SPA procedures have a beneficial effect on the whole body as a whole — vitality and efficiency increase, appearance and mood improve, gait becomes lighter
At present, it is difficult to imagine a serious beauty salon or a department of a body shaping and aesthetics clinic without SPA procedures. In addition to being a recognized authority in matters of general health improvement of a person, increasing vitality, SPA procedures have taken their rightful place in beauty matters: cellulite treatment, body shaping, body skin care. A well-chosen course of SPA procedures has an excellent effect — the volume of the body decreases, the texture of the skin improves, its tone and elasticity increase, the manifestations of cellulite and stretch marks decrease.
What is SPA?
There are three versions of the origin of the word «SPA»:
Geographic – SPA is the name of a town in Belgium, where there is a mineral spring with water, which, according to legend, restores strength and youth to those who need it.
Linguistic – SPA is an abbreviation of the Latin phrase “sanitas pro aqua”, that is, health through water.
fantastic: Peter I, traveling around Europe, somewhere tasted the purest mineral water, which was brought to him in a jug. «Thanks!» the king said politely. And since then, this source, which pleased the Russian Tsar, began to be called «Thank you.» And then «sibo» was lost, and the current «spa» remained.
The simplest SPA procedures are well known to our grandmothers — they are performed in clinics. These include power shower, circular shower and hot tub. And although they use not thermal, but the most ordinary water, after the first procedure you will feel the effect of its beneficial effects. If you delve deeper into history, you can recall the thermal baths and «fountains of youth» in ancient Rome and Greece.
Why spa treatments have become so popular
SPA is a procedural complex, which is aimed at improving the physical and spiritual condition of a person. SPA affects the entire body as a whole.
Water provides health and vitality for our body. Extracts of algae and herbs, acting on the body, strengthen and heal the body. Herbs and balms tone up the body, you acquire beauty, health and well-being. Aromatic oils used in spa procedures improve mood and tone the skin. Steam SPA treatments, such as sauna and steam room, remove toxins from the body, improve the functioning of the cardio-respiratory and nervous systems. Warm and contrasting baths with algae and medicinal herbs have a beneficial effect on the pelvic organs, on the kidneys and the genitourinary system. Contrast showers tone and rejuvenate the skin, cleanse pores.
Currently, any figure correction complex is accompanied by a number of SPA procedures. SPA procedures are effectively used in the treatment and prevention of cellulite, the treatment of age spots and the prevention of skin diseases. Modern SPA salons offer a huge selection of programs and procedures, each of which will positively affect your health and well-being. If you want to take care of your skin, visit the SPA salon, where they will help you choose the right body care procedures. Procedures aimed at reducing body volume are very popular. After SPA treatments, your skin will become more elastic and tender.
SPA treatments have a beneficial effect not only on the skin and subcutaneous layer, but also on the entire body as a whole. Your mood will improve, vitality will increase, pain and aching joints will go away, you will acquire an easy gait and a powerful charge of optimism.
Classification of SPA procedures
There are three main areas of spa treatments. These are balneotherapy, thalassotherapy and mud therapy.
Balneotherapy is the use of mineral waters and mud from various natural sources. Thermal waters improve blood circulation, activate the vital activity of the body, slow down the aging process of the skin. This technique includes general and local baths, irrigation, body wraps, hardware procedures.
Thalassotherapy — these are procedures based on the use of products of the marine environment: sea water, salt, mud, algae, sand, plankton.
Mud therapy (sea mud treatment) – application of therapeutic mud that has an analgesic or mineralizing effect.
Indications for spa procedures
There is nothing wrong with getting regular spa treatments when you feel good, but you should definitely consider doing so if you experience one or more of the following symptoms:
- Constant feeling of tiredness
- Hormonal disorders
- Sedentary lifestyle
- Improper nutrition
- Rehabilitation after injuries
- Joint diseases
- Frequent respiratory illnesses
- Feeling of heaviness in the legs
- Recovery in the postpartum period (2-3 months after childbirth)
Spa treatment contraindications
Before deciding to undergo a SPA procedure, you must make sure that you do not have the following symptoms:
- shortness of breath
- Acute infectious diseases
- Acute inflammatory diseases of the skin (except psoriasis) and internal organs
- Allergy to iodine
- pressure problems
- Hyperfunction of the thyroid gland
- Acute viral diseases
- Some diseases of the cardiovascular system
- Oncological diseases
In such cases, it is necessary to consult a doctor about a possible visit to the SPA salons.
The result of spa treatments
- Relieve stress
- Relieve stress
- Reduce anxiety and the effects of depression
- Promote weight loss
- Promote general wellness
- Stimulate blood circulation
- Remove waste and toxins
- Improve lymphatic drainage, reduce swelling
- Slow down the aging process
- Strengthen immunity
- Normalize blood pressure and pulse.
You can be sure that the result of visiting SPA procedures will definitely be a good mood, cheerfulness, healthy sleep, rejuvenated strength and improved appearance.
Health to you and do not forget to say «Thank you» to your body!
Author: Alexander Kuznetsov
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