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Spotlight on hydrotherapy

Classes take place in a heated, indoor pool with the supervision of an experienced physiotherapist and patients receive individualised, specific exercises aimed at mobility, strength, flexibility and fitness depending on their injury and needs.

There is a strong focus on technique and patient programs are gradually progressed as they improve.

Benefits of hydrotherapy:

  • Improves circulation
  • Decrease pain and muscle spasm
  • Increases or maintains joint ROM
  • Improves muscle strength, timing, endurance
  • Increases muscle flexibility
  • Improves core stability
  • Increases tactile, proprioceptive, vestibular, visual input
  • Increases body awareness
  • Improves aerobic capacity
  • Improves DOMS
  • Promotes relaxation
  • Facilitates co contraction
  • Allows graded WB and exercises
  • Can be used in all stages of rehab
  • Allows training of functional activities
  • Increases cardiorespiratory fitness
  • Provides socialisation and recreation
  • Improves quality of life
  • Is informal and fun

Located at Adelaide Hydrotherapy, 111A Welland Ave, Welland, classes are held Tuesday, Thursday and Saturdays for approximately 40 minutes.

But…. don’t forget sportsmed Mitcham also has a SwimEx Hydrotherapy pool for those of you who would rather have` an individual session.

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