This is a form of physiotherapy treatment in a heated pool. Patients are assessed and given a specific water-based exercise program to assist in their rehabilitation and physical well-being. A progressive, individualised program is offered under the supervision of a qualified physiotherapist with experience in rehabilitation for all movement disorders.
Both the heat and buoyancy of the water help to induce relaxation and relieve pain. Water offers an environment to exercise with freedom of movement or increased resistance, assisting with many rehabilitation programs. Combined with regular physiotherapy, aquatic physiotherapy can improve the rate of recovery.
Aquatic physiotherapy benefits the following conditions:
- Back and neck pain
- Work-related injuries
- Recovery from orthopaedic surgery
- Sports injuries
- Arthritic problems
- Hip & knee conditions
Class duration: 30 minutes