Soothes rheumatic pains and helps to recover mobility

The rheumatology treatment programme works on chronic, degenerative rheumatism and osteoarthritis in all areas, especially the cervical vertebrae, knees, hips, hands and ankles.

Soothing your pains, gently moving and relaxing your muscles, decreasing inflammation and relieving your joints are just some of the instant and long-lasting benefits of the Bagnoles de l'Orne mineral water when combined with our treatments, such as mud wrap, our baths and pool... It also allows many other illnesses to be treated:


  • Chronic inflammatory rheumatism outside of the inflammatory phases, rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, psoriasic rheumatisms
  • Rheumatism of the joints: periarthritis, tendonitis, bursitis
  • After-effects of osteoarthritis, stiff joints, sprains, dislocations, fractures, polytrauma, CRPS
  • Chronic pain following surgery, such as hip or knee replacement
  • Fibromyalgia



  • Relief of joint pains
  • Regained suppleness and reduction
  • in medication
  • Improved comfort and quality of life


In 2012, 55 % of our spa-goers took a combined course of treatment for improved effectiveness.

Discuss it with your doctor!


Scientific proof of the effectiveness of thermal medicine: Thermarthrose medical study

According to the widest study into osteoarthritis carried out on 462 patients across France and performed by the French Association for Thermal Medicine (AFRETH) in 2009, the results show that thermal treatment is the best therapy currently available: 6 months after the therapy, 50 % of spa-goers saw an improvement in function and a reduction in pain