Are you ready to dive in, get your swim on? Pull out those board shorts and cozzies because things are about to get wet!

Hydrotherapy/Aquatic physiotherapy is physiotherapy in warm water. As opposed to land-based therapy the buoyancy of the water unloads the weight of the body relieving stress on the joints and allowing freedom of movement, making it a safe and fun environment to exercise in.

The warmth of the water will allow your muscles to relax and ease the pain of your joints. Aquatic physiotherapy is practiced by a qualified physiotherapist who is in the water with you supervising and assisting your every move. So no cheating or getting away with less repetitions. 

Aquatic physiotherapy can be for the young and old and can be prescribed for pre- or post-operative management, chronic pain, neurological conditions, general joint and lower back pain and the rehabilitation post fractures. 

So, what is the splish splash about? How can aquatic physiotherapy really help you or a loved one? Aquatic physiotherapy can help you in the following ways:

  • Relief of pain and muscle spasms 
  • Increase joint range of movement particularly post total knee and hip replacements
  • Increase circulation 
  • Increase balance and coordination
  • Increased strengthening of weak / injured muscle or prevention of muscle wasting by exercise
  • Decrease muscle tone

Join us in the pool today, let us move you in a fun, safe and effective way today.

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