Thalasso is the therapeutic use of seawater. Seawater is a living entity as it contains micro-organisms and microscopic algae containing all the oligoelements that is copper, zinc, iodine, selenium vitamins, proteins and mineral salts which can also be found in the human body. Mediterranean, Phoenician, Egyptian, Greek and Roman people discovered the medicinal properties of the seawater. The characteristics of the seawaters composition is very similar to that of the human body’s and our blood, so it has been founded that seawater has great benefits for our bodies, which you will be able to read below.
As the body is ten times lighter in the sea water it can allow one to gain two months in healing time for fractures and prevents all the problems given by immobilisation such as swelling and fatigue.
Rheumatism or Rheumatoid Arthritis
This is the aching commonly found in joints, such as hips, knees, spine etc. Seawater spa tub provides cartilage with the minerals or nutrients that are missing such as sulphur and iodine.
After surgery, when you could be in bed for up to 15 days, you may feel week and tired. A Thalasso stay will bring back all the minerals to the bones and muscles and also help with early rehabilitation.
Pain Relief (Back Ache and Arthritis)
In the Thalasso pool your weight is reduced to 10% allowing better movement of the joints that is a gain of 15o of mobilisation. The muscular hydro massage added to the absorption of the nutrients and minerals will provide pain relief.
Thalassotherapy helps your body to revitalise in a marine environment and will help to reduce the ageing process. Between the ages of 50 and 60 years old, most people lose the habit of exercise which results in them feeling tired and disinterested in exercise. Thalasso pools can help to reinvigorate a person due to the nutrients, minerals and weightlessness.
Fatigue and Stress
Thalasso is perfect for people who lead busy lives and might be over exceeding their physical and mental abilities.