What is Hydrotherapy?

Hydrotherapy or Aquatic Physiotherapy is a form of Physiotherapy performed in a heated pool.AFAV2

Hydrotherapy can assist with the following;

  • pain relief
  • improve joint mobility
  • strengthen muscles
  • improve cardiovascular fitness
  • promote muscular relaxation.

This is achieved through a tailored pool based exercise program written by a physiotherapist to suit your needs.

Hydrotherapy treatment is performed either individually or in a class based setting and involves performing specifically designed techniques and exercises alongside our specially trained Aquatic Physiotherapist,

The benefits from hydrotherapy arise from the properties of water. The warmth and buoyancy of the water reduce the stresses on the joints of the back and legs and facilitate relaxation of the muscles. The resistance of the water can also be used to aid with strengthening the muscles, and

developing co-ordinated muscle activation.who supervises your treatment.