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Abhyanga – classical ayurveda massage
Massage for entire body with adaptation to an individual body type. During 60 minutes the patient’s whole body is massaged using agreeing with the patient warmed vegetable oils. The purpose is to remove residual substances, stimulate circulation, calm nervous system and relax tissues. The procedure is carried out in silence for better harmonisation of body functions. For massage sesame oil is used.
Ample pulse treatment
Muscles are being influenced by electric impulses (interference currency), as the result of which is improved the circulation of blood and decrease swellings. During the procedure the patient feels warmth, slight vibration, stings. The procedure is used for soothing back and neck aches, it is used in case of neuralgia, radiculitis. It is very suitable in case of acute pains, it has a quick pain-killing effect. It is also used as an anti-cellulite procedure, in such a case the length of the procedure is 30 min., the recommended course of treatment is 6-10 times.
Contraindications: cardiac rhythm disorders, cardiostimulator, inflammatory skin process in the procedure area, pregnancy, intra-uterine contraceptive device, oncological diseases, thyroid diseases, varicose veins, metal prosthesis, renal insufficiency.
Anti-cellulitis treatment in the wellness capsule, helps to reduce weight
This treatment, cleaning and providing nutrition to the fibres, helping to eliminate toxins and impurities, is regarded as the ideal following procedure after lymphomassage. Treatment stimulates metabolism, increasing elimination of toxins and impurities and keeping moisture balance in fibres. This body mask contains nutritional substances, helping to eliminate toxins and impurities, resulting in reduction of such problems as skin unevenness, inflation and muscular stress. Skin becomes even, fortified and regenerated.
Indications: problems with cellulitis, over-wheight, muscular stress, inflation.
Contraindications: heavy cardiovascular diseases, tumours, diseases accompanied by fever, dermatic diseases, pregnancy.
Aroma massage - real pampering for your body. A skilful choice of aroma therapy oils and slow, stroking movements relieve problems such as tense muscles, cellulite, stress, sleeping disorders, blood pressure fluctuations, climactic problems or just bad moods. Essential oils which strengthen your immune system stay in your body for up to 72 hours, rejuvenating tissues and improving the elasticity of your skin.
Aquarobics is one of possibilities for active exercises to the accompaniment of music in water. When moving in water the body is under the impact of water resistance, inertial- and buoyant force and swirls generated by movement serving as necessary training load for muscles.
Aims and effect of aquarobics:
- retaining and improvement of joints mobility,
- retaining and increasing muscle power,
- developing toughness,
- balance developing,
- improvement of co-ordination,
- improvement and retaining of functions of respiratory and cardiovascular organs,
- reducing loads on joints,
- weight losing effect,
- releasing muscle strain and painfulness,
- emotional variegation,
- experiencing success and competence.
Aquarobics is a safe therapy for almost everyone. The state similar to weightlessness in water facilitates the movements as the vertebral column is free of strain and all the energy can be directed to toning up muscles. Water also cushions all sharp movements and jolts.
Assessing the sole of the foot
Foot soles shall be assessed by means of the Pad Professional program, which helps to determine pathologies of the foot conduct fast diagnosis of bones and muscles and choose suitable orthopedic foot supports.
Ayurveda massage for face and head
Indian head massage has relaxing effect on muscles, reduces tautness in tension areas, releases residual substances from tissues, improves sleep and increases ability to concentrate. To reach higher relaxation level the head massage is done in combination with face massage and mask. Massage is given with warm sesame oil with added to it various kinds of ethereal oils (e.g. coconut oil to stimulate hair growth) in accordance with problems of the hair or scalp. Face mask is chosen with the consideration to the customer’s skin type. The choice can be made between moisturising, soothing and trimming face masks.
Cellulite massage helps to get rid of cellulite and unaesthetic chunks under your skin with the help of active substances (e.g. algae). Cellulite consists of water, grease and residual substance, which forms esthetically unpleasant layers under skin and can be disturbing problem. The massage will be conducted with special salon products to improve the metabolism, facilitate weight loss, excess liquid and discharge residual substance.
Ceremony of oriental essences
In the course of the ritual the client undergoes the traditional herbal Thai massage. The chakras are processed and the client will enjoy Indian massage. In the course of treatment there are used exciting ginger scrub balm, which opens gourmet senses and Marula massage oil. The treatment starts from the application of the scrub balm on the whole body, which is followed by a massage with aroma packages. In the stress – releasing final the treatment ends with stimulating motions. Relax yourself in the world, which is inspired by Asia, Thai massage, dancing and the Moroccan hammam massage.
is a strong (2-3 atm) water stream, which is directed to standing people from 3 metre distance.The procedure improves blood circulation, enhances muscle tone and the skin’s elasticity, and has a generally stimulating and cellulite preventing effect.
Indications for Charcot shower: arthritis, water and metabolic disorders, muscle tension, rheumatism, stress, muscle exhaustion, aching muscles.
Contraindications for Charcot shower: acute diseases with high temperature, tuberculosis; cardio-vascular diseases, kidney pathologies, gastric ulcer and duodenum ulcer, malignant tumors, psychoses, dermal mucosa, varicose veins, pregnancy.
Chocolate body wrap
Bid good bye to stress and greet harmony from chocolate! Chocolate made of cacao beans has a considerable effect on skin. Evergreen cacao tree grows on the upper reaches of the rivers Amazon and Orinoco and its Latin name Theobroma means “fruit of gods”. The wrap of cacao powder from beans of cacao tree helps to improve the body silhouette and reduce the “orange peel” phenomenon of skin. Scientific research witness to stimulating effect of cacao on endorphins, i.e. combination of happiness hormones, contributing to heightened spirits and having efficient impact on fat burning process at the same time. Chocolate wrap containing caffeine and polyphenol from cacao beans has figure improving, nutritive, moisturising and invigorating effect on skin and - last but not least – helps to get rid of cellulite. Deluxe chocolate procedure grants to organism all physiological and emotional healing properties without any excessive calorie!
Chromotherapy or healing with colours
Аppаratus for chromotherapy allows to enjoy a “bath of colours” where colours replace each other and stream through water in the bath, and where blending and division of the visible spectrum creates the unique visual effect making colourful changes within the whole range of the spectrum – beginning from the relaxing and calming colours and finishing with the balancing and activating ones. By the moment it has been found out that the monochrome colour influences the vital parameters of the organism such as blood pressure, pulse, breathing. For example, the above-mentioned features can be increased due to the red, yellow and orange colours while the green, lilac and blue colours help to reduce those parameters. We are offering chromotherapy in a complex with herbal pearl baths as well as together with different health capsules.
Cleopatra’s milk bath
Natural milk in the form of silky froth carries you into the world of perception, caressing your skin with unbelievable tenderness. The bath turns into a snow-white lake filling all your senses with tranquillity and contentment. Your body is surrounded with pleasant and delicate cinnamon aroma. Caress from milk proteins and sea collagen moistures the skin and invigorates it with nutrients. Harmony of body, soul and mind revived in natural milk froth opens the secret of Cleopatra’s beauty to us.
Coffee body wrap
Caffeine acts as fluid extractor, it improves the metabolism of tissues and has an anti-cellulite effect. The procedure has a relaxing effect, nice aroma creates positive emotions. The procedure starts with peeling of the whole body with chocolate scrub. It is followed by 20 minutes of coffee wrap and a relaxing massage.
Curative gymnastics accelerates healing processes and restores the ability to work. Curative gymnastics is essential for joint diseases (to improve or restore the joint's function), for rehabilitation in case of central and peripheral paralysis and in post-traumatic treatment. It shall be conducted by a physiotherapist in small groups or individually. Exercises are different depending on the disease and the person's general condition.
Deep hair care and scalp treatment
Clean hair and scalp are covered in slight massage movements by the deep treatment mask. The mask is left on the head for 10-15 minutes and is thereafter carefully rinsed off. As the result is improved the blood supply of the scalp, texture of hair and also hair growth. For the better result hair treatment can be executed as a treatment course 1 time a week during the approximate period of two months.
Primitive people used ear candles in their curative procedures for a long time. Ear candles facilitate energy circulation and their effect is based on burning. In the first or induction phase negative pressure is formed in the ear and the smoke of herbs and honey descends to the auditory tube. In the second or main phase the pressure alternates, stimulating energy points and reflections in the ear area. During the third or fireplace phase glands in the auditory tube are activated. Congested pores open and the rising air extracts resin from the ear.
Ear candles are made of pure cotton fibre, containing honeycomb wax, propolis, essential oils and herbs and they soften and remove resin from the ear, relieve pain, enhance local blood circulation, stimulate hearing, improve lymph circulation and metabolism.
Indications for ear candles: nervousness, insomnia, stress, headaches, colds, inflammation, concentration problem
EKG - electrocardiogram - graphic projection of the heart muscle's action. We make EKG's upon the doctor's prescription or the patient's wish.
- Darsonval treatment - the use of a high-frequency oscillating current. This treatment improves blood circulation and tissue metabolism, and in addition it relieves and soothes muscular tension.
Indications: multiple nerve pain, neural headaches, local blood circulation disorders, trophic ulcer, wrinkle prevention, tromboflebitis, hair loss, migrene.
- Ultrasound treatment - application of high-frequency, low-intensity sound for treatment purposes. The procedure has analgesic, relaxing, and anti-inflammatory effects. Ultrasound treatment shall also be used through ointments.
Indications: chronic arthritis and nerve inflammation, degenerative joint diseases, chronic pain syndromes, scar tissue and surface junctions and contracture.
- Magnetic therapy - tissues are treated by a low-frequency magnetic field, which improves their metabolism and has an analgesic and relaxing effect. In addition it lowers blood pressure, so it may be used successfully on people with high blood pressure and the elderly.
Indications: peripheral nervous diseases, chronic muscular and joint diseases, post-traumatic edema, chronic dermatological diseases, varicose veins, hypertonia.
- Magnetic laser therapy - a low-frequency magnetic field enhances the effect of the laser. This therapy has strong anti-inflammatory, edema relieving, analgesic and rehabilitation enhancing qualities.
Indications: arthritis, inflammation of the periosteum, trophic ulcer.
- SPA face care is recommended for everyone desiring to have relaxing and wellness inspiring care in SPA environment. Face care relaxes and softens face skin giving it exceptional elasticity. During the care procedure and at the request of the customer the eyelashes and eyebrows are painted and the latter corrected. During the face mask hands are massaged.
- Face treatment for men - a luxurious facial treatment that is suitable for the modern hasty life. It includes massage and mask, as the result of which the skin becomes soft and moisturized.
- Lift defense face care – an effective, skin trimming and fine wrinkles smoothing special care for ageing skin. The skin becomes tauter, metabolism of skin cells is intensified, resistance power of the skin is increased and ageing processes appear much later.
- Oxygen treatment – for improvement of skin metabolism. The task of skin cells is to regulate breathing of cells for retaining normal vital functions. Good skin complexion and youthfulness is interconnected with skin metabolic processes. The treatment is good for tired and colourless skin.
- Moisturising care - the care is meant for a customer whose skin is dry or has low moisture level. It is of deep mosturising and nutritive quality protecting the skin against weather influences, reviving it and retaining moisture balance.
- Care for periphery of eyes - really professional and exclusive kind of care effective for wrinkles, darkness as well as swellings under eyes.
- Sea buckthorn-carrot treatment – an exclusive treatment for the facial, neck, cleavage and upper back areas. Stress, sleeplessness, travel exhaustion and other negative factors damage our skin and therefore it needs vitamins and minerals that give the skin back its strength and radiance. Sea buckthorn – carrot treatment does all of this. Sea buckthorn enhances skin recovery, carrot is soothing and skin softening. The treatment includes a peeling mask and massage for the facial, neck, cleavage and upper back areas.
- Bilberry facial treatment - meant for couperosed and sensitive facial skin. Treatment relieves, moisterizes and reduces vascular-dermic vessels. At the same time it protects capillaries. Extraordinarily fine effect of relaxation.
Face paraffin is ideal for face skin care and has rejuvenating effect. The skin softening and nourishing paraffin mask has stimulating effect on blood circulation, improves the blood supply of the skin, decreases muscle tension, is soothing and relaxing.
Grapes-wine body wrap
A privileged and unique form in struggle against stress. The last word in cosmetic procedures. Red grapes have powerful effect against free radicals due to polyphenol content in seeds and pulp which, in cosmetic products in the form of compress, become real medicine against ageing. Micronised powder from extract of red grapes, wine and oils in combination with water forms a pleasantly creamy pinkish wrapping tenderly fondling your body. Wine therapy helps the skin to retain its youthfulness and elasticity adding to its radiance, strength and tonicity, preventing untimely ageing processes and releasing stress.
Yoga is one of the oldest systems for man’s mental, physical and spiritual development. Hatha –yoga seeks integrity between the body and soul. Positions (asanas) and supporting them breathing technique (pranayama) help to understand one’s body - the basis for mental discipline and concentration. They are the means to activate life energy, set in order brain work, recognize the roots of stress and be able to relax consciously. In the course of trainings various positions are introduced as every new position serves to balance the next one. Extension-, turning-, balancing- and backbone correction exercises are to be covered.
Herbal Jacuzzi - enhances nerve and cardiovascular functions, reduces stress, sea minerals facilitate skin metabolism and remove excessive liquid from your body.
Different concentrates of hot water and herbs have a relaxing stress relieving effect; in addition they treat skin inflammation and relieve pain. We use warm fresh water baths (temp 36-38 degrees) with herbal extracts.
We use the following concentrates in the herbal Jacuzzi:
- balm bath oil - for nervousness and stress,
- valerian and hop bath oil - for sleeping disorders caused by restlessness and excessive tension,
- pine extract - made of pine needles; stimulates the nervous system, improves blood circulation, increases the body's power of resistance,
- natural sea salt - sea salt baths improve metabolism and reduce edema; also suitable for chronic dermal diseases,
- chamomile bath oil - for skin inflammation, softens skin,
- algae extract and salt - softens and moisturizes skin,
- horse chestnut extract - improves blood circulation, suitable for varicose veins,
- mud extract and salt – suitable for rheumatism problems,
- eucalypt-menthol – for any kind of cold and flu, stimulates breathing,
- lavender – suitable for rheumatism and pain in lower back,
- rosemary - in case of fatigue, helps to improve blood circulations.
Honey massage is one of the ancient Tibetan curing massages. In such massage honey is used as a sticky substance, by the means of which it is possible to remove from the body “contaminated” energy and by entering the blood circulation through skin, honey also passes to the body its excellent treatment qualities, which finally heal the body, improve digestion, assimilation of nutrients, metabolism. As the results of the massage energetic channels are cleansed, energy starts to flow in them freely again, removing sickness-causing clogs – healing takes place through the mentioned process. The originality of the method lies in the fact that additionally to the body healing it also heals the soul – it removes psychological blocks. Honey massage may cause a little pain.
Indications: back problems, arthritis, cold, metabolism problems, dry form of psoriasis, cellulite problems.
Contraindications: general contraindications to massage, festers, alcohol intoxication, diabetes, pregnancy, young age (childhood), skin diseases, severe psychological disorders, high blood pressure, cardiac diseases, pacemaker, allergy to honey.
Infrared rays are completely harmless to the human body, and they have nothing in common with ultraviolet rays. An infrared sauna is milder on your health, as the temperature only rises up to 40-60 degrees. However, one perspires much more than in a regular sauna. This sauna enables infrared rays to penetrate deep into the human body and warm all organs from the inside. The infrared sauna helps you to get rid of muscle tension and colds easily. The sauna fastens your blood supply and metabolism, it’s perfect for improving the condition of skin and complexion, strengthens the immune system and can be used as a general beauty treatment procedure. Infrared saunas are also efficient in treating cellulite. Thermal energy is an efficient cure for treating various sports traumas and sprains. It’s recommended to drink plenty of water before using infrared sauna. Recommended length of a session at the infrared sauna is 20-30 minutes.
Indications of infrared sauna: muscle and joint aches, cold, nasal, throat and ear problems, overweight, cellulite, slight skin burns.
Contraindications of infrared sauna: severe traumas and inflammations (bursitis, arthritis, tendonitis), cardiovascular insufficiency, cardiac diseases, blood circulation problems, blood coagulation problems, swellings, large scars, sensitivity problems, tumors, pregnancy.
Before using of infrared sauna please consult a doctor in case you are sick or your health condition is unclear. Also consult a doctor, if you take medication or in case you have metal implants, artificial joints or silicon.
Inhalation - inhaling medicine in aerosol form. The patient inhales a medicinal spray using a mask or small tube (mouthpiece). Depending on the case the medicine may be an expectorant, bronchial spasm relaxing or just moisturizing-calming. Procedures will be conducted every day. One procedure lasts for 10 minutes. The length of the course of treatment depends on the disease.
We use the following inhalations:
• chamomile-inhalation - for treating chronic and acute nasopharyngeal and upper respiratory tract inflammation,
• ambroxol (expectorant) inhalation - for treating acute bronchitis, inflammation of the windpipe and chronic obstructive lung diseases,
• ventolin inhalation - for patients with asthma and chronic obstructive bronchitis; dilates the bronchi, relieves breathing.
A procedure for the whole body. Includes exerting pressure on nerves, stretches, massage, manipulation of the spine, neck, chest, ribs and lumbar vertebra. Japanese massage or Yumeiho is based on acupressure, muscle massage, energetic massage and manual therapy. Suitable for relieving pain in the head, neck and sacral bone area as well as in the hands, back and legs. Helps to correct posture problems.
Japanese massage is not recommended in case of inflammatory processes, fever, tumors, pregnancy, mental diseases and haemorrhages.
- Measuring cholesterol - cholesterol is measured from capillary blood (i.e. fingertip blood test). The general cholesterol content is determined.
- Determining blood sugar content in blood - blood sugar content is determined from fingertip blood. The test will be taken in the morning, on an empty stomach, if the doctor has not prescribed otherwise.
Laser therapy - analgesic, anti-inflammatory, and reducing allergic hypersensitivity. Laser beams were first used in 1961. As a result of this treatment:
- oxygen content in blood increases,
- nerve ending sensitivity decreases,
- blood supply improves,
- metabolism improves,
- air circulation in lungs improves,
- hematopoiesis improves,
- pains, edemas and inflammation symptoms diminish or disappear,
- tissue restoration intensifies,
- immunological processes intensify,
- blood's ability to bind oxygen increases.
Laser therapy also provides good results in case of joint, muscular and tendon inflammation and in treating post-traumatic conditions, trophic ulcer and phlebitis. The course of treatment should consist of at least 3 procedures, a maximum of 10 (16) procedures. The length of the course depends on the diagnosis. The final effect of laser therapy can only be seen weeks later; however, most of the patients feel improvement even during the course. Treatment courses may be conducted 2-3 times a year; the interval between two courses should be at least 3 months.
Contraindications of laser therapy: malignant tumours, blood diseases, cardiac or renal failure, tuberculosis, contagious diseases, toxic increase of the thyroid gland (thyrotoxicosis), pregnancy.
Light therapy - helps to get rid of fatigue, sleepiness and the feeling of depression. In the Nordic countries in winter it is almost always dark, and so people became depressive and vulnerable to colds. In order to decrease the contents of "sleep substance" or melatonin the diencephalon has to receive a relatively natural light impulse, which you can only get from the sun or Biotron lamps. The NASA Space Centre has developed Biotron lamps, which are healthier than real sunlight and do not contain harmful ultraviolet radiation.
Light therapy provides good results in cases of dermal diseases, backaches, pains in joints and soft tissue, headaches and muscular spasms. Light therapy is also used for treating bulimia, post-traumatic wounds and bedsores.
Local cold therapy
Local cold therapy - for treating acute joint and muscular inflammation, fresh traumas and burns. Small packets filled with special gel stored at -12 degrees are used for local cold therapy. Packets wrapped in a textile cover are placed on the treated area for 10 - 15 minutes.
Local peat treatment
Healing virtues of swamp water and peat have been used in Middle-Europe for centuries. Healing peat contains many herbal combinations that have healing effect and it resembles clay from its virtue. We use thin cushions filled with crunched natural healing peat, which by warming up, give good impact in many cases.
Indications: chronic pains in connective and locomotive system – arthritis, back pains caused by changes in vertebral column, pains in muscles, tendons and nerves caused by stress, post traumatic impairments
Contraindications: acute diseases with high temperature, tuberculosis, heavy cardiovascular diseases, untreated hypertonia, severe inflammations of joints or soft dermis, traumas.
Soft massage stimulates the circulation of lymph liquids and activates the removal of residues from the body. Relaxes and eases muscle tension, provides good results in case of edema, blood circulation disorders and metabolic diseases. Lymph massage is used in medical and beauty treatment.
Massage - this is the best know method for relieving stress and tension. Improves metabolism, restores energy losses and creates perfect pleasure.
Treatment packages include 25-minute massage procedures. In order to gain the best results during this time a partial body massage will be given according to the patient's wishes and the doctor's recommendations.
Massage is indicated for various morbid conditions: post-traumatic conditions of bones and muscles, chronic pain syndromes, diseases related to muscular atrophy or excessive muscular tension.
Massage is contraindicated if the patient suffers from: malignant tumour, acute tuberculosis, cardiac failure or renal failure, acute inflammation, fever, contagious diseases, leukemia, psychosis, varicose congestion.
Massage chair with music
Massage chair with music - a relaxing and calming procedure, which also normalizes blood pressure. The patient sits on a comfortable chair, letting music and vibrations work on him/her.
Contraindications: high blood pressure, headaches, fever, bone pathologies, inflammation of muscular connections, arrhythmia.
Measuring body fat percentage
Fat content monitor, Omron BF306, works on principle of bioimpedance: the height, weight, age and sex are entered in the device. On the basis of this data and the value of measured body resistance organism fat content is established. The result in per cents is displayed on the screen and the device also calculates the index of body mass. This is a simple and convenient method for determining fat content of the body and observation of its changes in the course of trainings and lowering of weight.
Measuring bone density
Osteoporosis – thinning of bones – is a slowly developing secretive disease, which has no previous symptoms. In case of this disease the bone mass reduces, bones become weaker and break more frequently. Symptoms of the disease are constant bone aches, changes of posture and decreasing height. Measuring bone density is a convenient, painless and fast procedure. You will learn the results immediately. Diagnostics shall be conducted by a doctor by means of the ultrasound apparatus.
The procedure involves the use of toxine-extracting scrub from sea salt and body wrap into sea mud. The treatment improves skin’s blood circulation, helps the skin to acquire the balance of minerals and microelements. The ritual ends with a relaxing massage.
Mud treatment with aromatic herbs and massage
Aromatic mud treatment - this treatment has a peeling effect, it facilitates excess liquid and residual substance discharge, improves the metabolism, facilitates weight loss, relaxes tensed muscles and treats chronic inflammation. Treatment combines mud and massage treatment procedures. It consists of full massage treatment with specially enriched sea mud (efficient natural active substances will be added to the mud), a body-wrap in active mud, a shower and finally a back massage with light, nutritious oil.
Healing mud reduces muscle tension, relieves rheumatic ailments, improves the skin metabolism, it is effective in removal of toxins and residual substances, it smooths skin and reduces cellulite. In addition to that, healing mud brings down stress, helps alleviate the transitional age problems. Essential oils, that strengthen the immune system, can be retained in the human organism up to 72 hours, thus rejuvenating the tissues and increasing the skin elasticity.
The patient sits in a comfortable armchair and listens to relaxing music through earphones, specially composed to cure headaches, stress or insomnia. After a mud or water procedure this guarantees real relaxation, besides resonance music therapy suits well after any intensive procedure. Music therapy - 30-60 minutes of a special musical microcosm, subconsciously balancing the internal harmony of a person.
Nerve channels massage
Nerve channels massage, originating from the 1700's in Russia, shall be given regularly to tense nerve channels on a relatively small body area (e.g. head or face). This massage presumes absolute relaxation of muscles in the massaged area and in a nutshell the procedure means influencing the connective tissue by rotating movements. The procedure lasts for 45-120 minutes and intensity depends on the condition of the patient's muscles and his/her sensitivity. The procedure may be somewhat painful.
Indications: long-term pain in connective and locomotive organs.
The modern version of Nordic walking was introduced in Finland in 1997 where at present there are more than half a million active Nordic walking enthusiasts. Today, there are many Nordic walking enthusiasts also in Germany, Switzerland and Austria and this particular style of walking is being introduced in the United States as well.
Nordic walking is mainly intended for people who do their job sitting behind desks all day, but it is also very suitable for older people and those who suffer from joint or back pains.
In addition to the muscle groups used during regular walking, Nordic walking also trains the muscles of the arms, shoulders, chest and back. At the same time, the walking poles reduce the pressure on the joints of the legs and feet as you walk because they let the arms carry some of the body weight.
Nordic walking increases
- the heart rate
- the consumption of oxygen
- the energy used, by as much as max. 50%
If the weather is too cold or poor or in case you are weaker in health you can also do Nordic walking indoors– in a sports hall or in a long corridor.
It is enough if you start off with your Nordic walking sessions at a low intensity, walking 20 to 30 minutes at a time with a maximum pulse rate of 50 to 60%. Later on, depending on your health and ability, you can intensify the training (by increasing both the length of the sessions as well as your pulse rate).
The benefits of Nordic walking compared to regular walking:
- Nordic walking:
- increases stamina;
- reduces the pressure put on the joints (hips, knees and feet) and on the back;
- helps to cross gentle slopes of the terrain faster;
- improves the posture of your body while walking;
- helps to maintain balance on slippery or uneven ground.
The benefits of Nordic walking compared to running/jogging:
- Nordic walking:
- Considerably decreases the pressure on the joints (hips, knees and feet) and the back;
- You can talk to your companion while exercising;
- You can enjoy the nature around you.
There are no direct contraindications to Nordic walking (except serious illnesses). Everyone should determine the suitable initial intensity of the training – to be slowly increased over time – either on their own or, in case of any health problems, with the help of their doctor.
Parafango body care
Parafango is an effective method for cellulite cure and release of residual substances from the organism by means of warm paraffin-mud mixture with added to it special active substances. Before starting the procedures a conversation for correct determination of patient’s problems and cellulite type is held. The procedure has lipolytic, antioedematic and circulation improving effect. The procedure results in smaller girth and reduction of cellulite. It is expedient before and after liposuction, after pregnancy, for relaxation, toning up the skin and in the occasion of strained muscles.
Contraindications: skin damage, wounds, dermatitis, phlebitis, emphysema, acute disease, peripheral vascular disease, sensitivity disorders, diabetes, and pregnancy.
Paraffin therapy - has an analgesic and anti-inflammatory effect. A good treatment for chronic joint and muscular diseases and post-traumatic changes. Paraffin therapy is used for softening muscles before massage and joints before physiotherapy. As a result of heat, capillaries extend, supplementary capillaries open, blood and lymph circulation becomes more intense.
A mixture of paraffin and ozocerite heated at 80 degrees and cooled down to 39-42 degrees shall be used for therapy. Adding ozocerite to paraffin gives the mixture a larger thermal capacity - a quality to provide the body with heat more slowly and over a longer period.
Paraffin-applications shall be conducted within treatment packages either every day or every other day.
Paraffin treatment for hands and feet
Hand and foot paraffin treatment - moisturizes deeply, treats the skin and improves blood circulation, softens cuticles and feeds the skin. We offer tea tree oil paraffin (antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, enhances the healing process of small wounds, heats and improves blood circulation) for feet and peach paraffin (contains vitamin E, softens and feeds the skin, heats and improves blood circulation) for hands.
Foot care, in the course of which after correcting of the length of toenails and processing of thickenings, the feet are given an aesthetic look. After the treatment the feet are massaged slightly by applying cream and if required the nails are also varnished.
In the Pilates system there exist around 500 different exercises. The exercises are mainly static and are directed to training of the body muscles. Peaceful and moderate training gives upon regular following a good posture and flexibility. It is suitable both for fitness training and rehabilitation treatment, as each exercise have got alternative exercises (used in case of injuries). It gives good results in case of back problems.
Pirita Lava Stone Ceremony (duration 1 hour)
The Pirita Lava Stone Ceremony offers you maximum relaxation and wellbeing. The exfoliation with Bernard Cassiere honey and sugar scrub makes your skin incredibly soft, invigorates it and improves oxygen supply. Perfect for all skin types.
This hot stone massage is based on oriental traditions and uses special polished lava stones that radiate heat and transfer positive energy and help your body and mind achieve deep relaxation. The heat released from the stones stimulates circulation, relieves muscle tension, balances the energies and helps to reduce stress.
Puncture massage for the feet (sole massage)
Acupressure - this is a five thousand-year-old oriental massage method, which uses a finger to exert pressure on bioactive points on the sole. The sole is an extremely important area in reflex therapy as reflections of all organs are located there. For diagnosing and treatment acupressure is based on classical medicine, anatomy, physiology and pathology. Acupressure is used for treating arthritis and spinal diseases, gynecological diseases, nervous pain, indigestion and related diseases, stomach and gall bladder diseases, cardiovascular diseases, respiratory tract diseases, colds, headaches, migraines, insomnia, fatigue, hair loss and impotence.
Contraindications: tumours blood diseases, fever, severe heart and kidney diseases, acute tuberculosis, gastric ulcer, hyperactivity, dermatohpythia and pregnancy.
REIKIenergy - the essence of all essential. REIKI comes from Japanese and means higher science and vitality (REI -universal, higher science, KI - vitality). We use the form of treatment called Usul Shiki Ryoho or Usui's natural healing method after the rediscoverer of REIKI Mikao Usui. In the course of the procedure REIKI energy penetrates the therapist's crown chakra and exits through his/her palms, thus regulating the patient's energy body and physical being.
Sessions of modern spray physiotherapy or halo therapy are conducted in the salt chamber. The main active components are fine salt spray and accurately controlled temperature and humidity during the treatment session. Salt spray stimulates the protective mechanisms of the respiratory passages, has a cleaning, expectorant and anti-inflammatory effect. This is a universal treatment for the whole respiratory tract as nose pathologies are often accompanied with diseases of the respiratory passages. Salt reduces panting and swelling of the respiratory tract, it becomes easier to relieve sputum, sneezing stops, congested noses open and runny noses are reduced or they stop completely. As salt contains negative ions it is also good for the nervous system and has a stress-relieving effect.
Indications: bronchial asthma, chronic rhinosinusophaty, adenoids, chronic pharyngitis, psoriasis, eczemas, allergic dermatitis, adiffuse neurodermatitis, stress, exhaustion.
Contraindications: high temperature, acute virus disease, acute fit of asthma, cardiac insufficiency; kidney diseases, acute pulmanological diseases, tuberculosis, respiratory insufficiency, untreated hypertonia.
Massage chair – an efficient additional device to hand massage. In the vibration massage chair there are used vibrators of different shape, frequency and strength that influence the whole body by creating changes in all organs and tissues. Blood supply activates, metabolism increases, tiredness of muscles disappears and working ability increases.
While lying in a comfortable massage chair the neck, shoulder area and back are being massaged, stretched, thwacked and nerve points are being pressed. It is recommended in case of depression, sleep disorders, post-operational and chronical pain, muscle strains and tiredness.
Contraindications of a massage chair: cardiovascular and kidney disorders, fever, cancer, severe inflammations.
Shin Do massage
Japanese massage Shin Do (work with body) combines traditional massage, meditation, breathing exercises and stretching. It relieves the body of physical tension and pain, influences your spirit and body energy, calms and helps to balance your soul. It relieves various ailments. You can expect fast results in case of stress, overwork, backaches and headaches. In case of more serious diseases it contributes to the effect of the main therapy. For preventive purposes 1-2 Shin-Do sessions a month are sufficient.
The ritual starts with scrubbing of the whole body with sea salts, which is followed by a body wrap with a green tea and red wine mask. In the course of treatment there are used the massage movements of slimming-digi. The magic words of the heavenly therapy are softness, playfulness, relaxation, well-being, sensuality and gourmet. The result is slimming, loss of excessive fluid, detoxication, decrease of cellulite, as the result of which the client can see behind a wonderful reflection in the mirror also a satisfied, life enjoying human being.
SPA manicure – beautiful hands and a superb feeling! Hands are scrubbed with a mild scrubbing cream. This is followed by a regular manicure – nails are filed and cuticles are cut. Hands are covered with a softening and stimulating mask for 5-10 minutes. After that the skin is slightly massages with nourishing, soothing and moisturizing hand cream. If required, the nails are also varnished.
Scrubbing cream is applied on feet. The removal of the scrubbing cream is followed by regular pedicure – skin thickenings are removed, toenails are clipped and filed, cuticles are cut. Feet are covered with a moisturizing mask for 10-15 minutes. This is followed by a light massage with the application of foot cream. If required, the nails are also varnished.
Contraindications: sensitive skin and varicose veins.
Sport massage is one of the types of curative massages with the aim to support the rehabilitation abilities of the organism and restore functional integrity of it, also to raise its ability to work to reduce general fatigue. Sport massage is effective in preparation for competitions (instead of training) as well as against fatigue. It is a complex of special techniques to raise athletic abilities preparing a sportsman for continuous and active muscle work and accelerating rehabilitation processes. Special attention is focused on a certain group of muscles and their (and their junctures), undergoing maximum loads in corresponding kind of sport. It is used for an instant acquisition and retaining of athletic form. Sport massage is more intensive than classical massage and meant above all for a sporty person with the purpose to improve blood supply of muscles, elasticity of connective tissue, prevent traumas and contribute to healing of already existing ones. Restorative massage is indicated after a great physical load.
Stone massage is a healing method reaching back for thousands of years and was known among Indians and Chinese as well and, according to the data from historical records, was enjoyed already by ancient Roman imperators. Stone massage based on oriental teaching is made with specially polished lava stones radiating heat and transmitting positive energy. In stone massage stone energy, stone heat and man’s energetic system is combined. During the massage energy blockades are relieved and body’s energy balanced by means of stones thus bringing about improvement of health.
Massage is founded on the theory that human body has seven energy centres or chakras conducting exchange of energy with surrounding sphere as well as in the organism. Disorders in the work of chakras may bring about depression, low spirits or incompetence. The purpose of the massage is by stimulating certain body areas to release energy eliminating physical troubles caused by changes of vital capacity. Before massage the stones are heated to right temperature for the patient and placed on certain points or chakras of the body. By placing stones on all seven chakras the stone passes its heat through vibrations to the body. The heat from stones expands blood vessels curing circulation, soothing pains and relaxing tension in muscles, adding to skin elasticity, activating lymphatic system, having favourable effect on hormones, digestive- and metabolic system, balancing energy and contributing to getting free from stress.
Not recommended in case of wounds and ulcers, high blood pressure, varicose veins and several skin diseases. Also not recommended to pregnant and persons hypersensitive to heat.
Strain test enables to valuate physical capability, investigate heart situation and changes arising from variable loads. It is necessary information of load tolerance at a given moment to be considered e.g. before commencement of training with persons having no training at all or very little training. According to the results of the test the person carrying out testing shall give recommendations for further trainings. It is also necessary for sportsmen to know at which pulse rate to train.
Strain test is not allowed for the persons with weight exceeding 135 kg or with symptoms during the last 6 months as follows:
- Pains in the area of sternum, tumour diseases, related to load dyspnea, dizziness, and arrhythmia, frequent pains in the back, pain in the neck, shoulders or joints hindering movements.
- Overstrain from physical activity.
- Physical activity brings about headache.
- The tested person has suffered from temperature, cold or unreasonable fatigue during last 2 week period.
Relaxation is not just a rest, but a general state, a part of daily life. The ability to achieve complete relaxation guarantees mental balance and general physical well-being. During the stretching-relaxation therapy session are being done a number of stretching exercises under the supervision of a physiotherapist. The therapy session helps to decrease tension and stress, improve concentration ability and increase the mobility of joints and lung ventilation.
Stretching therapy - has a good effect on rigid back, blood circulation disorders, back deformations, rheumatism, indigestion, intervertebral disc hernias, radiculitis, knee and joint ailments and stress. This unique system, originating from Sweden, is more suitable for young and middle-aged patients.
Stretching is conducted on a Mastercare therapy table. The patient is fixed at the ankles, then taken to a horizontal position and then to a downward-head position at a 15-40 degree angle, so that the body's weight will be the stretching power. Thus, mechanical pressure on the spine and nerves decreases. The instructor can also guide you to exercise actively on the stretching bench.
Contraindications: high blood pressure, dizziness, osteoporosis, adiposis, advanced age.
Because of today’s quick and stressful lifestyle it is important to train relaxation. Relaxation is the ability to be and lead an everyday life stress-free. Tension-relaxation therapy exercises are a good start for gaining the balance, for getting rid of tension and stress and for the increase of concentration ability. The patient does light exercises upon the supervision of a physiotherapist and it is followed by absorption into the created visionary picture and relaxation.
Thai massage - a cooperation between your body, mind and feelings. There are about 72 000 points on your body and its body of external energy. Thai massage is centered on ten, which is sufficient for restoring the balance of your whole body's energy, muscles and internal organs. Thai massage works on your whole body - by using breathing techniques, swinging pressure techniques and firm, strong pressing. Blocked energy shall be released, gentle, tense muscles are relaxed and the soul shall be given a possibility to speak. The person who gets the massage feels that his/her muscles relax and joints become more mobile. In general he/she experiences extreme peace.
Advantages of Thai massage:
- activates blood circulation and lymph system,
- relieves muscular tension,
- increases joint mobility,
- stimulates the functions of internal organs,
- you are more in touch with your body,
- balances your body's aura and points,
- balances chakras.
Contraindications for Thai massage: artificial joints, cardiovascular diseases, osteoporosis, cancer, diseases associated with fever, chronic dermal diseases and pregnancy.
Treatment for tired feet
Treatment for tired feet – for heavy, aching, spasmodic and swollen feet. This procedure improves blood circulation in feet, discharges excessive liquid from feet and gives your feet a wonderful, light feeling. The procedure is just as efficient as it is enjoyably relaxing. Your feet are wrapped with active substances and massaged gently.
Treatment with nourishing and lifting effect in the wellness capsule
This treatment is meant for intensive moisturizing and toning of skin, regenerating its elasticity and providing nutrition. Client can relax during the treatment, while with the help of tiny minerals, vitamins and enzymes, which seaweed mask contains, toxins and impurities are eliminated. The mask with seaweed and green tea helps to recover moisture balance of skin and provides long-term protection. The treatment is also ideal for smoothing of fine wrinkles and whitening of pigmental spots.
Indications: recovery of skin moisture, smoothing of wrinkles, whitening of pigmental spots.
Contraindications: heavy cardiovascular diseases, tumours, diseases accompanied by fever, dermatic diseases, pregnancy.
Underwater massage improves blood circulation and muscle tone and reduces excessive tension. It suits for treating rheumatism, arthritis, sleeping and metabolic disorders, backaches, kidney ailments, migraine and stress. As a result of this massage blood circulation accelerates, oxygen content of the blood increases, improving metabolism and helping the body to get rid of toxins and residues. A good method for stress treatment. In underwater massage the therapist does not touch the patient and the effect is lighter. During the procedure, the patient lies in a large bathtub filled with warm water and the therapist massages the whole body using a jet of water under 0.6-1.5 atmospheres of pressure. The jet of water has a strong pressing effect on relaxed tissues without causing any unpleasant or painful sensations. Underwater massage is suitable for limited joint mobility and lymphostasis.
Contraindicated in case of acute infections, contagious diseases and skin infections.
Cupping is an ancient healing method. Here natural rubber cups are used for placing on diseased area. Vacuum massage is applied for curing joint- and muscle pains, bronchitis, pneumonia, spasm of muscles, accumulation of cellulite.
In cupping process massage oil is applied on the skin, cup is set on diseased place and air is forced out. Vacuum, formed under the cup, drags the skin in. Next the cup is moved along the skin. Cups may remain on the painful spot for 2-3 minutes. 15 minutes of cupping massage is equal to an hour of manual massage. After the massage it is recommendable to use big quantities of liquids due to oedema resulting from cupping and to intensify metabolic activity. Vacuum massage may cause suffusions therefore it is contraindicative for patients with coagulation problems and those getting anticoagulant treatment.
Diseases with progressing temperature, tumour diseases, pregnancy and cardiac insufficiency are also contraindicative.
Varicose vein treatment for legs with gel
As the years go by, a lot of people, especially women, will have capillaries „grid“ and under-skin varicose veins on their feet which can carry over also to the deep veins causing infection and congestion danger. What to do?
For centuries, the wine makers from France have used grape cases and leafs for making the wraps for tired and swollen feet. It was noticed that they never had varicose vein on their legs. They found out that red grapes contain flavonoids hat toughen blood-vessels and decrease the leakage of connective tissue.
Extract from red grape leafs is used for the leg treatment.
Vivasan vein gel contains:
- horse chestnut extract - enhances the tone of veins walls and accelerates blood flow in veins at the same time avoiding congestions;
- the oil of sweet almond – contains important ferments fat acids, tannins and vitamin B2 which normalise the metabolism in dermis, enhances blood and lymph circulation, at the same time avoiding congestions and decrease swellings;
- allantoin – moisturises and softens the skin and predispose the renewing of skin’s surface cells;
- glycerine – softens the skin and removes the dry feeling, defends skin from the bad influences of the environment.
Indications: varicose veins on feet, feet pain caused by spasms in blood-vessels, capillaries „grid“ on feet, heavy, aching feeling and swollen feet caused by long walking or standing
Contraindications: possible individual sensibility for some component, open skin damages, trophic ulcers.
Velvet skin miracle
The treatment makes your skin as soft as velvet and silk. The ritual starts with scrubbing of the body, which is followed by a body wrap with a thermal gel and a relaxing massage. During the massage are used unique massage movements, in the course of which pressing of digitopoints is combined with the modelling techniques of East and West.
Vichy shower with massage
This is an intense body care procedure with an exhilarating start. You spend 20 minutes under the water jets of the Vichy shower with scrubbing creams having your whole body excited. The treatment ends with a pleasant and very soothing massage which uses a luxurious moisturiser. Maximum relaxation and well-being offers intense moisture levels, improves oxygen supply to skin, provides skin with better tone and strength and returns a fresh, healthy glow to sallow complexions.
Warm treatment Vulkan-Pak
Modern physiotherapy often uses healing methods known already a long time ago. Good example is already 2000 years ago know thermal mineral therapy.
We use PINO Vulkan Pak warm treatment. Vulkan Pak consists in 3 different kind of volcanic mineral granule without chemical additions. This kind of pre warmed mineral pack gives warmth which is dry, carries over to the body quickly and works according to the principle of deep circulation. This warmth improves blood circulation, stimulates cleaning processes and metabolism in deep dermis and organs of the body.
Vulkan-Pak is used as separate warm treatment as well as warmth source in peat treatment.
Indications: tense muscles caused by stress, pains in shoulder area, back and lower back and limited mobility, chronic joint diseases and arthrosis (degenerative joint disease), post-traumatic conditions
Contraindications: acute diseases with high temperature, acute arthritis and traumas, severe cardiac diseases, untreated hypertonia.
Water gymnastics - a suitable way of moving for those to whom usual gymnastics may be too difficult (joint disease patients, paralyzed people or overweight). In the water people feel much lighter, exercising is easier and you get a sufficient training load in a short time. Water gymnastics does not put too heavy a load on joints and the spine; neither will your muscles ache after exercising in water.