Massage & Physiotherapy:
manipulations and manual operations
Dedicated to treating all inflammatory states of muscles and joints, localized contractures, post-traumatic injuries, as well as maintaining and reviving body tone, the Massage & Physiotherapy Department is one the most representative area of Villa Paradiso and La Maison du Relax and plays a fundamental role. Physiotherapy massage can trigger a series of positive effects on a muscular (hypotonic and hypertonic action), vascular (vasodilatory action), and biochemical level (antalgic action through the release of endorphins). In addition, the Massage & Physiotherapy Department offers a whole range of treatments which, associated with each other, lead to a significant body tone recovery.
MASSAGE & PHYSIOTHERAPY DEPARTMENT - TREATMENTS
Passive Stimulating Gymnastics with Electrostimulation
Passive stimulating gymnastics with electrostimulation aims at toning muscles, firming tissues, sculpturing and firming the abdomen, legs and buttocks. It is carried out by administering a series of pulses which triggers an intermittent contraction of the treated muscle groups and stimulates peripheral microcirculation.
Laser therapy is mainly used for treating orthopedic and physiotherapeutic pathologies of inflammatory nature, but also for pathologies such as arthro-rheumatic diseases, sciatica, lumbago, polyarthritis and all traumatic disorders (pulled muscles and muscle contractures, tendonitis, bursitis).
Tecar Therapy is an electro-medical technique that activates the natural anti-inflammatory processes through the administration of energy inside biological tissues. It is suitable for all joint problems, inflammations, post-traumatic injuries, tendonitis, lower back pain, neck pain.
This therapy is performed through the use of a sound-wave medical device in order to treat several inflammatory conditions affecting bones and tendons.
Effective against calcifications.
Series of manipulations performed to relieve tension in the muscle-tendon system. This therapy aims to improve blood and lymphatic circulation and decrease tension in connective and muscle tissues.
Osteo-articular therapy which consists in manipulating certain body parts, such as the back, neck and head.
Total Body Workout
This type of workout involves exercises targeting the whole body through a combination of different techniques: stretching, posture exercises, pilates.
This special type of workout, which mostly involves aerobic exercises, is suitable for losing weight, toning and improving cardio-respiratory efficiency, and produces a positive effect on metabolism and joints.
A psychophysical workout aimed at improving muscle tone and firmness through light but effective exercises taking advantage of water resistance and floating.
Pilates is an effective motor technique for improvement of mental and physical balance and coordination. It is performed with specifically designed tools and under specialist supervision.
MASSAGES ON THE MERIDIANS
A Japanese manual therapy which involves a series of tractions and pressures applied through acupressure. This highly relaxing treatment is effective in restoring a good energetic balance.
Thai stretching massage
An ancient Thai technique. This highly effective and beneficial passive gymnastics promotes flexibility and postural realignment.
An energetic micro-massage performed on the foot arch with acupressure in order to restore psychophysical balance.