Hydrotherapy is a mode of exercise and movement that is carried out in a warm pool. The warm water, allows easier and less painful movement, relaxing the muscles and joints and allowing people to move in ways they may not be able to on land.
There are many benefits to hydrotherapy including decreased pain and swelling, increased function, strength and range of movement. It has been shown to improve mood and sleep in some, and fitness and weight loss in others. Hydrotherapy is a perfect treatment type for those with joint pain as well as people who find it difficult or painful to walk and exercise on land.
Do you suffer joint and muscle pain? Or do you have any of the following conditions?
- Muscle and other joint pain
- Cerebral palsy