Hydrotherapy is one of the most effective and therapeutic ways to exercise and rehabilitate from an injury in a cool and relaxing atmosphere.
The water’s buoyancy decreases the load which passes through weight-bearing joints by up to 90%, allowing for more activities and movement with less stress and bearing on the joints.
Exercising in water can be just as intense as an on-land workout, without the physical impact on our bodies.
Bringing your workout or rehab session into the pool has an array of health and therapeutic benefits. These include:
Improving muscular strength, stability and balance.
The resistance of the water challenges your body’s strength and stability through a natural, constant resistance. Studies have shown significant gains in strength, flexibly and agility after 12 weeks of regular aquatic exercises.
Relief from pain, swelling and muscle tension.
The warmth and support of the water helps to stimulate blood circulation, reduce muscle...