Natural healing substances combined with physical therapies and preventative measures all form part of convalescence stays in Gastein. The long-lasting effects are what makes this medicinal treatment dinstinctive. Gastein convalescence is recognised as a proven, effective therapeutic measure in medicine.
Natural radon has a revitalising effect on the body cells, works against inflammation, and reduces pain long term. The Gastein radon thermal treatments from the basis of any convalescence stay in Gastein. According to Dr Wolfgang Foisner, medical director of the Kurzentrum Bad Hofgastein, the combination of radon, altitude, and heat is unique in this way.
Areas of efficacy of a Gastein convalescence stay
A Gastein convalescence stay is effective against diseases of the musculoskeletal system, respiratory system, and the skin. In addition, it is beneficial for general well-being (immune prophylaxis), bringing new vitality, strength, and energy (list of indications according to Prof. Ritter):
Disorders of the regeneration, circulation, and immunological balance of the skin
Respiratory system disorders
Chronic illnesses and disorders of the musculoskeletal system
- Chronic inflammatory rheumatic diseases, especially Morbus Bechterew e.g. Spondylarthropathy and chronic polyarthritis
- Degenerative diseases of large and small joints (arthritis)
- Degenerative diseases of the spine (spondilosis, spondio arthritis, osteochondrosis)
- Chronic discopathy, also post-operative
- Fibromyalgy syndrome
- Non-joint rheumatism (non-inflammatory pains in muscles and ligaments)
- Psoriasis arthropathy and arthritis psoriatica
- Chronic arthritis urica
- Chronic consequences of accidents and sport injuries
- Neuralgia, neuritis, polyneuropathy
Your path to a period of convalescence in Gastein
If you are interested in taking convalescence in Gastein, then you will find here a description of the steps involved in applying for Gastein convalescence.