to successful rehabilitation after surgery or accident.
A wide range of therapeutic and wellness service are available at resorts: Inhalation Homeopathy Acupuncture Aromatherapy Therapeutic rehabilitation Halotherapy / salt therapy Mineral water drinking treatment Phototherapy: solarium, biotron lamp, sunlump Diagnostics: doctor's check up and laboratory tests Packs: mud, parafango, paraffin, special cream pack Physiotherapy: massage, therapeutic exercises, foot massage, lymph massage, traction Baloneotherapy: thermal mineral water pool, individual thermal mineral bath; salt, herb or mud bath Hydrotherapy: Kneipp water therapy, hydromassage, underwater jet massage, whirlpool Electrotherapy: galvanic bath, interference, magnetic therapy, diadinamic therapy, ultrasound therapy
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