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It is the use of water as a therapeutic agent in any form, state or temperature, The term comes from Greek Hydro-water-therapy and healing, and is defined asthe art and science of prevention and treatment of diseases and injuries through water.
History of hydrotherapy
Hippocrates was the first to give a push more rational,considering it an aid to nature to restore its normal balance. During the Renaissance, published what is considered the first treatise on balneotherapy, De Balneis etThermis, Bacius Andrea (1571).
In the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries there is a qualitative change to the fore. You go from empirical use a greater interest bythe medical-scientific group to study the physiological effects of water both from their physical appearance as a chemist.
During the 1st half of the twentieth century spasparticipating in the progress of medicine the subject of experimental work clinical and scientific, but from the 2nd world war will be displaced by new advances indiagnosis, therapy and medical technology starting a new phase of decline
Is based on what hydrotherapy?
In his great ability to store and transmit thermal stimuli (cold - hot)In the thermal stimulus on the skin that causes a local response in superficial blood circulation these changes favor the functioning and resilience of our body.
Ashydrotherapy can help us?
Besides its invigorating and stimulating effect of the immune system (improving our defenses against infection
The most important are these-Circulatory problems (cold feet, varicose veins, hemorrhoids, etc.).
-Pain (osteoarthritis, arthritis, back pain, headaches)
-Skin problems (psoriasis, atopic dermatitis)
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