Carballo’s thermal water is classified as minero-medicinal water, sodium bicarbonate sulphurate of weak mineralization. It emerges at 42ºC. It was recognized as one of the best in Europe by the Water Court of Paris at the end of 19th Century and it was declared to be for public use in 1928.
The Spa water has a high content of sulphur, sodium and bicarbonate although there are other important components in a lesser extent such as chlorine, fluorine, etc. The water is colourless and transparent but in a large extent they can become greenish. On account of its high sulphur content, it smells as “rotten eggs”
Minero-medicinal water from Carballo Spa is not just a therapeutic option for the treatment of different illnesses but also a complement to prevent them.
Its main indications are:
- Locomotor system diseases:
- Degenerative rheumatic diseases (degenerative osteoarthritis), Inflammatory (rheumatoid arthritis, ankylopoietic spondylitis), Metabolic (gout), Joints (fibromyalgia, tendonitis).
- Not rheumatic: lasting effects of fractures, sprains, strains, etc.
- Respiratory diseases:
- Upper: sinusitis, rhinitis, pharyngitis, etc.
- Lower: COPD, BCO, asthma, etc.
Apart from these indications, there are others such as slowing down the aging process, resting and anti-stress treatments, gynaecological processes, surgical diseases, hepatic diseases, metabolic disorders, urinary tracts and odontostomatology.
General contraindications are:
- Active neoplasia
- Ischemic heart disease: AMI less than 4-6 months or angina less than 2-4 months
- Advanced chronic cardiac insufficiency
- Acute process with symptoms when undertaking treatments (i.e. status asthmaticus)
- Infectious diseases
- Advanced chronic processes
The medical team will establish the definitive treatment according to the patient’s pathology and they can be contacted on firstname.lastname@example.org order to clear up any doubts.
Duration can be different depending on the medical prescription.
Total or partial immersion. Submerge your whole body or just a part of it in minero-medicinal water.
Total or partial immersion. Submerge your whole body or just a part of it in minero-medicinal water with air pressure. It stimulates circulation and tones up superficial muscles.
Total or partial immersion. Submerge your whole body or just a part of it in minero-medicinal water with air pressure in order to experience a massage.
Immerse yourself in a pool of minero-medicinal water at de 34ºC during 20 and 30 minutes. Pool has goosenecks, hydromassage in lumbar area and foot massage.
Technique based on a water jet falling down to your body with a specific pressure and temperature. You will experience a tonic and relaxing massage.
Semicircular shower with many perforations from which minero-medicinal water falls with adjustable pressure. You will experience comfort and relaxation.
Technique based on adding a water jet inside the bath.
Immerse your feet and lower legs in minero-medicinal water.
Technique based on inhaling minero-medicinal water with special equipment which produces soft steam particles during 10 minutes.
It consists of inhaling steam and minero-medicinal water through lower respiratory tracts during 10 minutes.
It consists of inhaling potable water thick drop and sinus during 10 minutes.
It consists of a nasal washing or showering with minero-medicinal water. It lasts between 5 and 10 minutes.
It consists of a throat washing (pharynx) with minero-medicinal water during 5 or 10 minutes.
Mud and paraffin mixing to apply to one part of the body, or some parts, at 42ºC and 46ºC, with an analgesic and relaxing effect for rheumatic diseases.
Stretching, kneading and some more with therapeutic purpose including the possibility of adding some thermal components. They depend on the area which has to be treated: partial, half part or complete. The duration changes depending on the massage we choose.
The chocolate wrap is a delicious treatment with pleasant sensations given by cocoa thanks to their smooth, antioxidant, nourishing and moisturizing qualities. This cosmetic agent is composed of a solid component (cocoa powder) and a liquid one which would be the minero-medicinal water.
Cosmetic agent made of seaweed, marine salt and minero-medicinal water that fight against cellulite, circulatory system or lymphatic disorders. It helps relaxing and resting.
The biological qualities of mud together with marine salt and minero-medicinal water make the skin be moisturized and it also has an analgesic effect for joint and muscle pain.
With a duration of 15 minutes. Cleanliness, soft exfoliant massage and application of cream. It prepares the skin for further treatments.
It consists in: cleanliness, peeling, accomplishment of moisturizing facial massage with elixir of essential oils and application of cream. It has a duration of 30 minutes.
A twenty minutes treatment. We offer, according to diagnosis, the following range:
Mudpack; absorbs impurities, sanitizing, refreshes and softens the skin.
Mask sensitive skin; especially recommended for sensitive and irritated skin.
Emulsion mask of cocoa; with highly comfortable effect on skin nurturing and stress free.
Honey mask emulsion recommended for dry or mature skins for its nutritive and hydrating power.
COMPLETE FACIAL TREATMENT
Accomplishment of the facial hydration together with the application of mask according to diagnosis.
See our line of Thermal cosmetics products by clicking the following link > Thermal Cosmetics.
It is located in A Coruña, in the urban area of Carballo, which is the entrance to Costa da Morte (Galician seaside area that goes from Finisterre Cape to Malpica).
Our facilities are just 45km from Santiago de Compostela and 20 minutes from A Coruña.
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