Indications & Contraindications

Indications:

- inpatient and outpatient medical rehabilitation
- inflammatory and degenerative rheumatism (silent phase)
- treatment of conditions after loco-motor apparatus and spine injuries and surgery, spine surgery, and conditions after implantation of artificial joints (hip, knee, etc.)
- treatment of diseases of the central and peripheral nervous system
- rehabilitation of Children

Contraindications

There is a possibility that the thermal treatment aggravate patient's symptoms, this phenomenon is known as a "reaction to the spa." General symptoms of this reaction are bad mood, fatigue, headache, weakness, drowsiness, insomnia, loss of appetite, rapid pulse, and sometimes fever. Local symptoms include increased pain, and swelling of the joints.
This often occurs after 3-5 baths, but symptoms can occur earlier or later. The symptoms usually last few days, but sometimes even several weeks. In this case, the physician must determine whether it is a "response to the spa", if so, or if the symptoms increase, he decreases  the temperature of the water and the duration of the bath.