4What is treated in Podebrady?

Indications for treatment at Podebrady are:

Heart diseases

myocardial infarction, ischemic disease, heart valve abnormalities, congenital and acquired heart diseases, heart disease of rheumatic origin, treatment after heart surgery, cardiac arrhythmia.
vascular diseases

spasm of cerebral vessels, hypertension, circulatory disorders, diseases of arterial and venous systems, vascular disease of lower extremities, phlebitis, varicose veins, diseases of lymphatic system, rehabilitation after vascular surgery.
Metabolic disorders

diabetes, obesity, lipid metabolism and metabolic fats disorders, increased cholesterol.
Locomotorium diseases

pain syndromes of spine and joints, osteoporosis
Indications for treatment of children

After acute rheumatism condition of all kinds of children 3-15 years, sub-acute and chronic forms of myocarditis, cardiac arrhythmia, pre-and postoperative congenital heart disease, high blood pressure, neurovegetative dystonia of teenagers.

How the treatment in Podebrady passes?

After checking in to a sanatorium each guest passes medical checkup. Then doctor-balneologists will prescribe a course of procedures.

The resort Podebrady has thermal mineral water sources. But it is important to remember that this water is not prescribed as a drinking cure. Firstly, because its therapeutic effect on body is minimal. Secondly, the presence of various minerals and iron salts promotes an increase in blood pressure, which is undesirable for patients with cardiovascular diseases.

In general, treatment of patients with different diseases of cardiovascular system is performed using these procedures :

Carbon thermal baths. Carbonic thermal baths held at 32-34 ° C for 20 minutes. During the procedure, carbon dioxide is actively absorbed by skin and its concentration in body increases, whereby heart rate is stabilized, blood pressure and strain on the heart are reduced. Carbon dioxide improves blood circulation, has positive effect on cardiovascular system.

Dry carbonic baths. Dry carbonic baths, along with water carbonic acid baths are very effective for treatment of cardiovascular diseases, as carbon dioxide lowers blood pressure, increases blood circulation, slows heart rate.
Thermal mineral baths. The procedure lasts 20 minutes and followed by dry 15-minute wrap (to stabilize body temperature after water procedure). Heat of thermal water dilates blood vessels, lowers blood pressure and relaxes muscles.
Electrotherapy. It improves central and peripheral circulation, microcirculation and tissue nutrition. The essence of electrotherapy is removing pain and pain impulses by stimulation of nervous system with a little force electroplexy. By choosing needed references of currents muscle tone can be increased or decreased. Variable frequency currents warm tissues and help to improve blood circulation and metabolism. Electrotherapy also has analgesic and anti-inflammatory effects on a body.
Physiotherapy. Therapeutic exercise is an integral part of a spa treatment. It is also recommended for people with cerebrovascular diseases and disorders of cardiovascular system. Complex of physical exercises takes 20-30 minutes and is performed under guidance of a physiotherapist instructor.
Course of treatment also includes a number of auxiliary medical and spa procedures that have complex medicinal effect on body. However, to avoid overloading on organism of patient with heart diseases, it is provided the passage of 2-3 (not more) different treatments per day.
In Podebrady doctors-balneologists also recommend patients with cardiac disease to move actively. Since Podebrady are not located in mountainous terrain and the presence of large parks and clean air have a positive effect on health.

Contraindications to treatment in Podebrady

All chronic diseases in the acute stage

Acute bleeding
Cancer metastasis
Active tuberculosis

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