Spa treatment in Bulgaria

Where and what treatment is offered in Bulgaria

Bulgaria’s great advantage is in its nature, rich in healing natural factors. These factors – clean air of the sea coast and the Balkan Mountains, mineral waters from natural sources of various temperatures and mineral composition, therapeutic mud. In Bulgaria, chemical enterprises are not developed, the country mainly of agriculture has few industries polluting the environment.

>> Choice of sanatoriums on the list of diseases, that are successfully treated in the resorts of Bulgaria

Treatment in Pomorie

The most famous mud resort in Bulgaria is the resort town of Pomorie. In the city there are several large balneo hotels, which work all year round and use natural mineral mud with millennial aging extracted from the Pomorie Lake for treatment. Muds have unique properties due to algal greens, enriching the mineral composition of the lake with almost the whole Mendeleyev’s table, biologically active substances, 16 kinds of plant anti-inflammatory constituents, as well as hormones and hormonal substances. Muds effectively reduce pain, suppress inflammation, activate metabolic processes in the body. Positive dynamics in the patients’ condition is usually observed after 6-7 procedures, the doctors-specialists of the Pomorie sanatoria recommend a course of treatment for up to 10-14 mud procedures.

Specialization of the Pomorie balneo-hotels:

  • diseases of the musculoskeletal system: consequences of injuries, fractures, conditions after operations on the bones, inflammatory and degenerative diseases of bones, muscles, joints, ligaments and tendons;
  • diseases of the peripheral and central nervous system (radiculitis, neuritis and neuralgia), diseases of the spine and spinal cord – osteochondrosis, Bechterew’s disease, cerebral palsy;
  • chronic colds, chronic bronchitis, tonsillitis, rhinitis, sinusitis, otitis, conditions after pneumonia;
  • chronic skin diseases – psoriasis, eczema, dermatitis, neurodermatitis;
  • diseases of the oral cavity – stomatitis;
  • chronic diseases of female and male sexual organs, chronic prostatitis, male and female infertility;
  • vascular disease.

Treatment with warm mud gives a very high load on the body, not everyone can easily tolerate it. If the mud is too intense for the body, in old age, as well as for a number of heart diseases (hypertension, IHD), it is preferable to use lighter procedures – local mud or alkaline (meadows, brine) applications, which also very effectively reduce the symptoms of these diseases.

In the health resorts Grandhotel Pomorie, 5 *, Sveti Georgi / Saint George, 4 * and in the balneological sanatorium Interhotel Pomorie, 3 * a wide range of medical, rehabilitation, preventive and Wellness programs health and well-being of vacationers.

Treatment at Albena resort

Albena – a well-established health resort, takes many years to rest and treat its guests. Combining a magnificent beach, fresh sea breeze, mineral waters and curative mud, Albena resort is a special place with natural energy and beauty, creates a feeling of health and vitality. In Albena there are three exclusive SPA centers, each with its own look and style, offering a full-fledged SPA feeling, supplemented by a professional attitude and personalized service.

In the SPA center MEDICA-ALBENA in the hotel Dobrudja traditional balneotherapy methods combined with modern wellness tendencies and professional cosmetic procedures are applied. SPA center RALITSA SUPERIOR – exclusive spa boutique center – a great place where you can restore harmony and balance of your body and spirit, find a way to health and beauty. In the relaxing and cozy atmosphere of the spa center, excellent conditions are created, a rich variety of procedures and programs are offered. SPA CENTER ELEMENTS is a luxury spa center in the Flamingo Grand hotel, with an indoor pool, sauna, steam bath, massages and beauty parlors. You have an excellent opportunity to get rid of the daily stress and strain, forget the worries and problems, give yourself to well-deserved excitement and relaxation.

Albena Resort offers a number of curative programs for restoring the body after trauma, pain, chronic diseases and conditions. The programs are suitable for the treatment of the musculoskeletal system, the nervous system, improve immunity in long-suffering children, improve posture. The programs optimally combine various healing factors to achieve a better effect.

Details of the description of the programs, as well as their cost, can be found here. You can order from us a program, together with accommodation at the resort Albena, at favorable prices.

Treatment at the resort Golden Sands

Clean sea and air with sea ions, abundance of sun, air baths on a beautiful sandy beach, mild climate are the main medical factors at the Golden Sands / Zlatni Pyasaci resort. Treatment procedures, mud therapy are held in medical centers, for example, there is such a center in the four-star hotel Luna 50 meters from the beach.

Procedures performed at the Golden Sands resort: general and partial therapeutic massage, electrotherapy, therapeutic baths, therapeutic gymnastics, mud applications, inhalations, compresses, sauna, steam bath, thalassotherapy with natural products of the Black Sea: therapeutic mud for applications, sea salts , massages and ultrasound with algo cream, inhalations with sea water, hot compresses with meadow, as well as inhalations with oxygen, massages with aromatic oils, with anti-cellulite cream, body form, lymphatic drainage, fragrant vapozone, D’Arsonval, peeling, deep cleansing, electrotherapy with vitamins, facial massage, various kinds biomask, stimulation of facial muscles, spa-treatments.

There are specialized, developed and tested programs for any age: for adults, for the elderly and for children over 3 years.

Treatment helps with:

  • inflammation and dystrophic diseases of the joints and spine (arthrosis, rheumatoid arthritis, polyarthritis, spondylitis)
  • diseases of the peripheral nervous system
  • functional diseases of internal organs
  • cardiovascular diseases, high or low arterial pressure, atherosclerosis, ischemic heart disease
  • infectious-allergic, respiratory diseases (sinusitis, bronchitis, bronchial asthma, silicosis, etc.)

Treatment on mineral waters of Sandanski

Extremely clean air and mild climate in the intermountainland in the very south-west of Bulgaria, almost near Greece, with a strong Mediterranean influence – on the mineral springs of Sandanski. The climate and air are exceptionally favorable for those suffering from lung and bronchial diseases, asthmatics and allergies, and chronic lung diseases.

In the licensed medical center of the sanatorium, health-improving procedures are carried out by qualified medical personnel of the clinic: thermal applications with paraffin or peat-fosol, massages, mineral baths, baths with aromatic extracts, application of sea extracts, electrotherapy, underwater massage, inhalations, medical gymnastics.

For guests staying in the health resort, a visit to the steam bath, sauna, and the thermal pool is free of charge. Anti-stress bathing in the pool with warm mineral water gives special pampering and emotional experiences.

For children suffering from pulmonary diseases and diseases of the musculoskeletal system, special children’s programs have been developed. Children under 5 live free with parents and for children over 5 there are discounts.

Treatment on the mineral waters of Velingrad

Treatment of diseases of internal organs is preferable on the specialized mineral waters of Central Bulgaria.

Where to treat the heart. Doctors-cardiologists are advised to treat cardiovascular diseases for sanatorium treatment in Bulgaria in Velingrad sanatoriums. The waters of the mineral springs of Velingrad have a different composition of water and help with many diseases. Specialization of Velingrad sanatoriums:

  • diseases of the musculoskeletal system (arthrosis, arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, gout, trauma and fractures, osteoporosis)
  • diseases of the peripheral nervous system (neuritis, radiculitis, plexitis, discopathy, neuralgia)
  • functional disorders of the nervous system (stress, neurosis, migraine, overstrain, nervous and intellectual fatigue, psychasthenia, neurovegetative dystonia)
  • cardiovascular disease, the initial stage of hypertension
  • diseases of the genital organs (gynecological diseases, male and female infertility, adnexitis, etc.)
  • skin diseases
  • diseases of the upper respiratory tract (pharyngitis, tracheitis, bronchitis, after pneumonia, bronchial asthma, sinusitis)
  • gastrointestinal diseases (gastric and duodenal ulcers, colitis, gastritis, hepatopathy, cholecystitis, pancreatitis, cholelithiasis, constipation)
  • renal-stone disease, inflammatory diseases of the kidneys, bladder, prostate and urinary tract
  • weight correction, diabetes, exogenous obesity, a state of overeating and hypodynamia
  • anemic conditions
  • after severe surgery

Methods of treatment:

  • balneotherapy procedures: baths – herbal, mineral, pearl, coniferous, underwater massage, shower, dousing, wiping, compresses with meadow, mineral pool
  • kinesitherapy: individual therapeutic gymnastics, active and passive, individual and group therapeutic physical therapy, mechanotherapy, calanetics, therapies (dosed walking on specially marked paths with a certain slope and length, the routes pass through pine plantations with an additional health factor – clean air, rich in ozone and oxygen), underwater gymnastics, swimming, tennis-court, therapeutic and relaxing massages, fitness exercises, extensiovibrator
  • physiotherapeutic procedures: paraffin treatment, laser therapy (helium-neon laser), inhalations, electrophoresis, ultrasound therapy, decimeter waves, magnetotherapy, electrostimulation – labile and stable, low-frequency currents, solarium, sauna
  • dosed drinking of mineral water, dosage, amount of water (water loads), multiplicity, communication with food intake is determined by the doctor after examination
  • aero-helio therapy: solar and air baths on special areas for aero-helio therapy, outdoor games
  • dietotherapy
  • herbal medicine: herbal tea treatment, herbal baths, herbal inhalation
  • autogenic training

Treatment in the mineral waters of Hisar

Diseases of the internal organs are successfully treated on the mineral waters of Hisarya. The main medical profile: digestive organs, chronic liver and biliary tract diseases, circulatory system, genitourinary system, metabolic disorders.
They treat chronic hepatitis, colitis, cholecystitis, cholelithiasis and urolithiasis, pancreatitis, gastritis, ulcers and urological problems, diabetes mild and moderate, condition after kidney operations, impotence caused by a chronic inflammatory process, gynecological diseases and the immune system.

Treatment on mineral waters Pavel Banya

A narrower specialization, but also a more targeted treatment in a sanatorium in the town of Pavel Banya on seven springs with a water temperature of 50-61 degrees Celsius with fluorine, radon and two – non-radon. Mineral waters provide an opportunity for effective treatment of arthritis, chronic gynecological, orthopedic and traumatological diseases and pathology of the nervous system.

Doctors to obtain a curative effect are recommended to spend in sanatoria from 7 to 21 days. The sanatoriums described are only a small part of the clinics offered by Bulgaria. Choose, come, relax! And be healthy!


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