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Therapies

We greatly improve the quality of life of our guests with our extensive range of services in order to rebalance and sustainably strengthen your health.

In our health hotel in Weißenstadt am See we have doctors, masseurs, physiotherapists and dieticians working side by side. They share valuable experiences on a daily basis and support our guests as a team.

Our guests reap the benefits of soothing treatments in order to bring the harmony of body, mind and soul into balance.



Our specialism

  • respiratory passages
  • musculoskeletal system
  • improving complexion
  • vessel and cardiovascular system health
  • increasing physical performance

BATHS

Baths have a relaxing, calming effect and provide thermal energy. Bath supplements increase this powerful healing effect. A few examples: rosemary alleviates rheumatic and circulatory problems.

 

Baths have a relaxing, calming effect and provide thermal energy. Bath supplements increase this powerful healing effect. A few examples: rosemary alleviates rheumatic and circulatory problems; lavender has a calming effect and helps with insomnia and anxiety, as well as a nervous stomach.



Baths with supplement

The duration of the bath is up to 20 minutes at a temperature of approx. 36°C with a variety of supplements (eucalyptus, hay blossoms, lavender, lemon balm, rosemary).  

Indications:

  • convalescence
  • disorders of the vegetative nervous system
  • stress conditions

    Contraindications:

    • eye contact according to ingredients
    • open wounds
    • fever, hyperthermia
    • cardiovascular diseases; e.g. cardiac insufficiency, hypertonia
    • pregnancy 

     

    CO₂ -Bath

    The duration of the bath is up to 20 minutes at a temperature of approx. 36°C.

    Indications:

    • circulatory problems
    • convalescence
    • balance problems

    Contraindications:

    • serious heart conditions
    • Morbus Parkinson
    • open wounds

    GYMNASTICS

    Gymnastics lend themselves to maintaining and strengthening physical stability and mobility. We offer gymnastics as an individual or group therapy. All forms may be practised in water, according to personal requirements.

    Healing exercises

    Individual or group gymnastics in the radon medicinal water pool

    Indications:

    • after accidents
    • after orthopaedic operations
    • after a stroke
    • osteoporosis
    • Morbus Parkinson
    • musculoskeletal system disorder

    Medical apparatus training

    In small groups under the supervision and guidance of a physiotherapist

    Indications:

    • muscle development
    • improving mobility of the joints in osteoarthritis
    • after accidents, sports injuries, joint operations
    • stroke

    Underwater gymnastics

     

    Individual or group gymnastics in the indoor pool and/or exercise pool

    Indications:

    • shoulder and hip complaints 
    • pain in the spinal column
    • postural defects
    • osteoporosis
    • Morbus Parkinson


    Spinal exercises

    Spinal exercises are designed for anyone who suffers from pain in the spinal area. This therapy is recommended as a precautionary measure for office workers and all “sedentary jobs”.

    Indications:

    • improving coordination
    • strengthening the postural muscles
    • elongation of shortened musculature
    • mobilisation of blocked segments of the spinal column

    MASSAGES

    Massages are among the most popular treatments for alleviating physical complaints. We offer various types of massage; we are happy to provide advice on which massage would best benefit your well-being, with no commitment required on your...

    Connective tissue massage

    A massage technique which has a positive influence on the allocated regions of the body over the skin area. 

    Indications:

    • chronic swelling conditions
    • structural changes to connective tissue
    • vegetative disorders


    Foot reflex zone massage

    Targeted treatment of the foot sole area which has a positive, reflexive influence on the affected organs and joints.

    Indications:

    • vegetatively-induced organ complaints
    • chronic pain conditions
    • sleep disorders


    Lymph drainage

    Specialist massage for promoting drainage of tissue fluid through the lymph system, resulting in decongestion, detoxification and pain relief. 

    Indications:

    • acute and chronic swelling conditions
    • circulatory problems
    • scar swelling and pains after joint operations and accidents

    Part or full body remedial massage

     

    Classic back or full body massage

    Indications:

    • degenerative und rheumatic illnesses
    • especially neck and lower back

    Underwater hydro-massage

    Systematic massage using a pressurised water jet underwater

    Indications:

    • chronic muscle tension
    • eases osteoarthritis of the hip and knee

    Marnitz therapy

    Combination of targeted massage and manual therapeutic measures for pain relief and mobilization. Soft tissue treatment method with holistic treatment concept, which has a direct and reflexive effect.

    Indications:

    • orthopaedic illnesses
    • acute and chronic join and spinal diseases
    • pre and post surgery
    • especially suitable for edema

    Contraindications:

    • inflammation of the body surface
    • febrile diseasess
    • serious heart diseases
    • persistent essential hypertonia 
    • thrombosis 
    • severe arterial peripheral circulatory disturbances, haematomas
    • severe organ diseases
    • local benign tumors (lipomas)

     


    COMPRESSES

    Pamper your skin and your senses with a purifying peeling or soothing body compress. These are designed to stimulate activity in certain organs or relax musculature according to the type of body compress."

    Pamper your skin and your senses with a purifying peeling or soothing body compress. These are effectively designed to stimulate activity in certain organs, relax musculature or ease joints at a soothing temperature, according to the type of body compress.



    Fango

    Classic part or full compress with warm natural fango. It can be applied directly to the skin without the need for a protective layer. This way, the fango’s valuable ingredients can take their full effect. 

    Our Freiburg natural fango is distinguished by its very powerful heating effect on spinal column, joints and muscular system, without feeling unpleasantly hot on the skin. 

    The heating effect gives rise to an antispasmodic effect in the muscular system, improving circulation and encouraging metabolism in the treated part of the body as a further consequence.

    Indications:

    • Chronic joint inflammation (osteoarthritis) 
    • Intervertebral disc problems
    • Sciatica and muscle rheumatism 
    • Muscle tension

    Hay blossom compress

    Compress made with hay blossoms.

    Indications:

    • Convalescence
    • Disorders of the vegetative nervous system

     

     


    INTENSIVE CARBOVASAL THERAPY

    Natural carbon dioxide gas is at the heart of our intensive carbovasal therapy. It stimulates vessel activity and mitigates pain caused by all types of circulatory disorder. This therapy makes its presence felt with a…

    Natural carbon dioxide gas is at the heart of our intensive carbovasal therapy. It stimulates vessel activity and mitigates pain caused by all types of circulatory disorder. This therapy makes its presence felt with a strong feeling of warmth and pleasant tingling sensation.


    This therapy can be applied with great success in the following cases: 

    All types of circulatory problems, vessel diseases, venous ulcers (leg ulcers), micro-circulation disorders (e.g. diabetes mellitus) and phantom pains. 


    So what exactly happens during this therapy?

    First, the skin is soaked well and warmed in a special arm or foot bath (if medically necessary), which significantly increases the intake of carbon dioxide through the skin later on. Next, the guest is given a specially developed plastic suit. These suits include a full-body suit which is used to treat the legs and torso up to chest height. The plastic suits are tightly secured with a belt before preheated natural carbon dioxide gas is introduced through a process of humidification.

    The natural carbon dioxide works intensively on the body through sustained pressure for a duration of 15 minutes, causing blood vessels to expand and stimulating pumping action, which in turn stimulates strong circulation. This also improves blood flow properties, enhancing vessel tone and promoting tissue repair and/or healing of venous ulcers. Improved circulation results in a strong feeling of warmth and sometimes also a pleasant tingling sensation.

    After the therapy has been completed the same rule applies as always: “Don’t forget to rest.”


    ELECTRO-PHYSICAL TREATMENTS

    Electro-physiotherapy is a gentle method for treating a wide spectrum of health issues. Depending on the type of treatment, we use electro-physical therapies in order to stimulate the nervous system, promote circulation…

    Electro-physiotherapy is a gentle method for treating a wide spectrum of health issues. Depending on the type of treatment, we use electro-physical therapies in order to stimulate the nervous system, promote circulation, strengthen muscles or relieve tensions. 



    The choice of therapy depends on the type of illness, the extent and intensity of the injury, pain perception and general condition, as well as previous treatments received.
    Our team of doctors will determine the best therapies for you.

    Choice of electro-therapies

    • Exponential current
    • Galvanisation
    • Full galvanic bath
    • Two and four-cell galvanic bath
    • Iontophoresis
    • Microwaves
    • Electro-physiotherapy
    • Red light irradiation
    • Surge current
    • Ultrasound

     

    Contraindications:

    It should be noted that some of the electro-therapies above are not suitable for guests who carry a cardiac pacemaker or metal implants.


    WHOLE-BODY CRYOTHERAPY -110°C

    Entering a room with a temperature of minus 110 degrees Celsius wearing nothing but swimwear, and staying there for up to three minutes? It may sound incredible, but this type of therapy was developed in Japan around 1980 and has since...

    The list of illnesses and associated symptoms which can be alleviated with the help of whole-body cryotherapy is a long one. It ranges from inflammatory rheumatoid diseases and osteoarthritis, through diseases of the spinal column and chronic pain conditions, right up to neurodermatitis and psoriasis, as well as sleeping disorders. 

    Therapy in the three-chamber system

    Whole-body cryotherapy takes place in a three-chamber system. The first two chambers are lock chambers set at temperatures of minus 10 and minus 60 degrees Celsius, primarily so that you can quickly acclimatise. But these two chambers also have a technical purpose; namely, ensuring that not too much cold air can leak out of the actual therapy chamber. You stay in the therapy chamber for approximately three minutes. This way, although you feel the cold on your skin, it is not allowed to penetrate below the skin. But the extremely low temperature still has an effect on the entire body because the skin vessels are made to contract, causing the blood to be redistributed. In order to protect sensitive body parts from frostbite, users wear mouth, nose and ear protection, as well as gloves, socks and firm footwear. Overall, this therapy is tolerated very well, elderly people included. 

    Blocked pain conduction

    In the first instance, the extreme cold blocks pain conduction. This means that the not unpleasant “bright” pain caused by the low temperature masks the unpleasant “dull” pain. As medical research has now confirmed, a result of chronic pains is the development of a so-called pain memory, which can cause violent reactions to even small pains. Whole-body cryotherapy can have a positive impact on this. The extreme cold also has an anti-inflammatory effect; an aspect that particularly benefits sufferers of chronic inflammation. As such, this therapy is suitable for treating rheumatoid arthritis, Bekhterev’s disease, as well as neurodermatitis and psoriasis, because the low temperatures also help to block itching. The performance-enhancing effect of whole-body cryotherapy has to do with the redistribution of blood: the blood is forced away from the skin, causing the supply of blood to the muscles to increase, an effect which is made use of first and foremost by competitive sportspeople in order to boost their training results. 

    Two to three doses per day

    Whole-body cryotherapy should be undertaken during the period of a three to four week stay in order for the therapy to have optimal impact. The ideal scenario is for you to enter the cold chamber two to three times per day, with an interval of three to four hours in between. The positive effect can sometimes be felt already after just one treatment session. Most guests report a striking improvement in their symptoms after approximately 14 days. This improvement can last for up to half a year. 

     

    As with all types of therapy, there are some contraindications for whole-body cryotherapy. For example, it should not be used for people with cardiovascular problems, after a stroke or heart attack, nor if the person has epilepsy, untreated high blood pressure or impaired circulation. An acute illness – such as a severe cold – also renders the guest unfit for treatment. In terms of age, children as young as four years may use the cold chamber (accompanied by an adult) under particular conditions. Apart from that, the treatment is available right up into old age. 

    Indications:

    • Inflammatory rheumatoid diseases in the joints and spinal column
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Soft-tissue rheumatoid diseases (fibromyalgia)
    • Chronic pain conditions with various causes
    • Impaired regulation of muscle tone in infantile cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis and muscle tensions
    • Psoriasis with and without joint involvement 
    • Neurodermatitis
    • Blunt injuries of the joints, conditions following operative intervention in the joints and spinal column
    • Performance optimisation for work, sport and medical rehabilitation

    Contraindications:

    • Circulatory problems
    • Heart disease, very high blood pressure
    • Stroke
    • Loss of sensation in extremities
    • Severe cold
    • Cold intolerance
    • Claustrophobia
    • Localised frostbite
    • Paraesthesia 

    INHALATIONS

    Breathing in gaseous active substances is a gentle way of promoting a healthy respiratory tract. Inhalations have a mucolytic effect and help – depending on the supplement – to alleviate allergy-related respiratory problems and pain in the...

    Moist, warm salt water inhalation treatments and inhalations with medicinal supplements cause a rapid alleviation of symptoms in the neck, nose and throat. They have a mucolytic effect and, what’s more, help to reduce inflammation, promote circulation and reduce swelling. 

    Furthermore, the mucous membrane defences are strengthened. This treatment can also be applied to post-operative tissue repair following ENT interventions, acute and chronic inflammations of the upper and central respiratory passages, as a preventive treatment for coughs and colds, as an effective means of support during the hay fever season, and for acute and chronic inflammations of the paranasal sinuses. 

    Inhalations are offered with and without supplements.

     

     


    KNEIPP THERAPY

    Warm, cold, warm – this is the simple principle behind Kneipp therapy. The soothing effect lends this supposedly conservative form of treatment particular popularity among young and old alike. The Kneipp method is a gentle therapy designed...

    Warm, cold, warm – this is the simple principle behind Kneipp therapy. The soothing effect lends this supposedly conservative form of treatment particular popularity among young and old alike. The Kneipp method is a gentle therapy designed to fortify the immune system, strengthen the veins, stimulate metabolism and improve sleep quality. 



    For this therapy, you tread alternately in cold and warm water, ensuring that one leg is always completed lifted out of the water and that the point of the foot is stretched downwards. Treading water in this way stimulated circulation and promotes arterial flow. The cold shock allows the surface blood vessels to contract. Together with muscle movement, this also promotes the flow of blood through the veins and prevents varix. 


    Indications:

    • Circulatory problems
    • Varix
    • Strengthening the body’s defences

    Radon

    The Weißenstadt radon resource allows us to offer a unique range of radon therapies, which alleviate pain, successfully treat illnesses of the musculoskeletal system, speed up certain healing process, and…

    In radon spa therapy, radon is said to stimulate the human immune system and thereby alleviate illnesses. Radon is transmitted through the skin into the human organism by way of inhaling highly active air containing radon, or by bathing in baths or exercise pools. The medical healing properties of radon have been scientifically investigated and exploited for over a century, as a result of which three types of usage have been distinguished: 

    • Radon baths, whereby radon is transmitted through the skin
    • Radon inhalation, whereby patients breathe in air containing radon
    • Radon water as a liquid treatment, whereby the substance is absorbed through the gastrointestinal tract

    Here in our health hotel we employ all three forms of radon therapy. In a specially designed therapy area we have baths, inhalation rooms and an exercise pool which is supplied with radon. The effects produced can last for a period of several months. 

    Contraindications:

    • Tumour
    • Untreated hyperthyroidism
    • Kidney disease
    • Severe cardiovascular disease
    • Psychoses
    • Pregnancy
    • Young people under the age of 18

               

              BATHS

              • Intensive carbovasal therapy € 21.00  
              • Eucalyptus bath € 21.00 
              • Hay blossom bath € 21.00 
              • Massage bubble bath € 26.30 
              • Lemon balm bath € 21.00  
              • Radonmove € 15.60 
              • Radon CO²-Bath € 21.00 
              • Radonbath € 18.80  
              • Rosemary bath € 21.00 

              DIETOLOGICAL SERVICES

              • BIA measurement and consultation € 28.50
              • Nutritional consultation € 27.40
              • Creation of individualised diet plan € 27.40

              ELECTRO-PHYSICAL TREATMENTS 

              • Exponential current € 16.70 
              • Galvanisation € 16.70 
              • Galvanic full bath € 26.30 
              • Galvanic four-cell bath € 21.00 
              • Galvanic two-cell bath € 21.00 
              • Iontophoresis € 16.70 
              • Magnetic field therapy € 17.70 
              • Microwaves € 16.70 
              • Electro-physiotherapy € 16.70 
              • Surge current € 16.70 
              • Ultrasound € 16.70 
              • Ultrasound in Waterbath € 16.70 

              WHOLE-BODY CRYOTHERAPY -110° (WBC)

              incl. doctor's appointment, resting ECG as well as daily blood pressure measurement as necessary 
              (1 usage ≡ )

              • 5 usages € 77.40
              • 10 usages € 98.90
              • 20 usages € 187.10
              • 30 usages € 274.10

               

              GYMNASTICS

              • Respiratory gymnastics, group € 14.50 
              • Vascular gymnastics, group € 14.50 
              • Medical gymnastics, individual € 38.70 
              • Medical gymnastics, group (pelvic floor, hips, osteoporosis, shoulders, spine) € 14.50 
              • Med. apparatus gymnastics, group € 19.90 
              • Underwater gymnastics, individual € 38.70 
              • Underwater gymnastics, group € 19.90 
              • Underwater gymnastics, group in the radonwatermovepool € 21.00 

              INHALATIONS

              • medication inhalation € 13.40 
              • Radon drybath € 16.70 
              • salt water inhalation € 13.40 

              MEDICAL SERVICES 

              • ECG €41.90
              • Consultation with a doctor per 15 min. € 24.50

              MEDICAL CONSULTATIONS

              • Preliminary consultation € 49.50
              • Follow-up consultation € 38.70
              • Final consultation with doctor’s report € 35.50
              • Blood pressure measurement € 5.50
              • Blood test / lab € 26.30

              MANUEL TREATMENTS 

              • Connective tissue massage € 24.20 
              • Foot reflex zone massage (approx. 20 min.) € 24.20 
              • Foot reflex zone massage (approx. 40 min.) € 48.40 
              • Remedial massage, full (approx. 40 min.) € 44.00 
              • Remedial massage, part (approx. 20 min.) € 22.00 
              • Lymph drainage (approx. 20 min.) € 24.20 
              • Lymph drainage (approx. 40 min.) € 48.40 
              • Marnitz therapy (approx. 20 min.) € 24.20 
              • Segmental massage € 24.20 

              COMPRESSES

              • Hay blossom liver compress € 21.00 
              • Hay blossom compress, full € 31.20 
              • Hay blossom compress, part € 21.00 
              • Clay fango, warm € 14.50 
              • Natural fango, full compress € 31.20 
              • Natural fango, part compress € 21.00 
              • Quark compress € 21.00 

               The indicated duration of the treatments are approximate and include the time for dressing and undressing.

               

              We have put together a range of package deals which already include our soothing therapies, such as our Health Week package. This encompasses 14 of our therapies tailored to your health: 3 from the red category, 3 from the yellow category and 8 from the green category.

              You can find a detailed breakdown of the prices for our individual services and the corresponding category on our price list.

               

               Green (e.g. ultrasound, medical apparatus gymnastics, and much more) 

                Yellow (e.g. intensive carbovasal therapy, full bath with natural carbon dioxide gas, and much more) 

               Red (e.g. lymph drainage or foot reflex zone massage for 20 minutes, and much more)

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