Time off is often a blessing for people with chronic pain. During a stay at a health resort in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, the pain can be alleviated through special therapies and offers in one of the state's renowned clinics. Relaxation exercises and conversations with other sufferers help to regain inner peace.
Natural pain therapies
Whether back pain, fibromyalgia or migraine: Mecklenburg-Vorpommern's natural pharmacy has a selection of effective remedies for pain therapy in the form of mud, brine and Baltic Sea mud. Thalassotherapy and climatotherapy, in which the natural conditions of the Baltic Sea coast unfold their effectiveness, also prove beneficial for numerous indications with chronic pain.
In the field of balneotherapy, mud treatment is one of the established methods of pain therapy for diseases of the locomotor system. Muscle pain and arthrosis can also be treated well with mud. Natural moor peloids (moor dissolved in water) relaxes, among other things, muscles, tendons, ligaments and connective tissue and develops an analgesic, anti-inflammatory and circulation-promoting effect. For the treatment of chronic wear and tear of joints or spine, osteoporosis as well as numerous other clinical pictures there are different, individual offers in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. These include, depending on the indication, mud baths, packs, mud kneading or mud treading.
Baltic Sea mud
Silt extracted from the bottom of the salty Baltic Sea is an important element of thalassotherapy. As a bath, pack or mask, the processed, mineral-rich healing clay from the bottom of the sea unfolds a deeply penetrating warmth with pain-relieving effects. After all, natural silt stores heat much longer than water and also releases it more evenly. Thus, the comforting warmth of Baltic Sea silt flows through the body, relieving muscular tension and supporting pain therapy for chronic arthritis, fibromyalgia and muscle pain.
In addition to the health-promoting salt water of the Baltic Sea, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern also has several thermal springs. Baths and other treatments with this saline, very pure water pumped from the depths support the healing process for back pain and other indications associated with chronic pain.
Specially prepared brine with a salt content of more than 20 percent also allows for floating baths, also known as floating, which can contribute to deep relaxation and lower individual pain levels as part of pain therapy.
Overcoming chronic pain
Probably everyone suffers from knee pain, headaches or back pain at some point in their lives. However, if the pain persists for a longer period of time or if treatment does not lead to any improvement, sleep disorders, psychological stress and depression can be the result. In Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, specialists help sufferers cope with chronic pain.
Individual pain therapy in Greifswald
While pain centers at hospitals primarily treat acute pain, for example after operations, the SHORT CARE Clinic Greifswald specializes in chronic pain. With its multimodal, individualized pain therapy, the clinic's interdisciplinary care concept also addresses pain patients with advanced chronification. Various modules, including infusions, acupuncture, massage and psychoanalysis/therapy, are used to alleviate pain.
Headache Center North-East
The Headache Center North-East is a joint institution of the Clinic and Polyclinic for Neurology and the Institute for Medical Psychology and Medical Sociology of the University Medical Center Rostock. It deals with chronic or rare head and facial pain. It combines the expertise of neurologists, psychiatrists and psychologists and works closely with radiologists, surgeons, dentists, ophthalmologists and ENT specialists as well as specialists from other departments of the University Medical Center Rostock. A well-founded diagnosis is followed by a pain therapy tailored to the patient's needs. In addition, the Headache Center is also available as a supra-regional contact for physicians in private practice to support the diagnosis of unclear, complex cases.
With the healing power of moor
Moor applications are considered an effective pain therapy for patients with chronic pain such as migraine, back pain or knee pain. In Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, two peatlands in particular have been used for healing purposes for centuries: from the Conventer lowlands near Bad Doberan and the Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania border valley near Bad Sülze. Locally, modern spa clinics - the Moorbad Bad Doberan and the Medianklinik Bad Sülze - offer mud treatments to pain patients according to an individual therapy plan. In addition, there are various health programs, also in the preventive field.