Hydrotherapy is the use of water for the treatment of injuries.
The warmth and buoyancy of the water can help to reduce muscle spasm and pain and increases circulation. As exercising in water is non-weight bearing, hydrotherapy is particularly useful for injuries that are aggravated by walking or land based exercises. By reducing the risk of aggravation, it is much easier to improve strength, flexibly and mobility whilst decreasing pain.
Hydrotherapy is particularly useful for the following conditions:
Call us at Mermaid Beach Sports Medicine and Physiotherapy Clinic today to find out how hydrotherapy can benefit you!