Balneotherapy which is a water treatment is strongly associated with the term Spa. Spa resorts or Spa towns, inclusive of the hot spring resorts, offer typically and majorly various types of health related treatments. Since the prehistoric times it is being believed that the mineral waters have curative powers, which helps in the well being. These kind of healing spa practices have always been very well known and popular throughout the world, although they are more widespread in Japan and European countries. Day spa, are quite a popular branch of it, and it offers a variety of various personal care treatments.
A spa treatment is a non medical kind of a procedure which is used to benefit the state of the body. It is generally performed in beauty salon, day spa, resort, school and destination spas.
Following are the treatments included in a spa:
Mud bath, peat pulp bath, Hot spring bathing or soaking in the following that can be roman hot springs, Japanese hot springs, and so on. Aromatherapy, sauna, steam bath, body wraps, i.e, wrapping the body with plastic sheets and blankets, hot linens, or mud wraps, many a times in a combination along with herbal compounds, massages, manicures, pedicures, nail care, removal of body hair, hot wax and waxing are also included in spa treatments.