Mud of Mud therapy: the european patent

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An important recognition to the mud of Abano and Montegrotto

In Abano and Montegrotto wellness is contained in the thermal bath, the only mud with a patent registered at the European patent office, distinguished confirmation of the unicity of this precious natural resource.

Mud is a mixture of clay and thermal water that produce the ideal conditions for the development of micro-algas gifted with particular curative properties. The exceptionality of the thermal mud of Abano and Montegrotto is due to the environmental conditions of the basin of Abano-Montegrotto-Battaglia that are been ideal for the growth of ETS-05, a particular cianobacter who can produce substances gifted with a high anti-inflammatory activity. These properties have found confirmation in the analysis made by the Pietro d’Abano study centre. Ideal for the osteoporosis, ostheoathrosis, and extra-articular rheumatism treatment, Euganean thermal mud is a real wellness spring, without the collateral effects of traditionally used medicines.

For our Italian clients: the thermal centres in each Tas hotel are operating within the national health service (S.S.N): in this way the patient can have access to mud therapy treatments just with the doctor in charge prescription. For the osteoporosis, ostheoathrosis, and extra-articular rheumatism treatment, is recommended a bath and mud therapy that has to be completed in maximum three consecutives weeks. The ideal treatment for your well-being includes 12 muds and 12 therapeutic baths, or just 12 therapeutic baths.

Mud-therapy development

The treatments take place inside the hotels , controlled under a medical and specialized staff . Lifts connect directly the hotel rooms to the spa centre. After a diagnosis, the doctor decides on what body zones mud can be applied, at what temperature, and for how long. Every mud therapy session is divided in four different stages:

abano terme mud therapy: the mud is gradually applied on the skin at a temperature of 38-42 degrees, avoiding the frontal thoracic zone, the head and the external genitals. The mud therapy lasts 15 to 20 minutes for general mud, 30 minutes for a partial one.

The bath: at the end of the mud application, the patient gets the mud removed from his body, and after being washed with a warm shower, he is immersed in the thermal bath at a temperature of 37 degrees for 8-10 minutes.

The perspiration reaction
: after the bath, the patient, dried with warm sheets, gets back to his room where he lays down in bed for 30-60 minutes well covered, for the perspiration reaction and biological effects caused by the mud therapy and the thermal bath.

The Massage: the last stage is the mass therapy for the invigorating effect that exerts on muscular and nervous activity.

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