Hydrotherapy

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Hydrotherapy is a water-based form of therapy, used to treat various conditions.

Water has the unique ability to decrease the effects of gravity, making movement more comfortable. The warm water helps your muscles relax, reduces joint stress, and encourages healing. Hydrotherapy creates an accessible, welcoming environment for people looking to improve their health and fitness.

Hydrotherapy exercises are focused on slow, controlled movements rather than aerobic exercise. Regardless of age or fitness level, it's a great way to get moving and have fun.

At Adelaide Hydrotherapy, our pool is kept at a consistently warm 34ºC all year round. This is warmer than the usual swimming pool, providing the perfect environment for hydrotherapy.

We have an on-site Physiotherapist and Exercise Physiologist who can assist with a wide range of conditions - helping you get back to your best.

 

Our team will make sure your hydrotherapy program is tailored to your needs. We will ensure that you feel comfortable with being in the water, adjust your program to best suit you and be with you one on one during the entire session.

 

Adelaide Hydrotherapy welcomes NDIS participants; we work with Plan Managed and Self Managed clients. We also work with Return to Work SA, Private Health Funds, GP Care Plans & the Department of Veterans Affairs.

 

Book in for an initial consultation to start your journey today by calling 08 7089 6666.

Hydrotherapy can help with:
  • Arthritis

  • Autism

  • Low muscle tone

  • Whiplash

  • Pre-Surgery & Post-Surgery

  • Joint Replacement

  • Shoulder - Hip - Knee - Ankle

  • Back pain / Sciatica / Lumbar Pain

  • Osteoarthritis

  • Post immobilisation due to fracture

  • Acute ankle/knee sprains

  • Balance/coordination problems

  • Multiple Sclerosis

  • Parkinson Disease

  • Chronic Fatigue

  • Pregnancy-related back and pelvic pain

Why choose hydrotherapy?
Phillip and Damien from our clinical team explain the biggest benefits of hydrotherapy and getting in the water.

How can Hydrotherapy help?

Being performed in
warm water 

Like a heat pack to help with pain and stiffness, warm water has the added benefit of relieving pain and improving flexibility as you exercise!

Reducing the effect of gravity on your body

Move more freely and perform exercises in water that you can’t do on land. It is a great way to exercise weight-bearing joints such as your hips, knees and ankles, as well as reducing any stiffness, limited movement, and the compressive load on your lower back. 

Providing resistance

Using movement through the water creates resistance which works your muscles in a different way to greatly improve their strength. 

Hydrotherapy has many benefits and is used to treat a wide range of conditions in the spinal, upper and lower body areas. It is helpful following surgery, particularly after joint replacements and back surgery. It has also proven to be extremely helpful in the management of arthritis

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