Self-therapyHot Sands Therapy
Porto Santo sand has been used for many years in the treatment of musculoskeletal disorders (rheumatic and orthopedic diseases), such as: rheumatoid arthritis, arthrosis, gout, osteoporosis and fibromyalgia.
Porto Santo Sand is Biogenic Carbonated with physical, chemical and thermal properties. Flat sand, very fine and easy to adhere to the skin. Rich in minerals such as magnesium, calcium, phosphorus, sulfur, ESTRÔNCIO (natural anti-inflammatory), among others. Due to its composition, the sand can maintain high temperatures for a long time.
Porto Santo, the island of health.
Hot Sand Baths in Porto Santo
The treatment consists of covering the person with heated sand. In the sand bath the temperature of the sand is between 40-43ºC at the beginning of the treatment and, after 25-30 minutes (recommended time for the duration of the treatment) the temperature of the sand should be around 37-38ºC. For the sand to dissolve and release the minerals, allowing absorption through the skin, it needs an acid, which, in this case, is the PH of Sweat.
The break between sessions will be one hour, a break for relaxation, rebalancing body temperature and hydration through fluid intake. All the sand used in this therapy is kept under strict conditions of hygiene and
disinfection, permanently monitored in order to maintain the appropriate temperature and humidity.