Nakhchivan Physiotherapy Hospital, situated at Nakhchivan Salt Mine Base on the
height of 1173 meters from the sea level, started to function on December 29,
1979 as a hospital with capacity of 50 beds.
In 1980 the capacity of hospital was reached 100 beds.In 2003, the hospital was
renovated and equipped with up-to-date equipments.
The "Duzdag Physiotherapy Center" has been granted with the status of public
legal entity by the Order of the Chairman of the Supreme Assembly of the
Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic dated December 21, 2017 and is currently
operating with 300 beds.
underground department is located within salt mine in mountain workshop 300
meters from the entrance in 110 meters of depth at 10 worked stroke.
Nakhchivan Physiotherapy Hospital has the following parameters of healing
ground surface climate:
highness of area from the sea level-950 meters
average temperature 12-24 C
In January 5-10C, in June 35-40C
amount of rainfall 200-300 mm
pressure 1020 mm.c.st
of sunny days -260-280
underground department climate
highness from the sea level-1173 meters
pressure 682 mm.c.st
speed 0-0,1 m/s
dispersed NaCl ions
While not ill – 17. 5 ml/m3
While ill – 12. 5 ml/m3
The thickness of salts mine 8, 2; the ingredients of Salt
stone: NaCl-98, 4%; CaCl-0, 04%;
While the patients are in the mine pit the temperature may increase 0.05 C, the
relative humidity may increase 5-10%.
In Nakhchivan Physiotherapy Hospital the Spleoteraphy is conducted in
conformity with the methodical recommendations of the hospital of Uzhgorod city
in Ukraine. The patients, during 2-3 days get adapted to hospital zone. After
it, starting from 18:00 up to 8:00 adult’s 20-24 séances and the children’s
14-18 séances place themselves in the underground department. Depending on
severity of the disease and health conditions this period may change.
After the treatment finished it is observed 65-70% of recovery among the adults
and 65-70% recovery among the children.
Together with going to salt mine, if needed the patients can get some
medications, physic procedures, therapeutic physical training, thorax massage
and etc. The medications are recommended as less as possible (if the patient is
getting the kotriokostereoids, the doze is gradually decreased).Spleoteraphy is
carried out when there is not suffocation attack and within the period of
NakhchivanSpleoteraphy Hospital’s preference over other Salt mines is connected
with the fact that as it is located in horizontal position the patients enter
into the underground department already in the adapted from. Ventilation, in
hospitals worked strokes - similar to chess, is natural; that means the weather
flow speed is about 0-0,1m/s. The salt mine is stable with natural and high
disperse Na+ Cl+ ions. Microbes are less in the salt mine. Thee hospital is
situated in highly ecological clean zone. For this reason there are entirely not
any poisonous gases (methane gas).
There are the following indications and after effects for the salt mine
asthmas 1st level, inflectional-allergic and atopical form easy and
easy and middle range of bad form;
asthmas 1st level, breath deficiency 1st and 2nd levels,
heart cases 1st level;
asthmas 1st level, with collateral chronicle non obstructive
bronchitis and chronicle pneumonia of 1st and 2nd levels
stage with chronicle bronchitis asthmas;
rhino sinusoid pathologies;
Absolute side affects:
asthmas 2nd level;
asthmas 1st level with heavy running, diffused pneumonic sclerosis,
breath deficiency 3rd level, heart case 3rd level;
of Bronchi ataxia;
tuberculosis all forms and stages;
of blood circulation of 3rd level;
cases sub compensations and de compensation phase;
disease of 3rd stage;
disease of gastro duodenal erosions;
disease of kidney stone;
of 2nd and 3rd levels (dependant on insulin).
Relatively after-effects are the followings:
1) Absence of upper and lower extremities;
3) Chronicle poly arthritis disease;
4) The anatomic changes of the nasal cavity (polyps, adenoids);
5) Chronicle hepatocholestisits.