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Hydrotherapy

This is a type of physiotherapy that’s carried out in water. This has been introduced and has been widely practiced in the ancient civilization. Shallow swimming pool or special hydrotherapy pool, swirling bath and spas are all examples of hydrotherapy.

Uses and benefits:

  1. Temperature and water movements vary accordingly to the type of treatment in mind by the assigned therapist under controlled environment. Water temperature and the movement that causes skin friction are an effective way to soothe and relax the muscles.
  2. Warm water promotes the expansion of the blood vessels, that means proper entry of blood to the muscles and tissues that we aim to treat.
  3. The increase in the speed of blood circulation provides the needed oxygen and nutrients while at the same time promotes lymphatic waste removal of damaged cells.
  4. This therapy promotes the relaxation of the spastic/hypertonic muscles because of the lactic acid accumulation in these muscles by clearing unwanted buildup of these acids before the administration of active strengthening exercises.
  5. This eliminates the chances of a muscle tear due to improper relaxation of the muscles or inappropriate warm ups.

WATER EXERCISES:

Before the Intensive Therapy sessions begin the muscles are then properly prepared by submerging it in the Whirlpool tub to relax the muscle(s) enabling him to do the next sequences of exercise.

Water is an excellent medium to carry out physical activity and exercise for those who find it difficult to perform these movements on land due to the buoyancy water provides making the patient feel weightless in performing the weight-bearing exercises. These set of exercises would give enough resistance to build the muscle’s strength and flexibility.

If the present condition of the patient does not warrant this hydrotherapy then hot packs can be used as an alternative method to achieve the desired results.

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