why water?

The Professionals Choice
Hydrotherapy assists...

  • Rehabilitation
  • Circulation
  • Balance and Stability
  • Gait and Posture
  • Psychological Wellbeing
  • Pain Management
  • Weight loss
why water diagram

Hydrostatic Pressure

Reduces peripheral oedema, assists circulation, reduces heart rate and arterial pressure. Increases metabolic rate and lymphatic drainage. Creates phastic stimuli to the sensory skin receptors decreasing hypersensitivity allowing increased movement with less pain.

Surface Tension

Helps to strengthen specific muscle groups, improves balance for unsteady patients, allows patients greater reaction time increases confidence.

Buoyancy

Reduces load on joints and muscles, improves core stability, improves flexibility, decreases pain.

Water Temperature

Therapeutic effects, relaxes muscles, aids comfort, increases circulation, relieves pain.