Balneotherapy is a therapy using fresh water baths (also called hydrotherapy) on all or part of the body. It differs from thalassotherapy, which is performed in a marine environment.
Balneotherapy is used to treat rheumatism and dermatological conditions. Depending on the results desired, different types of water may be used: medicinal baths, thermal baths, mud baths.
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