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hydrotherapy

Hydrotherapy is an enjoyable pool based exercise therapy for the young and old, be it for fitness or just wellbeing. Hydrotherapy exercises are conducted in 32-34 degree warm water which provides therapeutic effects to the joints, muscles and nerves. Hydrotherapy has shown proven results in providing benefits to patients with acute and chronic illness including:

  • Joint Replacements
  • Back Pain
  • Arthritis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Stroke
  • Lymphoedema
  • Decreased Mobility
  • Cardiac Reconditioning
  • Depression
  • Sleep disorders
  • Stress
  • Other Conditions eg MS, Parkinsons

Some of the benefits include:

  • Aerobic improvements
  • Strengthens muscles
  • Pain Relief
  • Increased Mobility
  • Stress Reduction
  • Cardiovascular fitness
  • Relaxation
  • Reduce high blood pressure
  • Weight Control
  • Improved balance and co-ordination

Our physiotherapist will conduct a comprehensive assessment in the clinic prior to commencing your hydrotherapy program. This will allow your therapist and yourself to formulate specific goals for your rehabilitation. A wide range of equipment like floaties, noodles and kickboards may be used to assist your recovery.