SPA is mainly used in an acronym of British Medicine in the medical category, meaning suprapubic aspiration (bladder). Medical spas, sometimes referred to as medi-spas or medspas, are a combination of medical procedures and day spa experiences. These services include weight-loss and stress-reduction programs, checkups, beauty treatments, and preventive medicine. In addition, medical spas can now offer non-surgical anti-aging treatments that were previously only done in a doctor's office.
There are more than 6,800 medical spas worldwide that generate more than 7% of spas revenues. The acronym SPA also stands for Sperm Penetration Assay and has 45 different meanings within medical terminology. Muscle spasms are caused by chemical reactions sent to muscles from nerves that cause them to contract. This property aims to offer a fusion of thalassotherapy (seawater treatment), spa and wellness 26% anti-aging programs within a luxury leisure complex by the sea.
The group opened its first medical spa center in Austria's Tyrol in 1974 and operates two spas in Germany, including one located in Tegernsee and one in Hamburg, which is promoted as a “state-of-the-art sports medicine center”. At Vilalara Longevity Thalassa& Medical Spa, guests can select one of Longevity's programs, ranging from a relaxing wellness retreat to a structured, high-impact detoxification, weight-loss or anti-aging program. Some of the best (and most expensive) medical spas are found in Europe, including Clinique La Prairie from Switzerland and Grand Resort Bad Ragaz. In recent years, the growth in the number of medical spas has slightly outpaced that of spas in general, although the increase in revenues has lagged behind the global total.
While Western medical practice treats symptoms, it is complementary and alternative medicine (ACM) that has helped create the link between medicine and spas. All meanings belonging to the abbreviation SPA participate only within medical terminology and no other meanings are found.