Hydro

Hydrotherapy is the use of a warm water pool for which exercise therapy techniques are performed. The warm water and buoyancy it creates is a great medium to promote the use of joints which may have been limited due to pain or to encourage movement where certain medical conditions may limits or prevents normal function.

Hydrotherapy has been used predominantly by Physiotherapist and Occupation Therapist, however as the industry grows Exercise Physiologists are now recognized in this field.

 

Benefits of Hydrotherapy

  • Reduced pain
  • Improved range of motion
  • Some improvements in strength
  • Reduced swelling
  • Decrease in muscle spasms
  • Improved core stability and balance
  • Weight management

 

Conditions which may benefit from Hydrotherapy treatment

Neurological Conditions

  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Acquire Brain Injury
  • Stroke
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • MS (Multiple Sclerosis)
  • Parksinson’s Disease

Musculoskeletal

  • Arthritis
  • Low Back / Neck Pain

Orthopedic Rehabilitation

  • Post surgical joint replacement or reconstruction
  • Post surgical spinal treatment
  • Trauma

Paediatric

  • Cerebral Palsy
  • ASD (Autistic Spectrum Disorder)
  • Orthopedic conditions

Other

  • Ante-Natal

There a many other condition which may benefit from hydrotherapy, if you would like to discuss these further please feel free to call us.

 

Costs

Initial Consultation (60 minutes)$110.00
Subsequent Consultation (30 minutes)$75.00
Eligible Medicare GP Management Plan$52.95 rebate
Eligible DVA PatientsBulk Billed
Group Class (45 minutes, 6 people maximum)
20.00 per person
OR
$180.00 (10 classes, pre paid)

Note: an initial assessment is required before commencing a group class to assess current capacities and develop your program.

 

Location

Our hydrotherapy sessions are currently conducted at the Logan West Aquatic and Fitness Centre and are by appointment only.

Alternate arrangements can be made pending prior approval from your preferred pool.

Our practitioners can also utilise your own swimming pool if you have one.

 

The use of hydrotherapy can be use in conjunction with land based programs. Our practitioners will provide you with a comprehensive program specific to your needs and conditions.

If you would like to undertake hydrotherapy treatment please contact us during our reception hours

Monday РFriday 9am Р6.15pm or email admin@exactphysiology.com.au