Crucial Things To Know About Spa Treatments

A Medical Spa is worth giving a try. It has many health benefits which are beyond anything you could imagine. Let me share some of the common treatments offered by a medical spa center.

Massage Therapy

Benefits: Massage therapy can help you overcome stress, develop a healthy posture, relax the muscles, improve blood circulation, cure headache, and strengthen the immune system.

Cost: An hour of facial massage may cost $9 in Bali (Indonesia) and $50 in Australia. Similarly, a full body massage may cost you $20 and $100 in Indonesia and Australia respectively.

Side effects: It is important to note that a massage therapy may affect the natural mechanism of the human body. According to studies, the blood sugar level is likely to alter. Massage therapy can also cause loosening of blood clots. Hence, if you suffer from a bleeding disorder, it is recommended to avoid this therapy.


Botox injections play a vital role in skin treatment. Many skin medical spa centers use it for curing damaged skin cells (wrinkles), and stimulating drooping breasts. It is painless and only a small quantity is adequate. However, it is recommended to go for a skin test, before treatment, as some patients may develop local allergic reactions.

Benefits: Botox injection is also used to treat migraine headache. Some studies suggest that males with increased prostates can be completely cured. Medical professionals also believe that it can be an excellent remedy for arthritis pain.

Side effects: Side effects may include headache, pain at the injection point, dropping eyelids, nausea, bruising, and muscle weakness.

Cost: The cost may vary from $7 to $50 per unit.

Acne Laser Treatments

Acne is a kind of skin disorder that affects teenagers the most. Acne laser treatment is a painless cosmetic treatment provided in medical spa centers, all over the world.

Benefits: Laser treatment helps in reducing excessive oil production, enhancing the skin appearance, decreasing inflammation caused due to bacteria, and treating the broken blood vessels.

Side effects: Side effects of laser treatment depend on two factors, skin type and intensity of acne. It is recommended to consult a dermatologist before opting for the treatment. The treatment may also lead to irritation, redness, and swelling.

Cost: Cost may vary, depending on the surface area of the skin being treated.

Laser Hair Removal

Laser hair removal is a process for getting rid of unwanted hair. The treatment is largely used for body parts like upper lips, legs, arms and breasts.

Benefits: The treatment can effectively reduce 70 to 90 percent hair from the body part. You can expect a smoother skin post every treatment session. After effects like discoloration and skin marks are not observed after this treatment.

Side effects: The laser treatment for hair removal may lead to swelling, scarring, and redness of skin. It is recommended that the treatment should be carried out under the supervision of trained professional using best medical equipment.

Cost: Laser hair removal is not a cost-effective treatment. It involves recurring payments for many months. The cost of treatment depends on the number of sessions and the area of skin.


Microdermabrasion is also called a lunch-time facial. The mechanism involves gentle cleaning of the skin, leading to fresh, glowing and a younger looking face.

Benefits: Patients can immediately resume their normal daily routine after the session.

Side effects: Sensitivity to the sun and skin flaking are some of the known side effects.

Cost: The cost of this treatment depends on the location and the market standing of the medical spa center. A single session can cost you $25 to $100.

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This blog has been written by Harshit who writes on various business domains including Health and Beauty Tips.