Health is wealth
The evidence proves beyond doubt that massage, heat treatments, relaxation and baths can improve both physical and mental condition. These treatments and many others are available at the NLFI Rehabilitation and Health Clinic. To get the most out of treatments, we recommend starting with the hot tub, steam or doing light exercises in the swimming pool, all of which are included if you go to any of our treatments. Bathrobe, slippers and towels are provided free of charge.
The staff at the clinic have been specially trained in water treatments and we have five certified medical massage therapists along with well experienced staff in the swimming pool and mud baths. Such facilities at Kjarnalundur are among the best of their kind available.
Medical massage therapy is a technique for treating the soft muscles of the body for therapeutic purposes. Soft muscles are the muscles, tendons, ligaments and membranes. Reducing tension in the muscles increases the supply of oxygen and nutrients to the tissues. Medical massage is available as a part body or a full body massage.
Part Body Massage
Treatment for specific parts of the body which is suitable for example, for muscle pain in the neck, shoulders and back.
Length: 25 minutes.
Full Body Massage
Treatment for the entire body which reduces tension and increases blood circulation to muscles. Ideal for the relief of sore muscles and effective against general physical fatigue. Length: 50 minutes.
Mud Bath - geothermal mud
Deep heat, which helps relax muscles and relieves rheumatism symptoms and pain in the muscle-skeletal system is excellent for those with psoriasis or other skin problems. Immersion in the relaxing mud bath for 15 minutes is followed by 20 minutes' relaxation.
(Mud baths are not suitable for those with severe heart or lung problems, or who are allergic to nickel).
Acupuncture is a highly effective treatment, recommended for the relief of body pain, especially neck and back pain.
Lengt: 30 minutes.
Herbal bath - 20 minutes + 20 minutes relaxation
For our wonderfully soothing therapeutic baths using a range of Icelandic herbal oils.
- Eucalyptus Bath: helps clear the respiratory system
- Chamomile Bath: speeds up the healing of wounds and enhances skin texture
- Spruce Needle Bath: ideal for those suffering from tension, stress and sleeping problems
- Special Therapeutic Bath for Rheumatism: helps alleviate and if used regularly can take away body pain
Deep relaxation with hypnotic techniques.
Length: 60 minutes.