he health offer of the Institute Igalo is based on decades-long experience in treatment of hundreds of thousands of patients, a highly-educated multidisciplinary medical team, which applies contemporary medical knowledge and therapeutic skills in combination with healing mud and mineral water at the sea coast, in addition to benefits from the Mediterranean climate. The results we achieve in medical treatment and rehabilitation are very positive, in support of which are the assessments of patients’ health condition performed at the end of treatment, questionnaires filled-in by guests, and the tendency of repeat arrivals in high percentage of our clients.
Underwater douche-massage (15 min) – body massage using water jets under pressure, in a bath filled with mineral water „Igaljka“ bath heated at the temperature 36-38 0C. The effect of the underwater douche-massage is similar to the one achieved by manual massage.
Pearl bath – warm mineral bath with air bubbles wrapping the body like a string of pearls, performing micro-massage. The water temperature is 36 – 37 0C.
Salty bath – mineral bath with sea salt added.
CO2 bath – in which the vapor is saturated with CO2 (carbondioxid) – provoking a strong skin vasodilatation. It is being used in detoxication and in treatment of vascular disorders.
Aroma therapy (20 min) – applying the essential oils made from locally grown medical herbs, in warm pearl bath, stimulates circulation and remove tension.
Treatment with natural factors characteristic for the sea and seashore. These factors are marine (Mediterranean) climate, sea water, sun radiation, aerosol, sea peloids, sand and seaweeds. They have beneficial effect in many conditions and diseases (respiratory, rheumatic, skin).
Therapy activities like exercises, swimming and walking, which are performed in swimming pools with heated mineral water, at the temperature of 33 - 34 0C. Treatments may be individual (10+10 min) or group ones (30 min).
is one of the oldest treatment forms, and may be partial or general. Such massage leads to improvement of lymph and venous blood flow, increase in blood circulation, acceleration of local metabolism and elimination of metabolic decay, improved nourishment of tissue, and relieves pain and muscle spasm.
Manual lymphatic drainage is applied in an excessive intracellular accumulation of fluids in form of edema.
Reflexive foot massage
Therapy treatments performed in well equipped gyms and conducted by highly professional therapeutic staff. Treatments may be individual or group ones.
Tai Chi – an old Chinese technique, which is described as „meditation in motion“. It consists of light physical exercises and stretching techniques, which application results in improvement in different chronic diseases and stress reduction.
Using various types of electric current – energy obtained by means of electromedical appliances.
Application of ultrasound in different diseases.
Application of low-frequency magnetic field.
Application of laser rays in treatment.
Medical rehabilitation at the Institute Igalo is based on a team work and individually tailored rehabilitation programs specifically in the following fields:
Sport injury rehabilitation
Rehabilitation of the locomotor system