Sand for treatment
psammotherapy procedure is: general and local.
represents total sand bath and held on the body, except the head, heart and stomach.Local
also carried out on the problem areas: legs, waist and individual joints.
Sand can be used any, river or sea, coarse (grains larger than 0.5 mm each), medium-grained (0.5 to 0.25 mm) and fine (0.25 to 0.1 mm).
main requirements to the sand is clean and no stones, shells and other natural and artificial additives.
procedure can be carried out in the open air in the warm season, as well as indoors.In any event the temperature must be adults below 20 º C for children - not below 23 ° C.
duration of the procedure depends on the general condition of the person, his individual characteristics and objectives.For adults, it is 15-30 minutes, children - no more than 15 minutes.
most favorable time for psammotherapy outdoors is the second half of the day.By this time the sun will heat the sand well (up to 60 ° C) and will destroy most of it located in the pathogenic mic
Before the procedure, you need to dig in the sand horizontal hole, the size and shape corresponding to the human body.
Experts believe that the best heat-conducting qualities have grains of medium size.
skin should be carefully wipe and go into the pit, face up, with his head under a cushion of towels to put on the head of panama, and put on his forehead soaked cloth in cool water.It is as necessary to be refreshing.The head must necessarily be in the shade (under an awning or umbrella).
Then if any help is necessary to fill up the body of the hot sand layer 5-6 cm thick (you can ask someone else to do it).On the abdomen layer should be thin - less than 1 - 2 cm. The area of the heart is required to be kept free.
course you can dig deeper -. 10-12 cm
After the procedure is necessary to rinse with warm water (36-37 ° C) for about half an hour to relax in the shade.In no case can swim and sunbathe.
Do not take sessions psammotherapy wet or insufficiently heated sand.
course of treatment is usually 12-15 (sometimes 18-20) treatments for adults and 10-12 procedures - for children.In order not to overload the body, sessions are held every other day.
Local psammotherapy for arthritis, arthrosis, myalgia, inflammation of the appendages can be carried out not only in hospitals but also in the home.For this purpose it is necessary to sift the sand through a sieve (and if necessary, rinse with water), heat it in the oven or in a deep container over an open fire, and pour it into a bag made of thick (eg, canvas or linen) fabrics.The resulting bundle should be applied to the affected area and keep it with your hand or a handkerchief or scarf to fix.
heated to 52-55 ° C in the sand pour fabric bag, put on his stomach, the top cover with a towel or a piece of woolen cloth.Duration of treatment 20 to 30 minutes.In the course of 10 treatments on a daily basis.Application is recommended in remission.
Heat the sand to 52-55 ° C, pour into a fabric bag, put on a liver area, cover with a towel or a piece of woolen cloth.Duration of treatment 20-30 minutes.The course is 10 daily treatments.It was shown in hypertensive dyskinesia.
Heat the sand to 52-55 ° C, pour it into a fabric bag, put on his stomach, the top cover with a towel or a piece of woolen cloth.Duration of treatment 20-30 minutes.In the course of 10 treatments on a daily basis.Recommended for propensity to spastic constipation.