SPA/ Modern Therapies vs. Traditional Treatments

Spas around the world always boast of unique, modern, state-of-the-art treatments. Many of them however originate in ancient therapies discovered thousands years ago.



Modern Therapies Inspired by Ancient Treatments

Sara Thopson

Regardless whether you want to relax, improve your health level, or sharpen your mind, most medical spas will offer you all the above mentioned experiences. But with the wide range of modern therapies available, it might be difficult to decide which one suits you the best. Here is the list of the most used modern spa therapies, along with their provided benefits: 1. Phytotherapy – The Plant Therapy Treating diseases or ameliorating them with plants is called phytotherapy, and it's a form...

Rejuvenate: Thousands-Year Old Massage

Denise Chen

Most of us love the idea of being pampered with the healing touch of a skilled masseuse. A good massage can do wonders to help heal, cure, and prevent illnesses. We mainly consider massage a luxury meant as a form of pampering either at a spa or a parlor, but it also has deep roots in holistic health, medicine, and physical therapy. In fact, massage is one of the oldest forms of therapy, dating back as far as 5000 years ago to China, India, and Egypt where it was used to help cure and prevent di...

Latest Spa Treatments in Good Old Europe

Andrea Hausold

When the world discovered the posh spas of the Americas and the exotic techniques of Asia, Europe has slowly gone out of flavor. What is left in the places for health treatment that were once the forefront of wellness and medical resorts were old fashioned establishments. Looking shabby and outmoded, the spas were only kept alive by the elderly and those who are dependent on health insurance. But something initiated a change and most of these resorts have had their much needed facelifts. They ar...

Traditional Treatments Conquering the Spa World

Anna Luebke

Traditional spa treatments are one of the best ways to revitalize you. The word "Spa" has been derived from Latin word "Sanitas per Aquam" which means procurement of good health by the help of essential oils and water. Various natural oils are considered to be one of the best ways to revitalize your skin. Traditional spa treatments are being practiced since ancient times and nowadays they have gained popularity among spa-goers. The following are some traditional spa treatments on offer. Sand...