The healing power of water has been known since ancient times. So much so that water was respected because it was previously sacred. The use of water in treatments dates back to the Roman period. During this period, nobles and soldiers were treated with water. Later, this treatment method, which continued with the Byzantines, continued with Turkish traditions.
It has been observed that the treatment and relaxation center is the focal point of social life as well as intense in areas where thermal water is present.
Thermal Tourism in Turkey is among the advantageous countries due to its geopolitical location. The waters coming out of the underground at certain temperatures are used during the treatment period of people
Various cures are applied in thermal tourism activities. These cures are applied not only to sick people, but also to prevent diseases that may occur in healthy individuals.
Thermal Tourism Applications
Spa Baths: They are therapy centers where individuals are treated mentally and physically.
Mud Applications: It is a form of application used in periods of mental problems such as trauma as well as rheumatic diseases, low back and joint pain and chronic diseases.
Gas Bath: Most of the natural spring waters contain carbon dioxide gas. It is known that water with excess carbon dioxide gas is used as a treatment method in thermal tourism enterprises.
Drinking Cures: Drinking cures are applied for liver, gallbladder, stomach, intestinal and metabolic diseases.
Inhalation Treatment: The method of administering solid drugs to the lungs in the form of gas or steam is called inhalation treatment.
Sea Water Treatments (Thalassotherapy): Massages that can be performed under hot sea water rain are the distinguishing features of thermal tourism treatments.
Benefits of Thermal Water
- Joint and General Calcifications
- Inflammatory Rheumatic Diseases
- Soft Tissue (muscle) Rheumatisms
- Injury and Fractures
- Periods After Orthopedic Surgeries
- Low Back and Neck Pain
- Shoulder Stiffness
- Painful Nerves Such As Sciatica
Metabolism and Hormonal
- Lipid Metabolism (cholesterol) Support
- Protein Metabolism Support