Health Treatments in Gastein: Radon thermal baths

The radon thermal bath is the most important form of treatment available to you during your health stay at Kurzentrum Bad Hofgastein. The special tubs hold 480 liters of spring water kept at a bathing temperature of 36 to 38° Celsius. Guests receiving treatment remain in the water for 15 to 22 minutes. Radon content (water from the Elisabethquelle, Bad Gastein): 52 nCi/L.

 The radon absorbed through your skin and respiratory passages is completely broken down within a short period of time. Radon restores rhythm to the vegetative nervous system, stimulating the metabolism and cell renewal.


Health Treatment Options: Radon thermal sub-aqua therapy

Sub-aqua therapy is regarded as the most important form of treatment for spine and joint problems. Because of the buoyancy of the warm water, the body becomes almost weightless. radon also has the effect of alleviating pain. As needed, the therapist may supplement this treatment with a pressurized water-jet massage or with the glisson sling. Water temperature: 34° to 36° Celsius, therapy duration: 25 minutes.

 Rest periods of around a half-hour complete treatments during your health stay at Kurzentrum Bad Hofgastein.

Used in the treatment of:

  • degenerative, rheumatic ailments of the spine and joints
  • post-operative conditions involving limited mobility and weakened musculature
  • neurological complaints involving spasticity, kinetosis and coordination disorders

Would you like to take advantage of the wide selection of radon treatments during your health vacation? Contact the team at Kurzentrum Bad Hofgastein, they will be more than happy to provide you with additional information.