Treatment in Birstonas
Birstonas resort invites people to take a break from the hustle and bustle of the city, surrounded by endless forests, to recover their tone and health. Local resorts treat patients suffering from diseases of the nervous, cardiovascular and respiratory systems, musculoskeletal apparatus, digestive tract, as well as endocrine, gynecological, kidney and skin diseases. That is, we can safely say that the Birstonas resort is a multidisciplinary.
The high treatment efficiency in Birstonas is due to a large number of procedures combining the healing properties of local natural resources with advanced medical equipment. Of the natural factors - these are procedures based on mineral water, applications of white and black mud, mud baths. Since more than 100 different treatment procedures are carried out at the resort, only a qualified balneologist can take the right ones, who will take into account individual contraindications, a medical history and current symptoms. Traditionally, the treatment program includes procedures such as:
- Therapeutic exercises in a group (in the gym or in the water)
- Massage: classic, underwater, hydromassage
- Mineral water and mud treatment procedures: drinking course of treatment with water saturated with sodium, calcium and other salts, general and local mud applications, mud-mineral baths, other therapeutic baths
- Relaxation: aromatherapy, audiovisual and binaural relaxation
- Halotherapy - a procedure that recreates the climate of the Dead Sea
- Spine traction
- Salt chambers
- Ultrasonic therapy and magnetotherapy.
Patients of Birstonas hospitals have the opportunity to be examined and consulted by a cardiologist, pulmonologist, dermatovenerologist, gynecologist, echoscopist, kinesiotherapist, occupational therapist and psychologist. The resort has excellent conditions for conducting diagnostic procedures: ultrasound examination of internal organs, heart, mammary glands and pelvic organs in women. In the list of procedures, which can be purchased additionally, it is necessary to mention shock-wave therapy and injections with the device INCO2, designed for carboxytherapy - subcutaneous introduction of medical carbon dioxide.
Indications for treatment in Birstonas
In the introductory paragraph, we briefly describe the indications for treatment at Birstonas, and below is a more detailed list of diseases and pathologies that can be dealt with at the spa centres.
- From the gastrointestinal tract: peptic ulcer, gastritis, pancreatitis, hepatitis, cholecystitis, colitis
- From the musculoskeletal system: arthrosis, osteochondrosis, polyarthritis, pathology and spinal injury
- From the respiratory system: sinusitis, tonsillitis, chronic forms of bronchitis and pneumonia, asthma
- From the side of the CNS and PNS: neuritis, plexitis, chronic fatigue syndrome, asthenia, neurosis, psychasthenia
- Diabetes mellitus, kidney disease, rehabilitation after a stroke, hypo- and hypertension.
Drinking course of treatment with mineral water
The resort has a mineral water spring "Gintaras", the mineralization of which is 31 g/L. This mineral water is recommended to drink in the presence of chronic gastritis, stomach and duodenal ulcers, chronic inflammation of the colon, inflammation of the liver and gall bladder, pancreas, slow metabolism. The frequency of mineral water intake and its dosage is determined by the attending physician.
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Treatment of children in Birstonas
For children, as well as for adults, spa hotel treatment programs have been developed that are designed for children aged 7 to 15 years. These programs are aimed at treating diseases of the nervous, cardiovascular, respiratory systems, musculoskeletal system, digestive tract, as well as endocrine and skin diseases.
Children over the age of 6 can additionally be prescribed kinesiotherapy, massage, pearl baths, physiotherapeutic procedures, inhalations, halotherapy, relaxation procedures, oxygen cocktails and herbal teas. Younger children (2 to 6 years old) can be prescribed inhalations, halotherapy and a bioptron.
What do you have to bring with you
In order to get the most benefit from treatment for a patient with chronic diseases, it is advisable to bring a conclusion from medical documents, which will include the diagnosis, the results of the main tests (blood, urine, feces, CT findings, etc., depending on the disease), as well as the medication treatment used.
Choosing the optimal treatment term
Patients with chronic diseases are recommended at least 10 days of treatment, ideally 14 days, 2 times a year. For those wishing to simply rest, regain strength and improve their health, the duration of treatment should be at least 7 days, ideally 10-14 days.
Contraindications for treatment
There are no specific contraindications for treatment in Birstonas, but some specific procedures have them: cancer, epilepsy, hypertension, arrhythmia, presence of an implanted cardiac stimulator, pregnancy, varicose veins, glaucoma, chronic diseases in the acute phase. If you are contraindicated to conventional wellness treatments (e.g. baths or mud applications), your doctor will select safer local treatments (mud bags, limb baths).
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