Thermal balneotherapy in Antsirabe-Madagascar: water analysis and its applications in an African context

Thermal balneotherapy in Antsirabe-Madagascar: water analysis and its applications in an African context

Authors

  • Alessio Pedrazzini UO Clinica Ortopedica e Traumatologica di Parma
  • Roberto Delsignore
  • Alessandra Martelli
  • Silvio Tocco
  • Enrico Vaienti
  • Francesco Ceccarelli
  • Francesco Pogliacomi

Abstract

The Orthopaedic Rehabilitation Centre of Madagascar can be found in the city of Antsirabe. The health care facility is equipped with 2 thermal sources of bicarbonate water used for post-operative rehabilitation and for the ailment of chronic degenerative illnesses. The aim of this study, which derives from the cooperation between the School of Specialization in Thermal Therapy of the University of Parma and Antsirabe Orthopaedic Hospital, is to analyze the real properties of thermal waters utilized in this centre and to do an overview of its possible applications in this particular African context.

Author Biography

Alessio Pedrazzini, UO Clinica Ortopedica e Traumatologica di Parma

specialista in ortopedia e traumatolgia, specialista in idrologia medica, master in Chirurgia della Mano, diploma di Tecniche Microchirurgiche, professore a  contratto dell'Università di Parma

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Published

15-04-2016

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Thermal balneotherapy in Antsirabe-Madagascar: water analysis and its applications in an African context. Acta Biomed [Internet]. 2016 Apr. 15 [cited 2024 Jun. 18];87(1 -S):25-33. Available from: https://mattioli1885journals.com/index.php/actabiomedica/article/view/5346

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