With the help of high frequency devices it is used the thermal effect of the electric current, which improves blood circulation.
Galvanic baths are particularly recommended for: disorders of the central nervous system, neuralgia, polyneuritis, non-paralytic poliomyelitis and in situations of increased or decreased sensitivity of the afferent and efferent nerves.
Degenerative and chronic inflammatory disorders of the motor system, mainly of the joints of legs and hands, muscular rheumatisms and other types of rheumatisms of the small joints. Traumatogenic conditions. Vasoneurosis, vast muscle spasticity, myoclonic contraction, terminal phase of Sudeck’s atrophy, and decreased muscle tone in the limbs.
Hydrotherapy is the use of water for the prevention and cure of illnesses.
Already the Romans employed water not only for bathing, relax and fun but also for medical treatments.
Medical treatments can be done in baths filled with healing substances or thermal water.
Hydrotherapy can employ also the electricity of a galvanic bath or the dischariging effect of the water on articulations during physiotherapy exercises.
Water is used also for thermic effects. Cold water stimulates blood circulation of inner organs, inhibits inflammations and has an invigorating effect. Hot water stimulates blood circulation of skin and muscles and has a relaxing effect.
A better blood circulation strengthens the immune system, promotes lymphatic drainage and it improves the feeding of the cells.