How and when to apply therapeutic baths (salt, turpentine) and the power shower in osteochondrosis

Beneficial effects of mineral baths for health improvement of the person known long ago. Treatment using water treatments is a very effective component in many diseases, including pathologies of the skeleton. In combination with medical drugs therapeutic baths help get rid of even chronic diseases.

Medicinal baths in osteochondrosis improve overall health with the correct diet and a complex of therapeutic exercises. But water treatments are useful not only for treatment, they can be used to conduct and prevention of degenerative disc disease.

bath in osteochondrosis

with warm Baths and hot water contribute to the expansion of blood vessels, improve blood flow, eliminate blood stasis, helps the body cleanse itself of toxins. A warm bath can make at home with ordinary running water of a temperature of 40 degrees, staying there for about 20 minutes. After that you must wipe yourself dry, wrap up in a sheet and a blanket and lie down for half an hour.

power shower

Power shower is one of the effective health treatments in the treatment of degenerative disc disease. In addition to cleansing of the skin improves the condition of the spine and neck. This treatment stimulates the bloodstream in spazmirovannah the muscles that support the spine. Lowering the water temperature, which is characterized by this procedure has a beneficial effect on the system of lymph nodes.

The Procedure is as follows: water is fed by a stream, affects the body. The therapeutic effect is provided by a drench with 3 meter distance. Water washes the problem areas of the body.

One session lasts a quarter of an hour and is divided into two stages. The first stage is characterized by the use of a jet of hot water (40 degrees) much pressure. In the second stage, the pressure weakened and the jet massage movements are made.

Power shower is contraindicated in the following groups of persons:

  • pregnant women
  • people with diseases of the cardiovascular system;
  • people with hypertension
  • persons with certain skin diseases;
  • cancer patients
  • people who suffer from varicose veins.