The medical course of treatment at the spa

In Bourbon l'Archambault, the thermal cares are given by a competent staff attentive to persons having hydrotherapy's comfort, under medical supervision. In this resort with a human face, persons having hydrotherapy enjoys restful environment which is favourable for fully enjoy the use of the thermal water virtues. Since 2,000 years, it is like that in Bourbon l'Archambault.

Drawn from the core of the fault at a temperature of 55°C, the thermal water is cooled down to the temperature of human body by the technique of the thermal exchange, inside lightproof, airtight tarpaulin, in order to preserve its whole intrinsic properties.
This water is then applied under different forms of thermal care, according to the thermal doctor's prescriptions.

MAIN TREATMENT APPLY TO THE PERSONS HAVING HYDROTHERAPY

Full and partial baths

Underwater showers

General and local steam rooms

Hydro massages

Air baths

Swimming pool of physiotherapy

Vaporarium

Clay poultices

Good water pressure shower

Jets in a pool

Jet shower

Massages under the water

Vaginal irrigations

PRELIMINARY STEPS TO COMPLETE A MEDICAL COURSE OF TREATMENT AT THE SPA

 * Seek your general practitioner or your specialist in order as he fills out a request of payment for the course of treatment at the spa in Bourbon l'Archambault. Send this request to your fund of health insurance, which will inform you of its agreement, completed with sections of payment.
 * Then make your reservation to the thermal baths. The secretariat will give you all the necessary explanations for the practical organisation of your stay in Bourbon l'Archambault. Phone: 00 33 4 70 67 07 88. Fax: 00 33 4 70 67 17 27.

LENGTH OF THE MEDICAL COURSE OF TREATMENT AT THE THERMAL BATHS

The payment of the course of treatment at the thermal baths comprises an eighteen-day-period of cares, that is to say three following weeks, as the thermal baths are closed on Sundays.

Cares took place only in the morning.

MEDICAL FOLLOW UP CARE OF THE COURSE OF TREATMENT AT THE SPA

As soon as you arrive in Bourbon l'Archambault, it is important to consult one of the resort physician (see Your stay > Useful Addresses / information > Medical service) who will established the prescription for the cares practice at the thermal baths, according to your medical record (bring your recent X-ray, if need be). Don't forget to take the section of payment for the physician. The medical package includes at least two consultations during your stay.