Balneotherapy in dermatology

  title={Balneotherapy in dermatology},
  author={H. Matz and E. Orion and R. Wolf},
  journal={Dermatologic Therapy},
  • H. Matz, E. Orion, R. Wolf
  • Published 2003
  • Medicine
  • Dermatologic Therapy
  • ABSTRACT:   Balneotherapy and spa therapy emerged as an important treatment modality in the 1800s, first in Europe and then in the United States. Balneotherapy involves immersion of the patient in mineral water baths or pools. Today, water therapy is being practiced in many countries. Examples of unique and special places for balneotherapy are the Dead Sea in Israel, the Kangal hot spring in Turkey, and the Blue Lagoon in Iceland. Bathing in water with a high salt concentration is safe… CONTINUE READING
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