The sanatorium treatment of the spine

The spine is the main support of our body. Under the influence of various factors in the spine can occur degenerative changes that damage the vertebrae, cartilage, ligaments and muscles. In addition to the unpleasant symptoms of the disease also lead to reduced mobility, pressure on the internal organs, with disorder of their functions and even to disability. For the treatment of the spine using a range of activities, which include leisure in specialized sanatoriums, where treatment of the spine.

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That offer Spa facilities

Treatment administered in the rehabilitation period. The procedure is contraindicated in a state of exacerbation. Sanatoriums deal with such problems:

  • osteochondrosis, radiculitis;
  • curvature of the spine (scoliosis, kyphosis);
  • inflammation of the spinal cord (myelitis);
  • disc herniation;
  • post-operative rehabilitation;
  • systemic diseases of connective tissue.

Obligatory for the purpose of Spa treatment is to identify the disease in remission. There are many spas that spetsializiruyutsya only in the treatment of diseases of the musculoskeletal system. Treatment program of these resorts may include the following procedures.

  • Mud. This includes application, wraps, baths.
  • Therapy type: magnetic therapy, phonophoresis, laser therapy.
  • Balneotherapy. Depending on the natural resources of the sanatorium is used for various baths: radon, hydrogen sulfide, sodium, sodium chloride.
  • Acupuncture.
  • Swimming, gymnastics in the pool.
  • Manual therapy.
  • Massage.
  • Traction of the spine.
  • Through these procedures, a person regains the mobility in the tissues of normal circulation and nutrition, is a restorative effect on the body. For patients who have problems with the spine caused by excess weight, individually assigned to a special diet.

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    Osteochondrosis is dangerous not only in itself, but the fact that it can cause the formation of a herniated disc. The vertebra are surrounded by a dense ring of fibrous tissue. A hernia is a protrusion of the intervertebral disc with rupture of the fibrous ring. Most often, the hernia forms in the lumbosacral region. Hernia treatment is conservative and surgical methods.

    Sanatorium treatment of hernias of the spine will help the patient to do without surgery.


    Therapy is prescribed depending on age, stage of disease and individual characteristics of each patient. Thus, the spine has a beneficial effect with therapeutic mud. Mineral water is also used to treat back. Properties of water depend on the location of the sources themselves. Leech therapy is another procedure that is most effective for the treatment of cervical degenerative disc disease.

    Methods Impact
    Mud therapy. Therapeutic muds help to improve the nutrition of tissues, restores the functioning of the nervous system, improves blood circulation and increases the tone of the whole organism. In addition, the mud helps to promote healing and has an analgesic and anti-inflammatory effect.
    Mineral baths. Water from the outside saturate the cloth with essential minerals that promotes tissue regeneration. In conjunction with reception of mineral water inside, this method helps to strengthen not only muscle but also bone tissue human. In addition, the bath improves blood circulation and the nervous system.
    Hirudotherapy (therapy with medicinal leeches). In the saliva of leeches contains a special substance (the polypeptide hirudin), which has potent medicinal properties. With the help of leech therapy improves circulation, decreases inflammation and soreness. Also, this procedure is able to improve immunity and to normalize metabolic processes in the body.
    Acupuncture (acupuncture). It is an ancient Chinese method of treatment that is available in the sanatorium. The impact of the needle on the point stimulates the production of endorphins that have analgesic effect. Also improves blood circulation, relieve swelling, increases the tone of muscles.
    Underwater traction of the spine. Some resorts offer such a procedure: the patient is fixed on a special platform, which is lowered into the water. Then the spine is subjected to mechanical stretching, whereby the vertebrae fall into place and relieved pinched nerves. Due to the fact that the body is in the water, the muscles of the body relax completely.
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    Before proceeding, it is necessary to consult Spa doctor.

    The list of resorts

    If you decide to take a course in sanatoriums for the treatment of the spine, it is necessary to remember that the resort required for the rehabilitation and prevention of the disease. Many of the resorts, advertising their services, exaggerating the curative effect of its establishment. So no need to wait for a «miracle healing» of all their diseases. Patients interested in the question, in which sanitarium is best to treat such diseases as osteochondrosis.

    A sanatorium for the treatment of the spine in the CIS countries:

    • Belaya Vezha (Belarus);
    • «Rus» (Moscow, Russia);
    • «The Pearl Of The Caucasus» (Essentuki, Russia);
    • «Pyatigorsk» (Pyatigorsk, Russia);
    • «Yurmino» (Saki, Crimea);
    • Mishor (Crimea);
    • «Dnepr» (Yalta, Crimea);
    • «Tisa» (village of KVASy, Zakarpatska region, Ukraine).

    Spine treatment in the sanatorium has its contraindications. The sanatorium is prohibited during periods of exacerbation, when pronounced pain syndrome, septic diseases. In addition, the patient should not be infectious diseases (tuberculosis), and diseases of a chronic nature. Not recommended as motels and for women in late pregnancy.

    Osteochondrosis and intervertebral hernia is a fairly common disease, and to treat them there are many specialized agencies.