This gentle medical practice using rich mineral or thermal water is all the rage! Each resort offers various treatments, which makes it possible to treat specific pathologies. But what is a spa treatment really? Spa clients will tell you that it is an exquisite moment during which only you are being cared for. During this stay you will learn how to press the « pause » button, away from the stress and turmoil of modern life and in an ideal, natural environment.
A social security approved spa treatment includes a full treatment lasting 18 to 21 days. In France, it can be prescribed by a doctor and is partly reimbursed by your social security system. The beneficial effects on the body are recognized by the public health sector. During your stay you will be monitored by the medical team. A care plan is established by a prescribing doctor and consists of thermal showers, thermal and mud baths, walks, massages and drinking the thermal water.
The natural water of the Vosges
When it comes to spa water, it is true to say that the land was generous with the west of the Vosges. The natural water that springs from the soil is rich in qualities that have been appreciated since Roman antiquity. Four spas can currently provide their benefits:
Over the centuries they have become legends in the history of hydrotherapy and are now known throughout the world for to their mineral waters.
These four spa towns were built on geological points which allowed the natural emergence of their waters. For hundreds of years, since the Hercynian orogeny during the Paleozoic Era and thanks to the specific rock found in the Vosges, these sources have been following underground routes whicih allow them to be enriched with minerals. Born in the heart of the Vosges Mountains the sources are protected by waterproof layers of clay and marl and are rich in trace elements and siliceous.
Thanks to theses remarkable characteristics, effective care, associated with natural processes, is now available. These health and well-being packages help with pathologies related to our time such as cardiovascular diseases, rheumatisms, metabolic diseases, overweight, stress etc. Spa treatments are a privileged moment to heal and be supported by professionals. At the beginning of the stay, the spa doctor establishes a care plan which incorporates the treatments and care needed in accordance with the patient profile and pathology. Spa treatments are provided by care assistants and physiotherapists with a state registered diploma. Treatments are alternated with pool immersions or simple thermal baths.
Land of health
The heart of the Vosges is undoubtedly a land of health with its spas that bend over backwards to bring us benefits that go way beyond traditional spa treatments. Here, without a doubt, well-being is not an option. Everyone can enjoy a mass of benefits for a short stay, even if it is only an afternoon. The town folk in Lorraine know it well: a mini-cure associated with a good breath of fresh air allows one to relax and recharge their batteries. The spas in the heart of the Vosges are inventive and complement one another in order to pamper us!
So, what are you waiting for? Come and enjoy the benefits of our spa.