Low back and balneotherapy (Database)




Karagulle MZ, Karagulle M.
Balneotherapy and spa therapy of rheumatic diseases in Turkey: a systematic review]

Forsch Komplementarmed Klass Naturheilkd. 2004 Feb;11(1):33-41.  


Barker KL, Dawes H, Hansford P, Shamley D. Perceived and measured levels of exertion of patients with chronic back pain exercising in a hydrotherapy pool. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2003 Sep;84(9):1319-23.

Guillemin F, Virion JM, Escudier P, De Talance N, Weryha G.Effect on osteoarthritis of spa therapy at Bourbonne-les-Bains. Joint Bone Spine. 2001 Dec;68(6):499-503.

Kihlstrand M, Stenman B, Nilsson S, Axelsson O. Water-gymnastics reduced the intensity of back/low back pain in pregnant women. Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand. 1999 Mar;78(3):180-5.


Constant F, Guillemin F, Collin JF, Boulange M. Use of spa therapy to improve the quality of life of chronic low back pain patients Med Care. 1998 Sep;36(9):1309-14.



Nguyen M, Revel M, Dougados M. Prolonged effects of 3 week therapy in a spa resort on lumbar spine, knee and hip osteoarthritis: follow-up after 6 months. A randomized controlled trial. Br J Rheumatol. 1997 Jan;36(1):77-81

Sjogren T, Long N, Storay I, Smith J. Group hydrotherapy versus group land-based treatment for chronic low back pain. Physiother Res Int. 1997;2(4):212-22.


Constant F, Collin JF, Guillemin F, Boulange M. Effectiveness of spa therapy in chronic low back pain: a randomized clinical trial. J Rheumatol. 1995 Jul;22(7):1315-20.

Konrad K, Tatrai T, Hunka A, Vereckei E, Korondi I. Controlled trial of balneotherapy in treatment of low back pain. Ann Rheum Dis. 1992 Jun;51(6):820-2.

Kranjc I, Turk Z.
Results of a comparative study of the success of treatment of pain in the lumbar spine at the Moravske Toplice health spa, at the department of physical therapy and rehabilitation and at the department of rheumatology of the Maribor Teaching Hospital.
Reumatizam. 1992;39(2):33-7.