The healing effect of hot spring water has been utilized by many cultures for centuries. For ages, people took advantage of thermal centers for their health. Various minerals in the hot spring water help to solve different kind of health problems and provide significant help for medical treatment. Turkey’s thermal resorts reunite the knowledge of centuries with modern spa and wellness systems, luxurious hotels, friendly and kind service, experienced specialists and a stunning nature.
Turkey, as cradle of civilizations from the empire Rome to today, has been a health center of all cultures thanks to reach hot spring, thermal resources which has Europe’s biggest potential of resources and 3rd about best resort spa and wellness applications of Europe. With various location options in different regions of Turkey (Antalya, Afyon, Bolu, Bursa, Izmir) treatment joins to holiday in renaissance of thermal therapy resorts.
Nowadays, Turkey’s thermal Resorts reunite the knowledge of centuries with modern spa and wellness systems, luxurious hotels, friendly and kind service, experienced specialists and a stunning nature. Turkey became a very popular destination for medical travel/health tourism with hot spring bath cure, hammams, massage therapy and wellness and spa centers.
Turkey’s excellent healthcare infrastructure, relatively short flying times from North America, Europe and Middle East and lower prices from country of origin attract an increased volume of medical tourists to Turkey. According to Turkish Ministry of Health, in 2013, 300.000 tourists visited Turkey for medical travel.
Thermal facilities also employ medical professionals to ensure high quality standards and patient safety. Physiotherapists and rehabilitation specialists provide excellent services in the resorts equipped in accordance with not only the highest hotel standards, but also with healthcare standards.
Thermal spa therapy or thermal medicine is using for treatment of rheumatic diseases, digestion system diseases, liver and gallbladder diseases, metabolic obesity, gout, kidney and ureter diseases, skin diseases, the diseases following orthopedic operations, gynecologic diseases and all types of convalescence period diseases.
Also Thermal care, spa, hammam, bath cures and massage therapy are used to help to medical treatment for all pains and diseases source by stress, providing muscle relaxation, stress reduction, increased blood circulation, increased flexibility and range of motion, stimulating lymphatic system, improving nerve function, decreasing chronic pain, strengthening the immune system, improving skin tone and lowering blood pressure.