General sapropelic mud application
sapropelic mud has a high content of iron, calcium, bromine, iodine, phosphorous, magnesium, silver, potassium, as well as substances that by their characteristics resemble follicular hormones, normalizing endocrine profile. Application of sapropelic mud improves blood circulation and oxygen supply to tissues. Besides, mud has antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, analgesic effect, saturate blood with needed microelements.
Local sapropelic mud application
The techniques for mud application include:
- local (focal) when mud is applied directly at the affected area;
- parafocal when therapeutic mud is applied near the affected area to avoid exacerbation of abnormal focus;
- reflexosegmental when mud is applied to the projection of the respective cerebrospinal segment.
Electromud procedure with constant or impulse current
This is the method of “electrification through mud” when the patient is simultaneously exposed to direct current, therapeutic mud and ions removed from it. Herewith, different microelements and biologically active organic compounds penetrate through the skin cover from the mud solution in the form of amino acids, humic and fatty acids, vitamins, hormones affecting the adaptive systems and metabolism.