HYDROTHERAPY / AQUATIC PHYSIOTHERAPY
COVID-19 Update for Hydrotherapy
Hydrotherapy has restarted after they shut down with COVID-19.
If you have been referred for hydrotherapy and would like to make an appointment please either call 0422 487 717 or book an Initial Consultation online using the link on the right. Your initial appointment will be land based in the clinic in Weston prior to starting in the pool.
More information on the program can be found below.
50 Launceston Street,
Please note - REBOOT Physiotherapy is located in Weston (see Contact page) for clinic appointments.
REBOOT Aquatic Physiotherapy details:
Tuesday mornings between 8:30-11am
Location - Stellar Pool in Phillip
Sessions are 45-60min depending on your needs and tolerance
Individualised program based on your goals
Typically, sessions will be in small groups (around 3 people in the pool at a time).
Cost $85 per session. You can claim private health rebates if applicable.
No pool entry or membership required.
Bookings can be made by calling 0422 487 717 - reception hours 830-530 Monday to Friday. Or booking online for an Initial Consultation.
Before you start
An initial assessment is required prior to starting in the pool and are conducted in rooms at Weston (see Contact page).
Please note you may require clearance from your doctor if you have a chronic health condition or are post surgery.
READ ON TO FIND OUT MORE ABOUT AQUATIC PHYSIOTHERAPY
What is it?
Hydrotherapy encompasses a range of activities carried out in heated pools for a therapeutic effect this can include rehabilitation, exercise, relaxation etc.
Aquatic Physiotherapy is physiotherapy led rehabilitation in water. Physiotherapist have a high level of understanding of anatomy, physiology, injury and recovery which allows us to provide you with the best program for your needs.
Why do Hydrotherapy?
Water is a unique environment to exercise in due to its properties of buoyancy, hydrostatic pressure and decreased effects of gravity, these variables can make exercise easier or harder depending on how they are used.
Hydrotherapy is often used as a stepping stone or an alternative to land based exercise when people are having difficulties with this. This is often most evident following surgery or injury where you have had a period of reduced weight bearing or are unable to fully weight bear comfortably.
It is also used to help conditions that have resulted in pain, stiffness, weakness, deconditioning, poor balance or difficulty moving (e.g. walking up stairs).
There are many benefits to aquatic physiotherapy including reduced pain and swelling, improved range of movement, function and strength. Other reported benefits (which would also be benefits of general exercise) are improved mood, sleep, fitness and weight loss.