What is treated in Piešťany?

Quiet spa resort town of Piestany was founded in 1889 in the picturesque valley of the Vah river. The spa is renowned for successful treatment of arthrisis. Many treatment methods are based on the extraordinary therapeutic effects of thermal spings and curative mud. Piestany offers beautiful parks, sport facilities, summer music festival, year-round live entertainment, casino, and shopping. Gateway airports are Bratislava and Vienna.

What is treated in Piešťany?

Piešťany is known for its effectiveness in the treatment of many rheumatic diseases, so it is popular for a long time in many countries.

Indications for treatment in Piešťany are:

  •  rheumatoid arthritis and its accompanying complications
  •  Ankylosing spondylitis
  •  degenerative diseases of hip joint ( coxarthrosis )
  •  state after infectious arthritis
  •  spondylosis and spondylarthrosis
  •  gouty arthritis
  •  rheumatism without damage of joints
  •  radicular syndrome
  •  treatment after inflammatory central nervous system diseases
  •  one side full or partial paralysis of body
  •  Piešťany resort also has specialized children's sanatorium " Green Tree ".

Indications for treatment of children:

 Cerebral Palsy, diseases of peripheral nervous system; movement disorders after trauma, encephalitis or myelitis, post-surgery of brain and spinal cord cancer, rehabilitation after an insult; congenital or acquired.

How the treatment in Piešťany passes?

After arrival to a sanatorium, doctor-balneologists will meet you to clarify the history of the disease, listen to your complaints and assign treatment. If necessary, your doctor may prescribe additional examinations and/or laboratory tests.

For complex locomotorium diseases in sanatoriums of Piešťany is carried out a special diagnostics. It is in order to verify muscle tone, degree of neurological, motor disorders, and a condition of spine.

Treatment in Piešťany includes such areas:

Water therapy.
 Thermal baths and thermal pool use middle acidic -hydrogen-carbon, calcium, sodium, sulfuric water and give the greatest therapeutic effect. Water`s natural temperature is about 67-69 ° C. Since thermal water of Piešťany contains sulfates, sulfites, sulfides, it has very positive effect on musculoskeletal system.

Thermal baths as a treatment are offered by all sanatoriums in Piestany. Pool with 100% natural thermal water is in «Irma» Spa Center. In addition, among other major water procedures are pearl baths, underwater massage, sulfur baths, carbonic baths.

An important component of this type of treatment is drinking rate of thermal mineral water. It has a positive effect on gastrointestinal tract, kidney flushes and cleans intestines.

Mud therapy.

 With the medical point of view, sulfuric mud of Piešťany is one of the highest quality mud in the world. Mud therapy in Piešťany includes mud wraps and mud pool.

Mud wraps are common applications. A mud layer up to 5 cm is applied to a whole body (except for the head, neck, heart and local applications that are held locally) by hand or with a hose.

 Mud pool a reservoir that is filled with silt sulfide mud thickness of 30 cm. Above the mud there is a layer of thermal water thickness about 50-90 cm at 40 ° C. Heat of thermal water and mud dilates blood vessels, relaxes muscles, lowers blood pressure. Water and mud minerals are absorbed into skin. It is necessary to stay in pool 10 minutes. You can sit, stand or walk slowly from side to side during this procedure. After it dry wrap for 15-20 minutes must be done obligatorily.
 Natural gas treatment.
 Natural gas, which is used for gas injections and dry carbon dioxide baths, improves circulation, stabilizes the pressure, has analgesic effects.

Electrotherapy.

 Electroplating, diadynamic, diathermy, biolamp, laser therapy on problem areas give anti-inflammatory, analgesic and bio-stimulating effects.

Physiotherapy.

 Physiotherapy is a prerequisite of a good locomotorium treatment. In addition to traditional treatments physical therapy in the gym and pool spa resorts in Piešťany actively use physiotherapy techniques. With a help of special simulators it is conducted rehabilitation of patients with severe locomotorium diseases. This process is carried out in conjunction with other physiotherapy procedures.

Contraindications for treatment in Piešťany

  • infectious diseases
  •  severe heart diseases
  •  acute thrombophlebitis
  •  inflammatory rheumatic diseases in the acute stage
  •  metastatic neoplastic diseases
  •  acute psychosis
  •  pregnancy
  •  incontinence
  •  epilepsy with frequent attacks
Quiet spa resort town of Piestany was founded in 1889 in the picturesque valley of the Vah river. The spa is renowned for successful treatment of arthrisis. Many treatment methods are based on the extraordinary therapeutic effects of thermal spings and curative mud. Piestany offers beautiful parks, sport facilities, summer music festival, year-round live entertainment, casino, and shopping. Gateway airports are Bratislava and Vienna.

What is treated in Piešťany?

Piešťany is known for its effectiveness in the treatment of many rheumatic diseases, so it is popular for a long time in many countries.

Indications for treatment in Piešťany are:

  •  rheumatoid arthritis and its accompanying complications
  •  Ankylosing spondylitis
  •  degenerative diseases of hip joint ( coxarthrosis )
  •  state after infectious arthritis
  •  spondylosis and spondylarthrosis
  •  gouty arthritis
  •  rheumatism without damage of joints
  •  radicular syndrome
  •  treatment after inflammatory central nervous system diseases
  •  one side full or partial paralysis of body
  •  Piešťany resort also has specialized children’s sanatorium ” Green Tree “.

Indications for treatment of children:

 Cerebral Palsy, diseases of peripheral nervous system; movement disorders after trauma, encephalitis or myelitis, post-surgery of brain and spinal cord cancer, rehabilitation after an insult; congenital or acquired.

How the treatment in Piešťany passes?

After arrival to a sanatorium, doctor-balneologists will meet you to clarify the history of the disease, listen to your complaints and assign treatment. If necessary, your doctor may prescribe additional examinations and/or laboratory tests.

For complex locomotorium diseases in sanatoriums of Piešťany is carried out a special diagnostics. It is in order to verify muscle tone, degree of neurological, motor disorders, and a condition of spine.

Treatment in Piešťany includes such areas:

Water therapy.
 Thermal baths and thermal pool use middle acidic -hydrogen-carbon, calcium, sodium, sulfuric water and give the greatest therapeutic effect. Water`s natural temperature is about 67-69 ° C. Since thermal water of Piešťany contains sulfates, sulfites, sulfides, it has very positive effect on musculoskeletal system.

Thermal baths as a treatment are offered by all sanatoriums in Piestany. Pool with 100% natural thermal water is in «Irma» Spa Center. In addition, among other major water procedures are pearl baths, underwater massage, sulfur baths, carbonic baths.

An important component of this type of treatment is drinking rate of thermal mineral water. It has a positive effect on gastrointestinal tract, kidney flushes and cleans intestines.

Mud therapy.

 With the medical point of view, sulfuric mud of Piešťany is one of the highest quality mud in the world. Mud therapy in Piešťany includes mud wraps and mud pool.

Mud wraps are common applications. A mud layer up to 5 cm is applied to a whole body (except for the head, neck, heart and local applications that are held locally) by hand or with a hose.

 Mud pool a reservoir that is filled with silt sulfide mud thickness of 30 cm. Above the mud there is a layer of thermal water thickness about 50-90 cm at 40 ° C. Heat of thermal water and mud dilates blood vessels, relaxes muscles, lowers blood pressure. Water and mud minerals are absorbed into skin. It is necessary to stay in pool 10 minutes. You can sit, stand or walk slowly from side to side during this procedure. After it dry wrap for 15-20 minutes must be done obligatorily.
 Natural gas treatment.
 Natural gas, which is used for gas injections and dry carbon dioxide baths, improves circulation, stabilizes the pressure, has analgesic effects.

Electrotherapy.

 Electroplating, diadynamic, diathermy, biolamp, laser therapy on problem areas give anti-inflammatory, analgesic and bio-stimulating effects.

Physiotherapy.

 Physiotherapy is a prerequisite of a good locomotorium treatment. In addition to traditional treatments physical therapy in the gym and pool spa resorts in Piešťany actively use physiotherapy techniques. With a help of special simulators it is conducted rehabilitation of patients with severe locomotorium diseases. This process is carried out in conjunction with other physiotherapy procedures.

Contraindications for treatment in Piešťany

  • infectious diseases
  •  severe heart diseases
  •  acute thrombophlebitis
  •  inflammatory rheumatic diseases in the acute stage
  •  metastatic neoplastic diseases
  •  acute psychosis
  •  pregnancy
  •  incontinence
  •  epilepsy with frequent attacks

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