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balneotherapy

 [bal″ne-o-ther´ah-pe]
use of baths in the treatment of disease.

bal·ne·o·ther·a·peu·tics

, balneotherapy (bal'nē-ō-thār'ă-pū'tiks, -thār'ă-pē),
Immersion of part or all of the body in mineral water as a form of therapy.
[L. balneum, bath]

balneotherapy

(băl′nē-ō-thĕr′ə-pē)
n.
The therapeutic use of baths, especially in mineral-rich waters.

balneotherapy

[bal′nē·ōther′əpē]
Etymology: L, balneum + Gk, therapeia, treatment
use of baths in the treatment of many diseases and conditions.

bal·ne·o·ther·a·py

(bal'nē-ō-thār'ă-pē)
Treatment of disease by baths.

balneotherapy (bälˑ·nē·ō·theˈ·r·pē),

n the practice of administering medicinal baths in order to treat injuries or disease.

balneotherapy

use of baths in the treatment of disease.
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Conclusion: Balneotherapy is more effective than standard physical therapy in the treatment of musculoskeletal disorders in terms of pain, analgesic drug consumption and treatment satisfaction status.
From the studies accessible to English-speakers, balneotherapy apparently benefits people with rheumatic conditions and fibromyalgia.
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Although it took her quite a long time to figure out the Center was a place to help people get rid of their illness using traditional Chinese methods like massage and balneotherapy, she was not given a cold shoulder by people in the Center.
The efficacy of balneotherapy and mud-pack therapy in patients with knee osteoarthritis.
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while evidence for use of treatments such as duloxetine, balneotherapy, and land-based exercises such as t'ai chi has strengthened," the authors noted.