Los tratamientos crenoterapicos se vienen realizando desde antiguo de una forma exclusivamente empirica hasta el siglo XVII, si bien encontramos mencion a los mismos en los escritos que nos dejaron Hipocrates, Celso, Galeno, Mahoma o Avicenas; empirica razonada destacando nombres como: Siegmund HAHN (1664-1742) y e hijos, PRIESNITZ (1799-1851), Sebastian KNEIPP
(1821-1897) que creo un Centro Hidroterapico; es a partir del siglo XIX cuando empieza, con WINTERNITZ (1835-1917), la etapa cientifica que no ve su mayor esplendor hasta bien avanzado el siglo XX, en que su decrepitud propicia la desaparicion de importantes centros balnearios en otras epocas.
The popularity of hydrotherapy, particularly in Germany, was largely a result of the practices and writings of Sebastian Kneipp
(1821-1897), the son of a poor Bavarian weaver, who became ill with tuberculosis while studying for the priesthood.
More than 100 towns in Germany and Austria contain the word bad or "bath" in their names and Father Sebastian Kneipp
, whose late-eighteenth-century water treatments are still practiced throughout the world today, hailed from the neighboring Bavaria region of Germany, Separated from Austria by just a few mountain ranges, his hydropathy technique known as Kneipp's Cure or Kneipping quickly spread across the border and became a popular phenomenon.
LIKE the ancient Greeks and Romans before him, Sebastian Kneipp
was a great believer in the therapeutic qualities of water.
Chiropractic, founded by Iowan David Daniel Palmer in the 1890s, and naturopathy, a contemporaneous coinage by John Scheel, MD, a New York City physician who embraced the vitalist teachings of German hydrotherapist Sebastian Kneipp
, excited the active antipathy of the American Medical Association for more than 75 years.
Kneipp is a 100-year-old company born from a partnership between a Bavarian priest (Father Sebastian Kneipp
, a renowned botanist of his time) and a pharmacist from Wurzburg, Germany (L.
The building's design was inspired by and incorporates the philosophy of the 19th century Bavarian priest Sebastian Kneipp
who believed in the five pillars of wellness: water, plants, nutrition, exercise and balance.
The term was coined in 1895 by John Scheel, a German homeopath practicing the methods of German healer Louis Kuhn and Bavarian monk Father Sebastian Kneipp
(1821-1897), nacido en Stefansried Bavaria, hijo de unos tejedores humildes, durante la ninez tuvo que dedicarse al pastoreo y ayudar a sus padres como tejedor.
Bayside Park's overall design is inspired by the Five Pillars of Wellness developed by the Bavarian priest Sebastian Kneipp
in the 19th century, which include water, plants, nutrition, exercise and balance," he added.