DEAPRTMENT OF HYDROTHERAPY & CLAYTHERAPY
Department of Hydrotherapy and Clay therapy is a branch of Yoga and Naturopathy Medicine that deals with the study of the properties of water and its influence over human physiology through judicial application of water internally and externally. Hydrotherapy is used to prevent and treat acute and chronic conditions. Clay therapy in Naturopathy involves scientific use of moistened earth in a proper manner, so as to benefit the body from within.
Mud being enriched with minerals, applied externally helps in recovery of patient from various ailments efficiently. Between the 17th and 19th centuries, mud therapy became popular in Europe to treat chronic illness made with mineral waters and mudpacks. During the second half of the 20th century, pharmacology developed the idea of Mud Therapy to be considered as an alternative medicine and used in spa treatments.
Department of Hydrotherapy and Clay therapy is providing training in the subject specialty of Hydrotherapy and Clay therapy for the undergraduate students of final year BNYS degree. With respect to the knowledge domain, Department of Hydrotherapy and Clay therapy educate students through regular seminars, lectures and practical demonstrations to understand its principles and techniques to treat the patient effectively.