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MEDICAL INFORMATION & SPA STAYS

MEDICAL INFORMATION & SPA STAYS


INDICATIONS

The spa stay at Health Spa Piešťany is suitable mainly for treatment of:

disorders of locomotive apparatus
  • Vertebrogene syndrome (back pain)
  • Degenerative diseases of joints (gonarthrosis, coxarthrosis, arthrosis of small joints of hands and of backbone)
  • Conditions after injuries or operations of locomotive organs, including use of joints΄ substitution
  • Conditions after operations of intervertebral disc
  • Rheumatoid arthritis and related variants
  • Reactive and derivative arthritis
  • Rheumatismus outside of joints
  • Ancylosing spondylitis (Bechterew’s disease)
  • Scoliosis

disorders of nervous system
  • Conditions after injuries and operations of central and peripheral nervous system
  • Polyneuropathy with paretic appearances
  • Conditions after meningoencephalitis and after myelitis
  • Hemiparesis and paraparesis of vascular origin
  • Disseminated sclerosis
  • Rhizoid syndromes
  • Parkinson‘s disease
  • Neuro-muscular degenerativne diseases
  • Syringomyelia
  • Poliomyelitis
  • Hereditary idiopatic neuropathy


CONTRAINDICATIONS (NOT SUITABLE FOR)

  • infectious diseases
  • serious heart diseases
  • acute thrombophlebitis
  • inflammatory rheumatic diseases in the acute phase
  • tumorous conditions with metastasis
  • psychosis
  • unstable diabetes with repeated acidosis
  • pregnancy
  • addiction to alcohol and other addictive substances
  • incontinency
  • conditions needing the systematic methodical care of third person
  • epilepsy with repeated fits


EXAMINATION

Initial Doctor’s Check-up

If you are staying with us on a traditional or therapeutic spa package you will, upon arrival, be booked in for a check up with one of our spa doctors. The aim of this initial consultation is to check your health complaints, health history, that the treatments prescribed are safe and effective. If necessary the doctor may prescribe additional examinations and/or laboratory tests.


Doctor’s Consultation

Throughout your stay our doctors are on hand to give you the necessary advice and guidance to ensure that you make the most from our spa facilities and treatments. They will also be able to answer questions that you may have and can give you important advice on our effective preventative therapies and improving your health in general. Some of our signature treatments, because of their unique effects, require a doctor’s consultation prior to booking. Your health spa or hotel reception will be able to give you further information on this and how you can book an appointment to see a doctor


Doctor’s Control

If you are staying with us for one week or longer on a traditional or therapeutic spa stay, you will receive a weekly control check up with one of our spa doctors. The purpose of this consultation is to ensure that your treatment plan is having the best results possible and that you are getting the best out of our spa services. In some cases the treatment plan might be adjusted and additional treatments advised, depending on your progress.


Final Doctor’s Check-up

At the end of your stay our spa doctors will conduct a final consultation to ensure that the treatments prescribed have gone according to plan. This is also an opportunity for the doctor to give you the necessary medical and lifestyle advice to help continue the improvement in your health once you leave. A report can be produced in German, English or Slovak.




DIAGNOSTIC TESTS


Laboratory tests: basic examination of urine, glycaemia- blood sugar, urea, creatinine, AST, AL T, blood count + diff., FW – blood sedimentation, cholesterol in total, LDL cholesterol, HDL cholesterol, TGL - triacylglycerols, uric acid

USG: sonographic examination (joints, tendons and sinews, abdomen, arteries of lower extremities, carotids (Doppler) and others)

ECG: electrocardiography examination

X-ray: diagnostics of skeleton

Densitometry examination: examination in the National Institute of Rheumatic Diseases oriented to the bone’s density measuring

WHR: Waist to Hip Ratio

BMI: Body Mass Index

Examinations, diagnostics and healing treatments not listed in the package descriptions and prescribed medication need to be purchased according to the valid pricelist.





SPA STAYS

TRADITIONAL SPA STAY

This spa stay is aimed at pain relief, improvement of stiffness, mobility and other symptoms associated with diseases of musculoskeletal system. Recommended length of stay is 2-3 weeks.

  • Accommodation with full board: buffet breakfast, lunch, dinner
  • Doctor and health examinations: (initial and final) with a special emphasis on disorders of the musculoskeletal system and related complications
  • Doctor visit: 1x per week
  • Diagnostics and laboratory tests upon doctor’s prescription: for stay with minimum duration 13 nights
  • Medical report at the end of the stay
  • Healing treatments: individual therapeutic program with up to 24 treatments per week (7 nights) based on the guest’s health and doctor’s prescription. The program includes 4 active rehabilitation treatments per week such as group exercises or fitness training with fitness trainer.


TRADITIONAL SPA STAY LIGHT

This spa stay is aimed at pain relief, improvement of stiffness, mobility and other symptoms associated with diseases of musculoskeletal system. Recommended length of stay is 2 weeks.

  • Accommodation with full board: buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Doctor and health examinations: (initial and final) with a special emphasis on disorders of the musculoskeletal system and related complications
  • Doctor visit: 1x per week
  • Diagnostics and laboratory tests upon doctor’s prescription: for stays with minimum duration 13 nights
  • Medical report at the end of the stay
  • Healing treatments: individual therapeutic program with up to 18 treatments per week (7 nights) based on the guest’s health and doctor’s prescription. The program includes 3 active rehabilitation treatments per week such as group exercises or fitness training with fitness trainer.


WEIGHT LOSS PROGRAM

This spa stay focuses on weight reduction combining nutritional balance with treatments for the musculoskeletal system that has been effected by weight overload. The recommended length of stay is from 3 weeks.

  • Accommodation with full board: special reduction diet, individual diet low on saccharides, with sufficient intake of proteins, low on fats and rich in fluid and vitamin supply; mostly light, low-calorie meals from poultry, fish and white meats, with high content of vegetables, fibres and vitamins, enriched by natural nutritional supplements and a drinking cure
  • Doctor and health examinations: (initial and final) with special emphasis on symptoms of obesity and related complications; localization of body fat; individual food intake regime; consultation with a dietary coach
  • Consultation with a fitness trainer
  • Medical report at the end of the stay
  • Healing treatments: individual therapeutic program with up to 28 treatments per week (7 nights) based on guest’s health and doctor’s prescription
  • Treatments are selected from below: Thermal bath (Mirror pool), Mud pool, Individual thermal mineral bath, Mud pack (2x per week), Group therapeutic exercise (daily), Whirlpool, Hydromassage, Underwater jet massage, Partial medical massage, Individual therapeutic exercise (2x per week) or Soft techniques with Ortho-Bionomic method (2x per week), Nordic walking, Scottish spray, Stepping bath, Carbon therapy (max. 2x per week), Electrotherapy, Oxygen Inhalation, Salt Cave, Personal fitness training (daily), Tractions



Our doctors prescribe for all traditional spa stays a selection of treatments from this list each day:
  •  based on the natural healing resources: Local mud pack, Thermal bath (Mirror pool), Mud pool, Individual thermal mineral bath, Individual thermal bubble bath, Carbon dioxide thermal bath, Underwater traction, Peloitherapy for hands, Hydrotherapy, Parafango
  • forms of individual and group rehabilitation: massages - up to 5 massages per week (Partial medical massage, Segment massage, Underwater jet massage), Water rehabilitation, Traction, Group therapeutic exercise, Individual therapeutic exercise, Ergotherapy
  • other treatments: Electrotherapy (including Magnetic therapy), Ultrasound therapy, Phototherapy (Laser therapy, Bioptron lamp, Repuls), Hydrotherapy (Underwater jet massage, Whirlpool, Scottish spray, Stepping bath), Paraffin for hands, Local cryotherapy, Dry carbon gas bath, CO2 gas injection, Radial shock therapy, Inhalation, Fitness



PREVENTIVE SPA STAY

This spa stay is recommended for spine or cardiovascular diseases or for reducing stress with recommended length of stay 1- 2 weeks.

  • Accommodation with half board: buffet breakfast, dinner
  • Doctor’s consultation
  • Consultation with a fitness trainer
  • Consultation with a dietary assistant
  • BMI and WHR check-up
  • Healing treatments: Together 15 treatments per week (7 nights)
       3x Thermal bath - Mirror pool
       1x Mud pack
       2x Individual thermal mineral bath or Hydrotherapy
       2x Medical massage
       2x Salt cave or Oxygen inhalation
       2x Hydrokinesiotherapy or Aqua cycling or Group therapeutic exercise
       1x Nordic walking
       2x Paraffin/Parafango Pack or Dry Carbon Gas



TASTE OF PIEŠŤANY

This spa stay is for those who would like to enjoy and have a taste of the unique treatments of Spa Piešťany.

  • Accommodation with half board: buffet breakfast, dinner
  • Doctor’s Consultation: to screen possible contraindications of treatments
  • Healing treatments: relaxation programme including treatments stated below:
         2 nights - 3 treatments per stay
         1x Thermal bath (Mirror pool), 1x Local mud pack, 1x Partial medical massage

         3 nights - 4 treatments per stay
         1x Thermal bath (Mirror pool), 1x Local mud pack, 1x Partial medical massage, 1x Hydrotherapy / Thermal bubble bath

         4 nights - 6 treatments per stay
         1x Thermal bath (Mirror pool), 1x Local mud pack, 1x Partial medical massage, 1x Hydrotherapy / Thermal bubble bath, 1x Salt cave / Oxygen inhalation, 1x Nordic walking / Group therapeutic exercise

         5 nights - 8 treatments per stay
         2x Thermal bath (Mirror pool), 1x Local mud pack, 2x Partial medical massage, 1x Hydrotherapy / Thermal bubble bath, 1x Salt cave / Oxygen inhalation, 1x Nordic walking / Group therapeutic exercise

         6 nights - 9 treatments per stay
         2x Thermal bath (Mirror pool), 1x Local mud pack, 2x Partial medical massage, 1x Hydrotherapy / Thermal bubble bath, 1x Saltcave / Oxygen inhalation, 2x Nordic walking / Group therapeutic exercise

         7 nights - 11 treatments per stay
         2x Thermal bath (Mirror pool), 1x Local mud pack, 2x Partial medical massage, 3x Hydrotherapy / Thermal bubble bath, 1x Salt cave / Oxygen inhalation, 2x Nordic walking / Group therapeutic exercise



SENIOR ACTIVE WEEK

This spa stay is recommended especially for seniors to regenerate and rejuvenate with a length of stay of 1 week (7 nights).

  • Accommodation with half board: buffet breakfast and dinner
  • Doctor and health examinations (initial and final)
  • ECG test
  • Healing treatments: individual therapeutic program with up to 12 treatments per week (7 nights) based on guest’s health and doctor’s prescription. The program includes 3 active rehabilitation treatments per week such as group exercises or fitness training with fitness trainer.
  • Treatments are selected from below: Carbon dioxide thermal bath, Local mud pack or Parafango pack (1 per week), Paraffin pack, Thermal bath (Mirror pool) or Individual thermal mineral bath, Salt cave, Whirlpool, Stepping bath, Partial medical massage, Dry carbon gas bath